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Spell Cast


This year’s New Haven Reads Spelling Bee, happening tonight, attempts to virtually capture the magic captured in this pre-pandemic story from 2018. 

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This Halloween in New Haven

Zombie Hand Rising Out Of A Graveyard In Spooky Night

Dripping, spilling and gushing, then finishing with a splatter, this Halloween in New Haven lasts four days and nights…

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Good Bones


Cars slow and walkers linger in front of 1801 Whitney Avenue in Hamden. …

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’Casting Call


It’s about 15 minutes before recording time at Baobab Tree Studios…

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In Progress


A photo essay. To view all 14 photos, check out the email edition of this story.

For decades, the Pirelli Building, a.k.a. the Armstrong Rubber Building, has been stuck in the past…

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Making Peace


Gary Kyshon Miller Sr., age 20. Walter Jaynes Sr., age 19. These and more than 600 other names are etched into bricks on a broad, curving walkway that leads to New Haven’s new Botanical Garden of Healing…

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Formal Introduction


The second-floor painting studio at Creative Arts Workshop is a cavernous room with concrete floors and a patchwork of white wallboard. Slanted skylights let in the light of dusk. At…

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Relation Ship


It’s been several years since the Amistad’s masts last towered above her old home port at Long Wharf. …

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Movie Magic


Outdoor movie showings have “a different magic,” says Francesca Vignola, director of marketing and events for Town Green District. “I liked going to them [even] before I was responsible for putting them on.” …

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Great Promise


Just over a decade ago, key New Haven players made a promise to the city’s students: We will make it possible for you to go to college. …

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