Tag Archives: Hamden

This Week in New Haven (June 20 – 26)

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Festivals, special occasions and cuddly goats start summer off right. …

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Fast Breaks

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We hardly need research—although it’s out there—to know that spending time in nature is good for us. In Hamden, I’ve found that source of goodness in unexpectedly convenient places, the kind you can pop into and out of while …

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Splash Drive

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Stomping, shrieking and spraying are all approved activities at one of New Haven’s summer staples: the splash pad. …

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Home to Roost

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“Ramshackle” is the word bird watcher Arthur Shippee uses to describe the nests of the great blue herons settling in his Hamden neighborhood. …

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This Week in New Haven (April 11 – 17)

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Flowers and many other things bloom in the week ahead. …

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Trash Decisions

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For curb-kickers and -pickers, it’s that bulk trash time of year again in Hamden. Prepare for the month ahead with this good-as-new primer from 2019.

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This Week in New Haven (March 7 – 13)

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Seriousness and sobriety rule—until the parade weekend. …

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Retaining Walls

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“Something there is that doesn’t love a wall,” begins Robert Frost’s oft-read poem “Mending Wall.” Frost is lamenting all the things that bring down his old stone walls, requiring…

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This Week in New Haven (February 28 – March 6)

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Welcome attractions or perhaps distractions abound as the omicron threat diminishes and geopolitical danger spreads. …

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Parked and Wrecked

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Eyesore or masterpiece? Few local attractions have drawn a more polarized response than Ghost Parking Lot, a public art installation that…

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