Tag Archives: Branford

Past Experience

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It looked like a little home library, with parlor chairs, bookshelves and a Christmas tree. Then I found the slot where I was supposed to give the password…

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Home Economics

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Aiming to “reimagine, reuse and repurpose” things instead of consigning them to a landfill, Branford’s Tags on Main is like a communal attic—one that’s unusually well-dusted. …

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This Week in New Haven (December 11 – 17)

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Between and in-between maker projects, pajama parties and scary movies, the holiday season shifts into an even higher gear. …

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Something in the Water

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New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New Haven’s food culture. …

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Outer Space

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For a stark experience of nature, super-wide views of the Long Island Sound and the chance to take a deep, relaxing breath, there’s an answer off the coast of Branford: Outer Island.

Named for its location, this outermost member

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This Week in New Haven (August 14 – 20)

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We’ve got a queen, soothsayers, witches, ghosts, bards and bacchanals—and that’s not even getting into the Shakespeare. …

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Shoes to Fill

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Squeezed into the heel of Branford’s main drag, a narrow, old-timey storefront has quietly become a landmark. Branford Shoe Repair, the words painted by hand across the front window, has operated here for 48 years.

After all that time, proprietor …

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This Week in New Haven (August 7 – 13)

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Live music fills a week topped off by dogs, drams and shrooms. …

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This Week in New Haven (July 31 – August 6)

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Highlights include an oyster fair day, a sunset luau and a full-moon stroll. …

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’Go-To

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When I first moved to New Haven and a bartender recommended the Owenego, I thought he and his Irish accent were having fun at my expense. …

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