Tag Archives: Christmas

Ch Level

Christmas happens Sunday, the seventh day of Chanukah, which is also Chw—er, Kwanzaa Eve.

Happy holidays, everyone—or, enjoy the long weekend.

—Your friends at Daily Nutmeg—

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Regift Guide


It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the time of year that reminds us just how much stuff is out there.

To indulge our love of stuff without adding more to the collective pile, one option is …

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This Week in New Haven (December 19 – 25)

Christmas Scene

Days begin to grow again, as hearts grow three sizes. …

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A Real Saint


One recent blustery afternoon, Santa came to town. He wore a coat the color of cranberry sauce and strolled along Chapel Street, causing small clamors of happy surprise among pedestrians going the other way. It was not unlike the appearance …

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Once a Year


In Christmas Comes But Once A Year, a cartoon short released in 1936, a group of young orphans awake on Christmas morning. Irrepressibly, they sing and dance past a very sad tree, heading straight for a row of stockings …

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On the Eve


Two and a half billion Christians around the world will soon celebrate the birth of the man they call their Savior, and many of them will do so this Friday, Christmas Eve. New Haven’s churches are a microcosm of that …

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Warm as Ice


A photo essay. To view all 12 images at higher quality, check out the email edition.

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Star Treatment


A photo essay. To view all 25 photos (and at a better quality), check out the email edition of this story.

Softly, amid distant stars, and boldly, amid giant books, is…

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Spirits Raised


This Christmas, we’re savoring the lights, and the music, and the holiday spirit.

But we’re also relishing in the city’s spirit…

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Ghosts of Christmas Past


The day before Christmas in New Haven is a good day to ponder how New Haven Christmases were before. …

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