Tag Archives: Long Island Sound

Joy Ride

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It’s a warm summer evening on Milford Harbor, and the 20 of us gathered at the docks below Fowler Park don’t need to be pressured to board the Pier Pressure, a Miami blue boat with a pink paddle wheel …

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Small Wonder

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Tucked between I-95 and the Long Island Sound, the Long Wharf Nature Preserve is easy to zip by but rewarding to visit. …

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Sea Levels

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School’s out, but one more report card is worth reading…

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Sea Fare

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You’re probably familiar with CSAs bringing fresh vegetables to farm supporters, but how about a CSA for fresh seafood? …

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This Week in New Haven (December 28 – January 3)

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This year’s transition to the next is uniquely muted, even if we can control the volume. …

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Water Logged

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The seas are calm, and Long Island looks like a mirage at the horizon, where it meets a sky full of flat-bottomed clouds. …

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Rock and Roll

Savin Rock, West Haven

A warm, persistent wind frothed up whitecaps on Long Island Sound one hot August afternoon. …

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Mouth-Watering

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There’s something elemental about eating oysters by the sea, as if you plucked your dinner from the brine. …

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Of Great Import

Port of New Haven

If you’ve ever gazed over Long Island Sound, you may have seen the big ships coming in and out of New Haven. Maybe you’ve even wondered where they’re from, what they’re carrying and what life is like down on the …

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Something in the Water

Mill River, New Haven

New Haven: the birthplace of the hamburger and, arguably, home to the finest pizza in America. But for centuries it was Crassotrea Virginica—the eastern oyster, a.k.a. the Atlantic oyster—that was the pride of New…

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