Tag Archives: New Haven Green

Town and City


The character of the New Haven Green, and therefore New Haven itself, owes much to Ithiel Town, by some accounts the city’s first professional architect. …

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A Real Saint


One recent blustery afternoon, Santa came to town. He wore a coat the color of cranberry sauce and strolled along Chapel Street, causing small clamors of happy surprise among pedestrians going the other way. It was not unlike the appearance …

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Down Under


What do Benedict Arnold’s first wife, Rutherford B. Hayes’s grandmother and James Hillhouse’s uncle have in common? …

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Open Wide


A photo essay.

The two-week peak of this year’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas began last Saturday.

Here’s what we saw on opening day. …

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I want to ride my bicycle.
I want to ride my bike.
I want to ride my bicycle.
I want to ride it where I like.

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Iron Age


Like a mountain piled with strata, a city as old as New Haven is layered with the remains of its past. Sometimes a layer lies in plain view but goes unnoticed by nearly everyone who passes by. …

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Goodbye Kiss


An animated photo essay. To view the gifs, check out the email version.

This mild winter gave us a light but wet smooch on its way out the door yesterday. …

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Squirreling Away


A photo essay. To view all 21 images, check out the email edition

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Present Tens


Since Daily Nutmeg turned 10 on Tuesday, other 10s keep turning up. …

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Gifts on the Green


To view images at higher quality—as well as a gif capturing the moment the tree was lit—check out the email edition of this story. 

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