| May 2, 2012
| 7:35 AM
O, the Marches of May
The April showers finally happened, on the first of May. This meant that the annual May Day celebration on New Haven Green had to move inside United Church on the Green. The day-long festival has happened for decades thanks to a...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Taft Apartments
The Taft celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and its staff plans to celebrate all year long. In its days as a hotel in the early part of the 20th Century guests like Albert Einstein, Eleanor Roosevelt, Babe Ruth and Lassie are...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Since March of 2011, a handful of University of Connecticut students have published The UConn Free Press, an "underground" publication full of anti-authority rants and displays of amateur graphic design. The monthly rag is not only unafraid to put an f-...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:21 PM
"Hey dad, watching the election in a lounge now with a large group of people. I'll call you when I get home. Are you nervous? I kind of am."
Email from my daughter in England to me the night of the election
"I fried some catfish today and cooked (most...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas
June 16-30 at various venues throughout downtown New Haven. A full schedule of the dozens of festival events can be found online or at the Arts & Ideas information booth on New Haven Green during the festival....
| Jun 20, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Caravan of Thieves
June 23, 7 p.m., free, International Arts & Ideas Festival (opening for Carolina Chocolate Drops), New Haven Green, Elm Street Stage, New Haven, artidea.org
Almost exactly four years ago, when joining the Caravan of Thieves for...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:22 AM
New Haven Green Drinks, New Haven's environmentally-friendly social gathering, meets tonight at the Bourse Co-working Loft from 6-8 p.m. The featured speaker this month is architect and urban planner Robert Orr, FAIA, who'll be presenting "Jobs Oriented...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 8:18 AM
The Young are a four-piece garage rock band from Austin, TX. They were signed to Matador Records late last year, giving them instant indie credibility whever they go. But they're good too. They've got a lo-fi, aggresive, washed-out sound that's got some...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 11:53 AM
See local band the Ivory Bills perform on the Arts & Ideas stage on the New Haven Green before Roseanne Cash on Saturday, June 30. The Ivory Bills hit the stage at 6 p.m. Give 'em a listen at jamesvelvet.com.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
I have no doubt that there were several dozen other such moments. I wasn't at every event in the festival, and...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
The Antlers’ music is ethereal, soulful, righteous and rooted in a special kind of belief system based on helplessness (“I Would Have Saved Her If I Could”), eternal questions (“On an endless ladder, climbing higher”), pain...