Tag Archives: recreation

Steady Progress

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“Steady Eddie” was his nickname, and his record shows why. Tennis player Eddie van Beverhoudt (pictured right, above) won the Greater New Haven City Open men’s singles title 18 times between 1949 and 1970 and enjoyed a run of more …

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Row House

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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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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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The Ice is Right

Ralph Walker Skating Rink

With March rolling around this weekend and a brutally cold winter still nipping, most of us are probably looking ahead to spring. The promise of a return to fair weather seems increasingly tantalizing now that the sun is once…

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Powder Trip

Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort

Early morning… open sky… gliding downhill through fresh, untouched powder… In skier slang, it’s the “milk run,” the day’s first taste of a smooth, creamy slope.

Powder Ridge Mountain Park…

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Beauty and the East

Shoreline path at East Shore Park

It’s early fall, a balmy Sunday afternoon, and East Shore Park in New Haven is packed with little leaguers, their seasons coming to a close. High-pitched pings from aluminum bats connecting with fastballs ring across the park’s six baseball diamonds. …

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The Ice is Right

Ralph Walker Ice Skating Rink

By the time March rolls around, most of us are thinking spring. The promise of a return to fair weather seems increasingly tantalizing now that the sun is shining well past 6 p.m., thanks in no small part to Daylight …

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Good Exercise

Closer to Free | A Ride for Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven

Labor Day’s the first holiday of the school year, but a lot of folks don’t feel like resting that week. They prefer to run, bike or just play in the grass at health-conscious communal events.

First up are the runners. …

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