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Smog Dragon Takes On Green-Energy Phoenix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)

An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

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City-Wide Open Studios Expands

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo The city’s annual arts extravaganza will hire local tour guides and expand to a second wing of the Goffe Street Armory, thanks to a $50,000 boost from the federal government.

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“Shantytown” Sparkles By The Q

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.

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Museum-On-Wheels Hunts For Treasure

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 12:20 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMIllan Photo Museums shouldn’t be only for famous paintings and sculptures. There has to be room for old parking meters, a widow’s grave-visiting records, and a hand-carved self-defense cane crafted by a New Haven grandpa.

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“Rendezvous” Sells For $250

by Allan Appel | Jul 11, 2014 2:39 pm

Allan Appel Photo When South Windsor native Marissa Rozanski finished college in Vermont as a painting major in June, she wanted to be away, but not too far away, from where she grew up, in a new place that could be a physical and artistic home.

She found them both in New Haven.

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Monsters Invade Mitchell

by David Sepulveda | Jul 10, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS Don’t be frightened. The wild creatures inhabiting Westville’s Mitchell Branch Library seem like very friendly monsters.

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Sky Turns Into IMAX Screen

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 7, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (1)

Perhaps New Haven’s greatest – and hands down most patriotic – showing of almost-public art burst into the sky from the top of “Indian Head” Rock just east of East Rock

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Art, Meet History. History, Art

by Allan Appel | Jul 3, 2014 12:06 pm

For most of the 1800s if you wanted to go to “downtown” New Haven, that meant going to Long Wharf.

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They Skipped The Pub Crawl

by Lucy Gellman | Jun 27, 2014 8:37 am

Lucy Gellman Photo At Creative Arts Workshop, Evie Lindemann took a deep breath and launched into an explanation of her one-winged “Urban Angel II,” a heavenly being who walked “between worlds, and needed to adapt in some way.”

Just down Audubon street, Project Storefronts’ Elinor Slomba greeted Yale public-relations official Mike Morand at Building Hope Through History, a pop-up gallery populated with models of historical New Haven homes created by local teens.

A little up Whitney Avenue, Curator Jason Bischoff-Wurstle took a step back from the light boxes recently installed for Value Systems to see how they were faring in their stacked format.

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“When I Paint, It Doesn’t Hurt”

by Allan Appel | Jun 23, 2014 1:40 pm

Allan Appel Photo A 50-year-old woman in care at Connecticut Hospice and dying from aggressive breast cancer discovered the healing power of art.

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Potholes
Jul 24, 2014 11:29 pm
Address: Blatchley And Lombard New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Large pothole on Blatchley right after Lombart going toward State Street in the...

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Sidewalks and Curb damage
Jul 24, 2014 11:13 pm
Address: 165 Evritt New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Sidewalk has risen causing a tripping hazard/

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