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’Sets and the City

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Smoky red, cloudy pink, hidden behind storm clouds rolling in from the west. Every sunset is unique, and New Haven’s got some great spots to watch the next show unfold.

Perhaps the most obvious candidates for a nice sunset view …

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Up a Creek

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You aren’t guaranteed to see a kingfisher while paddling with Kingfisher Adventures—but you might. “A belted kingfisher—that’s great!” our guide, John Pescatore, said as…

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Hidden Depths

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Lake Saltonstall hides in plain sight, even though it’s nearly as long as the city of New Haven. …

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Wild for Life

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A day at a normal veterinarian’s office is filled with a procession of household pets—cats and dogs, rabbits, guinea pigs, perhaps a ferret or even a bearded dragon. At Branford Veterinary Hospital, patients also include raccoons, woodchucks, squirrels and any …

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Sea Levels

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School’s out, but one more report card is worth reading…

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Row House

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It’s a great time to take your boat out on the harbor, and thanks to the Canal Dock Boathouse’s fleet of kayaks, single shells, double shells, a four-seater, an eight-seater and a 10-person dragon boat that calls to mind a …

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Trail Spin

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Every now and then, geographically diminutive Connecticut manages to outdistance the country. We’ll be doing that this weekend when…

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Winged Words

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The little, black-capped chickadee is one of the hardy birds that has just weathered the winter with us. Its …

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Trees of Knowledge

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The graves of loved ones and luminaries are enough to attract visitors to the Grove Street Cemetery. But this 18-acre oasis in the middle of the city has long held another appeal…

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Nature and Nurture

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“The outside loop at Edgewood Park is two and a half miles. But when you take into consideration all the little paths that go here and there, you can easily have eight to ten miles,” says Martin Torresquintero as fellow …

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