Tag Archives: East Rock

Curation Story

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At the southwest corner of State and Edwards, the words “Flynn’s Grocery / Specialty Foods,” printed on the window, might get lost in what’s behind or before them, but you can’t miss the black and white-striped awning around the corner …

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Gone Bust

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It’s easy to miss the empty pedestal near the summit of East Rock. Situated on a patch of grass where Farnam Drive meets its first overlook and turns toward the summit, the granite pillar is marred with graffiti. Bolt anchors …

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Underway

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A cat on the stoop, plants in the window, laundry on the line between two colorful buildings. …

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North Rock

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Peter’s Rock in North Haven, a peak in the same traprock formation as East Rock and West Rock, is certainly less popular than its more famous siblings. When solitude is your goal, that’s a good thing. …

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On the Rocks

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A morning rain has cleared, and the trail up West Rock is slick as I follow Yale geologist David Evans to the top. We’re in search of evidence of the glaciers that…

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Long Range

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What New Havener hasn’t been stunned on a sunny evening by the view of West Rock’s cliffs bathing Westville in their carmine light, or by East Rock’s sheer rosy face, frilled with trees, basking in the glow of the sinking …

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Sub Hero

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A cartoon pig, blinged out and blazed up, gazes out from below the counter inside the new…

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Blasts from the Past

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An exploding firework is loud and sudden.

But a photo of one is quiet and still…

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Alone, Together

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It’s early April, or Week 3 of sheltering in place. …

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Middle East Rock

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Nestled in the shadow of East Rock, perpetually shaded by trees, lies a small gateway to the Middle East…

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