Tag Archives: feature

Super Bowl

Before what was then the world’s largest stadium could open with the big Yale-Harvard game of 1914, it had to be built. …

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Hanging Up

Even if you’ve hiked Meriden’s Hanging Hills before, when you clamber over the last rocky shelf and arrive on West Peak, chances are you’ll be awed all over again. …

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Four of a Kind

Beethoven had been deaf for 20 years when he wrote his String Quartet in A Minor, Op. 132—“one of the greatest string quartets,” cellist Philip Boulanger told a masked audience of 150…

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This Week in New Haven (November 15 – 21)

Annual occasions for early holiday shopping and late-fall competition are right on time. …

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Turning Pages

Published 15 years after the tercentenary for which it was commissioned, Rollin G. Osterweis’s Three Centuries of New Haven (1953)—which you can access at local libraries or buy from indie booksellers—is broad enough to be the starting point of choice …

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Mouth to Mouth

“We have a favorite saying here: ‘You’re not famous until your head is on a PEZ dispenser,’” says Shawn Peterson, manager of the PEZ Visitor Center in Orange. …

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Subject Matters

The Roaring Twenties brothel owner Pearl “Polly” Adler and the minister Henry Ward Beecher, “one of the founding fathers of modern American Christianity,” have a few things in common. One is their biographer…

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Play Time

Calvin Hill is best known for his 12 seasons in the National Football League. But in New Haven, the star running back’s biggest fans may be preschoolers. …

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This Week in New Haven (November 8 – 14)

The world comes to us, including that big city down the coast. …

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Spell Cast

This year’s New Haven Reads Spelling Bee, happening tonight, attempts to virtually capture the magic captured in this pre-pandemic story from 2018. 

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