Tag Archives: Long Wharf

Taken for a Ride


We’re celebrating 2023 by revisiting some of the year’s most memorable photo essays, each plucked from—and emblematic of—one of the four seasons.

Now, with winter and spring complete, it’s time for the flash and heat of summer, courtesy of this

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Truck Stop


Tall colorful banners and bright national flags ripple in the breeze above a column of trucks as customers line up along the sidewalk. It looks like a fiesta on Long Wharf Drive. But it’s only lunch. …

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Taken for a Ride


A photo essay. To view all 19 images, check out the email edition.

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In Progress


A photo essay. To view all 14 photos, check out the email edition of this story.

For decades, the Pirelli Building, a.k.a. the Armstrong Rubber Building, has been stuck in the past…

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Row House


It’s a great time to take your boat out on the harbor, and thanks to the Canal Dock Boathouse’s fleet of kayaks, single shells, double shells, a four-seater, an eight-seater and a 10-person dragon boat that calls to mind a …

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Pier Review


A grinding, honking orchestra of an estimated 140,000 cars per day crosses over the old skeleton of Long Wharf, New Haven’s oldest pier. This remnant of the city’s economic heyday, when it was a West Indian trading port, sits buried …

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Vapor Trail


The poet Carl Sandburg famously wrote that fog “comes on little cat feet.” …

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This Week in New Haven (May 27 – June 2)


Casual and causal, veracious and vexatious, variety this week comes down to more than mere letters. …

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House Warming

Canal Dock Boathouse

A photo essay. To view all 29 images, check out the email version.

After two decades of setbacks and successes, the Canal Dock Boathouse marks its …

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Middle of the Food Chain


When I visited Long Wharf’s New Haven Food Terminal, it was sweltering. The air shimmied, and even the seagulls who’d flown over from the harbor seemed dispirited and limp …

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