Tag Archives: Center Church Parish House

Stone Turned


It was 1822. The population of the United States had just crossed 10 million. James Monroe was in his second term as president, having won all but a single electoral vote. In New Haven, cattle-grazing had been banished from the …

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Feet First


When the New Haven Morris and Sword dancers perform the steps of a Cotswold dance, they’re enacting what an ancient ritual. …

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This Week in New Haven (November 11 – 17)


Confront global warming, embrace local cooling and savor the expressions of artists past and present. …

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Dinner Service

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen

Just north of the city green, on Temple Street, the Center Church Parish House is a handsome two-story brick building, with chalk-white detailing and an imposing air.

But it’s actually quite welcoming. …

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Singing Praises


Practice doesn’t start until 7:30 but by five after seven on Thursday night, the foyer and halls at 311 Temple Street are abuzz with giddy chatter. There’s a communal dish of gumdrops by the sign-in sheet and someone’s carrying in …

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