On Green, It’ll Be WWI All Over Again

by Allan Appel | Mar 30, 2018 7:59 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass PhotoThe only monument ever allowed to be constructed on the Green is the flagpole moument listing the names of the 261 New Haveners who died in battles called Meuse-Argonne, Somme, and Chateau-Thierry.

Each one of their names will be read later this year as New Haven marks the centennial of World War One and American and New Haven participation in it through a rededication of the flagpole monument.

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2 Visions Of Green Collide

by Michelle Liu | Mar 21, 2018 1:47 pm | Comments (38)

Portrait of AmericaMichelle Liu PhotoSam Sigg dumped the contents of a bag onto a table, revealing a year’s worth of used pipes, syringes and other drug paraphernalia that he’d collected around the Trinity Church on the Green.

This, he told a room full of neighbors filling a City Hall conference room, was a visual presentation of the New Haven Green.

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Is That Adele In Wooster Square?

by Christopher Peak | Oct 5, 2017 12:37 pm | Comments (9)

Christopher Peak PhotoMusical chords resonated throughout the south end of Wooster Square, as a jazz musician struck out notes on a piano. A crowd took seats on city benches to listen; a mother danced with her baby.

That was the lively scene for one of the many impromptu recitals the past few days plunked out at the newly installed Wooster Piano, New Haven’s first outdoor piano.

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