Dixwell Church Plans For 3rd Century

by Allan Appel | Feb 21, 2017 9:00 am

Allan Appel Photo Slavery still exists in the prison-industrial complex. Voting rights have been reversed. But we can prevail against systemic evils —  because we have done it before right here in New Haven.

That history lesson with contemporary resonance highlighted a sermon that kicked off a three-year celebration of the historic Dixwell Avenue Congregational United Church of Christ as it moves towards its 200th anniversary in 2020.

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“Choco-Fabulous” Tops The Cookie Field

by Lucy Gellman | Jan 30, 2017 8:17 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Walking up to a large round table, Thomas Edwards took a tiny plastic cup into his hands, sniffed its contents, and lifted it to his mouth, dumping a chip-studded triangle of cookie into its yawning hole. He chewed. He licked his lips. His eyes grew slightly larger.

Yep, he proclaimed. This—the Choco-Fabulous Cookie from an area chef—was the clear winner of the afternoon.

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