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  • Counterfeiter Abel Buell Later Forged An Inventive Career

    In October the Library of Congress opened a new exhibition featuring the first map of the United States — the first ever to depict the Stars and Stripes. It was printed in New Haven in 1784 by a Connecticut engraver, Abel Buell, just half a year...
  • Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit

    Connecticut's Bar Trivia: No Trivial Pursuit
    What is the population of Ireland? Edward Slater, 32, of West Hartford will never forget that trivia question, the one that kept him from a free trip to said country in the bar-trivia finals at McLadden's in West Hartford. Being the second closest...
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  • Dot Mitzvah, New Haven

    Dot Mitzvah, New Haven
    Where do you do most of your shopping? Fashionista Vintage and Variety. It's the best place to buy clothes in the city. What about shopping for burlesque clothes? I make a lot of my costumes, and the ones I don't make I buy from places like...
  • New Haven Small Theater Veteran in National Tour of Mamma Mia at the Shubert Nov. 14-16

    New Haven Small Theater Veteran in National Tour of Mamma Mia at the Shubert Nov. 14-16
    Michael Colavolpe, whom many New Haven theatergoers remember as a co-founder of the local Theatremania troupe, which did shows at the old Artspace and elsewhere, 10-25 years ago, plays Bill Austin in the new touring cast of the ABBA musical Mamma Mia. The...
  • Our Picks: Happy Hanukkah!

    Our Picks: Happy Hanukkah!
    Bethany Menorah Lighting: Dec. 1, 4 p.m. Bethany Town Green, chabadow.org. West Haven Menorah Lighting: Dec. 2, 4 p.m. West Haven Town Green, Main St., West Haven, chabadow.org. Ezra Academy's 43rd Annual Hanukkah Production: Dec. 3, 7 p.m. Ezra...
  • Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare

    Suspect in custody, weapons found after Connecticut campus scare
    For the second time in two weeks, a Connecticut university has been put on lockdown after officials received an alert about a possible gunman coming to campus. University of New Haven officials said Tuesday that a suspect was in custody and weapons...
  • Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings

    Police: Connecticut student had AR-15, news clips on mass shootings
    A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday. William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
  • Fragile Divide Separates Us From Danger

    When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket. I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...
  • Harvard, UMass: Two threats, two scares during finals week

    A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months. Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...