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New Haven Must Lead Connecticut’s Future
2 months ago

New Haven Must Lead Connecticut’s Future

If you’ve been under a rock for the last few years, you might’ve missed the bad news: Apparently, Connecticut is a post-apocalyptic wasteland from which there is no escape from …
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How to Spend Summer in New Haven
3 months ago

How to Spend Summer in New Haven

The sun is shining through the elm trees as the smell of hot dogs wafts from street carts. The stagehands are building a massive new stage on the Green. A …
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Restaurant Reviews: Amoy’s, Hunan House, and Pho Ketkeo
4 months ago

Restaurant Reviews: Amoy’s, Hunan House, and Pho Ketkeo

This week, I thought I’d try something a little different: a few mini-reviews of some of the (surprisingly many) new restaurants which have been opening all over New Haven.

I’ve …
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Band Interview: Age of Embers
4 months ago

Band Interview: Age of Embers

Here at Between Two Rocks, we can’t possibly provide near constant descriptions of how to poison your liver or how to clog your arteries. I can’t just bitch about parking …
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New Haven Fights Back
7 months ago

New Haven Fights Back

Aaaaaand we’re back.

I apologize for the delay between posts. It’s been a rather hectic month. I’ve moved the site to a new host, which may have accidentally broken the …
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The Best of New Haven in 2016
9 months ago

The Best of New Haven in 2016

Last year I did a Best of 2015 list last year giving out various awards and calling them The Rockies.

Well, I hate that name, and I’m going to do something …
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Long Wharf Lessons in Late Stage Capitalism
10 months ago

Long Wharf Lessons in Late Stage Capitalism

About a third of the way through Other People’s Money, opening at Long Wharf Theatre tonight, I wondered to myself if this tale of greed, excess, and loyalty, written in …
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Everything to be Thankful For in New Haven
10 months ago

Everything to be Thankful For in New Haven

Listen. I’m not gonna lie to you. We live in strange times.

2016 hasn’t been the best year, to say the least. A bunch of people died. Maybe even people …
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Haven: A Book Review
1 year ago

Haven: A Book Review

Disclaimer: I am not a book reviewer. But if you send me a book, I’ll review it. Eventually.

Especially if it’s a postapocalyptic medieval-themed fantasy novel set in Greater New Haven. (A huge …
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What New Haven Can Learn from the UK
1 year ago

What New Haven Can Learn from the UK

I know, I know. I haven’t updated in a while. But I have a good excuse (this time). I was traveling abroad, in a society vastly different from our own. Okay, …
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