Tag Archives: North Haven

Water Therapy

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The tide chart tells us that around 9:30 a.m., the time will be right for putting our canoe in at Sackett Point. …

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Salvage Mission

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As cofounder and board chair Lisa Spetrini guided me through the racks, bins, shelves, cubbies and jars of artsy, craftable salvage in North Haven’s EcoWorks—“Connecticut’s only Creative Reuse Center”—I thought of all the creative people I know and wondered, …

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This Week in New Haven (July 11 – 17)

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Outdoor experiences and a funnybone lift a week that culminates in a proper summer Saturday. …

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Pop Art

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As popsicle weather blazes forth, Victoria DeCristofaro, owner of PopCentric Gourmet Ice Pops, has options—35 or so at any given time, from a repertoire of about 70 total. In her cheery North Haven shop, freezers display both vegan (fruit-based) …

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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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Flower Girl

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Cold wind whooshed past towering hemlocks as owner Christina Natale and her mottled brown and white pup, Stella, welcomed me to Little Hen Farm in North Haven. Showing me around the 4.5-acre organic flower venture, Natale pointed to plots she’d …

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Project Driveway

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In 2020, many of us baked our own bread or binge-watched the last five years of shows we’d missed.

Jon and Sarah Reed built an RV. …

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Up the Road

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Walking into Crossroads, an eco-conscious coffeehouse and bakery in North Haven, the smell of coffee welcomed me as sunlight poured across a wall of framed mirrors. A painted map in back had Crossroads at its center, and real and faux …

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Raising Glass

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The cool light of a winter afternoon electrifies the colors in each stained glass piece Sara Bennett holds up to her window. There are candy canes and holly sprigs, rainbow hearts, honeycombs, daisies, Poké balls (from Pokémon), a shamrock and …

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Rail to Trail

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A westerly wind runs across the tidal marsh, combing the silky heads of reedy marsh grass. …

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