| May 3, 2013
| 7:17 AM
For nearly three decades, a hardy group of local activists, peace-lovers and community-boosters have been throwing a big consciousness-raising party every year on New Haven Green around May Day. More often than not, weather permitting, the event has...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:16 AM
New Haven’s 375th birthday is today. The area was settled on April 24, 1638. A lot has happened since.
The city is celebrating the milestone in a number of ways, none of them as lavish or as hyped as, say, its 350th anniversary celebration, but...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:21 AM
The latest show from the British director and South African puppeteers of Broadway’s award-winning “War Horse,” a premiere of a chamber opera based on a Chekhov short story, performance by Aaron Neville and the Kronos Quartet and talks...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Roseanne Cash, Dianne Reeves, and Asphalt Orceshtra will be among the headliners in a series of free concerts on New Haven Green as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas which runs June 16 to 30.Kicking off the free concerts on the Green on...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Besides the New Haven Green concerts, there will be other musical events at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven including the return of the popular "Music at Dusk" series at 470 College St. and a series...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June?
The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:13 AM
One of my first visions of New Haven was a hurricane. I was helping a friend move here from Boston, it was 1985, and the hurricane in question was Gloria. We were headstrong youth, and though the forecast was dire we had already the U-Haul, so we plowed...
| 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...