Tag Archives: Fourth of July

Public ’Works

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Summer’s first fever has broken, and the rain that broke it is projected to finish in time for Sunday’s Fourth of July fireworks over East Rock Park.

Three bits of wisdom from experience…

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This Week in New Haven (June 28 – July 4)

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Surf’s up, as are fireworks. …

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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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Flying Colors

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Flushed skin, hot light, fair skies.

Red, white, blue. …

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’Work Day

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You don’t need us to tell you it’s the Fourth of July, but we need to tell you something…

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This Week in New Haven (July 2 – 8)

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This Fourth of July, American patriotism takes center-week, with a finishing flourish too. …

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Have a Peak

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A photo essay.

Marking the peak of East Rock, the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument also marks the spot where the city’s annual Fourth of July fireworks show launches, with …

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Free Time

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Philosophers consider independence a “negative” liberty—a “freedom from,” as opposed to a “freedom to.” Of course, in practice, when you’re freer from this, you’re generally freer to that. …

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Peace and Riot

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A photo essay.

A firework explosion is loud and quick.

But a photo of a firework explosion can be quiet and still…

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This Week in New Haven (July 4 – 10)

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If you live in New Haven, you’ve heard pops, booms and sizzles all weekend. Enjoy one more day of them, then advance to artsier kinds of pops, more deliberative kinds of booms and a couple of mild brain-sizzlers.  …

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