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Dirt-Bike Season Claims 1st Casualty

by Paul Bass | Jun 23, 2017 2:05 pm | Comments (28)

Father Jim Manship Photo(Advisory: Above video includes disturbing footage.)

Doctors worked on reconstructing the face of a 24-year-old veteran of New Haven’s “bike life” Thursday as he struggles to regain brain function and a normal life after crashing on Grand Avenue —  at the onset of another summer of two-wheeled chaos that has neighbors clamoring for help from the cops.

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1 City, 24 Hours, 132,000 Photographers

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 19, 2017 12:26 pm | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo Pressing his face close to a glass case, Fordham student David Cappetta zeroed in on his first subject: trays of cannoli and pasticiotti di ricotta, covered with powdered sugar. He took a deep breath in and steadied his camera. Click.

Jasmine Nicole PhotoJust a mile away in East Rock Park, Corey Hudson pointed out how light hit the branches early in the day. In Wooster Square, Chris Randall was documenting the stillness that comes each Saturday before a 9 a.m. farmer’s market. A few hours later, he would be marching down Congress Avenue, trailed by the smell of collard greens and macaroni and cheese.

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