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Slider Takes On The Roman Empire

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 25, 2015 2:27 pm | Comments (3)

Yesterday afternoon things warmed up over here. Snow was melting. The sun was shining. It felt like summer. Guys got together for a soccer game, on the blacktop near the tennis and basketball courts. The first game of the season.

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City Kids United On The Baseball Diamond

by David Sepulveda | Mar 24, 2015 12:34 pm | Comments (8)

David Sepulveda Photos Walter Pop Smith, the baseball little league that has provided opportunities for New Haven’s children to enjoy the national pastime since 1952, is about to change. 

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Leading Lady Discovers “B-Side” At Dixwell Gym

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 20, 2015 12:22 pm | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo “You’re gonna hit one, two and then I’m going to swing,” Devonne “Da Bomb” Canady told Catrina Ganey. “Got it?” Ganey had it.

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A New Q Crew

by Staff | Mar 10, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (3)

Ian Christmann Photos Winter’s waning weeks have brought have an unfamiliar flock to the Quinnipiac River: rowers.

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In Dixwell Gym, Eyes Open

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 27, 2015 3:00 pm

Markeshia Ricks Photo Gary Smikle pulled 13-year-old Sharmaine Donaldson out of the lineup. He swiped a punching mitt at her. Donaldson stepped back, but she never took her eyes off of him. She didn’t blink. She didn’t lose her fighting stance. She did not flinch or close her eyes.

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Rock To Rock Gears Up For Earth Day Ride

by Brian Slattery | Feb 6, 2015 9:30 am

Brian Slattery photo “Thank you all for showing up,” said Joel Tolman, Common Ground High School’s director of impact and engagement, welcoming guests to the launch party on Wednesday evening for New Haven’s 2015 Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride, to be held on Apr. 25. “You are what this event is really about.”

This could sound like a platitude, but in the case of the Earth Day ride, it’s true. An all-volunteer effort — its main organizers meet once a month over chili — the Earth Day ride comes about from the work of over 25 organizations, with support from city and state government, to raise money for local environmental work and celebrate New Haven’s green spaces, the city itself, and its citizens.

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On Super Sunday, John Scores A New Pal

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 2, 2015 9:34 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo John McGowan said he wasn’t particularly interested in the outcome of the match-up between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks. At least not at first.

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Archie Moore’s Wings It For The Super Bowl

by Allan Appel | Feb 1, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (2)

Jose García orchestrated 300 individual chicken wings bubbling away in the seven-basket fryolator for 15 minutes. He gave each basket ten deft shakes a minute so the vegetable oil parboiled them evenly. Then out they went to the refrigerated truck in the parking lot to await saucing.

They joined what in the end will be — count ‘em — 25,000 individual wings, 360 pounds of cut celery, and 17 five-gallon buckets of Buffalo wing sauce, which will fill about 1,000 Super Bowl orders at Archie Moore’s between 11:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. on Sunday.

Asked if he could reveal what’s in the wing sauce, longtime manager Jim Wooley thought deeply and then replied, “No.”

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Pol Prognosticators Handicap Super Bowl

by Paul Bass | Feb 1, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (4)

Mike Carter doesn’t pick sides in football. But he does have a prediction for Super Bowl Sunday.

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Title Fights Loom

by Allan Appel | Jan 14, 2015 2:45 pm

Undefeated New Haven fighter Jimmy “Quiet Storm” Williams had not even stepped into the ring. The junior middleweight bout was four days away. But a huge amount of heart was already on display.

That heart belonged to Williams’s coach, Brian Clark, who was by his side not two hours after checking himself out of Yale-New Haven Hospital after open heart surgery.

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Mar 28, 2015 1:40 pm
Address: Springside Ave New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

In front of Common Ground high school. Lots of unsafe potholes.

Lighting for Bridge and Street
Mar 28, 2015 1:26 pm
Address: State Street Bridge (The One In Construction) New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 8

Construction for the Bridge is active and the utilities...

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