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Passing Muster


A photo essay. To view all nine images, including a couple of animated gifs, check out the email version.

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Solar Power

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In downtown New Haven, Monday’s solar eclipse—where the moon progressively blocks, then reveals, the sun’s direct light—begins at 2:12 p.m. and finishes at 4:37, peaking at 3:27 with 90.74% “coverage.” The experience, which comes with both a safety warning

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Forward March


Here’s some March Madness for you: Yale is out, but UConn is so in that they just embarrassed the team that embarrassed Yale.

For fans who root for both the Bulldogs and the Huskies, it’s a kind of revenge. …

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Mystery Book


Tucked away among the collections of Yale’s Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library lies one of the world’s most mysterious manuscripts…

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Hall Past


Standing at the edge of the New Haven Green with its Victorian Gothic visage, New Haven City Hall strikes an immortal pose. So it’s hard to believe that its time was once up. …

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Leap Away


Tomorrow is Leap Day, which occurs every four years.

Or does it? …

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Brut Force


Hard hulking structures, recessed windows, abrasive raw concrete. These are the hallmarks of some of New Haven’s most striking buildings—enormous, bare creations that inspire gut reactions, often of distaste…

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Petals and Roots

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Renowned horticulturist Luther Burbank (1849-1926), creator of the popular Shasta daisy and hundreds of other cultivars, reportedly wrote, “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine to the soul.” …

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Magic Kingdom

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Now in its 35th year, Curious Goods New Age Shop in West Haven promises “all those with an open mind a Magical Temple, a repository of secrets, a mystery school, and a safe haven from the everyday world. To those …

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Doggie Doors


A photo essay. To view all 11 images, check out the email edition.

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