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165-Pound Pig Cooked, Consumed, Contemplated

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (5)

Judy Sirota Rosenthal Photo Step one: Raise a pig. Name it Wilbur, or Charlotte, or Bubba if you’d prefer. Give it a long, good life.

Pick it out of a lineup when the time is right. Make the first cut. Then gut with honor, lifting the glittering organs to the heavens.

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Folk Fest Reveals A Changing Scene

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 8, 2014 4:05 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo Having just thanked the audience for “being here on this dog day of summer,” Ian and Dustin Meadows lifted their guitars like offerings for a third time, launching into the first verse of their new song “Julianna.”

Their lyrics (You only have to be a song Juliannaaaaa…) traveled to nearby booths, where New Haveners Pat Kane and Channing Harris exhorted the values of DoCoMoMo and the New Haven Preservation Trust to passing visitors.

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Folk Fest Hits Town

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 4, 2014 12:15 pm

Whitney Kidder Photo Four years ago, members of the folk band Red Molly had a problem: They were down a guitar player, and searching for the member who would make their group complete again.

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Climbing Kids Get Luckey

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.

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16 Teaspoons Of Sugar Found In Coke Bottle

by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (12)

To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.

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UI Prepares To Axe 35 East Rock Trees

by Julia Zorthian | Jul 17, 2014 12:21 pm | Comments (15)

Julia Zorthian Photo (Updated with map of the trees) Three on Mechanic Street. Four on Bishop. Seven on Cottage. Three on State Street. Thirteen on Orange.

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Bike Lock? That Didn’t Stop This Thief

by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (20)

A determined thief encountered a bike fastened to a rack—so he ripped the rack from the ground.

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Worthington Hooker Unveils Schoolyard Habitat

by Meagan Jordan | Jun 17, 2014 7:41 am

Meagan Jordan Photo After spending hours putting plants in the ground for their school’s new “habitat,” Worthington Hooker students got a chance Monday to plant rocks.

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And The Winner Is ...

by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 9:37 am | Comments (5)

Hi Crew Ta da!

Bright Big Wall.

That’s the name, at least for now, of the colorful, graffiti-esque collaborative mural that will enliven the Humphrey Street underpass beneath I-91 and connect the Jocelyn Square and East Rock neighborhoods.

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Great Gilbert Lives

by Thomas MacMillan | May 21, 2014 12:46 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo As actors prepare to bring new life to a famed New Haven toy inventor’s former factory floor, they feel the mythical man’s presence, watching over their shoulders.

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Illegal Dumping
Sep 21, 2014 7:02 am
Address: 182 Central Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

There is a green stripped, abandoned car along side the road.

Sep 21, 2014 6:58 am
Address: 68 Cleveland Road New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

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