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This Week in New Haven (May 16 – 22)

My Paris at Long Wharf Theatre

Pathos, glee, experience, questioning, ritual, discovery and catharsis—all are at hand this week in New Haven. …

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This Week in New Haven (August 10 – 16)


This week, New Haveners get together over music, food and dancing outdoors; movies, drinks and “magic” indoors; and plenty of furred and feathered friends…

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Five Stars

Wooster Square Cherry Blossoms

377 years ago tomorrow, New Haven was founded.

One year ago tomorrow, a fivefold confluence of major, New Haven-y happenings occurred in one weekend, making for an unparalleled…

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This Week in New Haven (April 20 – 26)

Liggett's May 1970 New Haven by Tom Strong

Big annual happenings in the coming days prompt us to tune up our bikes, pull together favorite outfits, work up strong appetites and keep our…

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Outside In

CitySeed Indoor Winter Farmers' Market

Winter means hardship, and maybe that’s why CitySeed’s Indoor Winter Market, held in the Metropolitan Business Academy lobby each Saturday, feels counterintuitive. It makes life too easy.…

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This Week in New Haven (December 8 – 14)


After last week’s holidays-heavy itinerary, this week gets back to basics (albeit with a few seasonal moments). Bands toting riffs hot enough to melt snow ride into…

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This Week in New Haven (May 13 – 19)

"Columbus in the New World" at Yale Center for British Art

This week in New Haven begins with the jamming Alpaca Gnomes and ends with the klezmer band Nu Haven Kapelye, with jazz and punk and symphonies in between. There’s a high school youth…

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From the Ground Up

A boy and a chicken at Common Ground Urban Farm

It’s hard work catching a chicken. Kids squat and chase in pursuit, feathers fly, parents look on equally amused and alert. “I don’t think I have ever touched a chicken before in my life,” says one mother. Changing that sort …

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