Where to get your Wenzel fix in New York

It seems Eric Wenzel ’04 has expanded his eponymous sandwich’s popularity into Manhattan. The delicious chicken cutlet sandwich that has been the staple of late night New Haven dining since Wenzel invented it at Alpha Delta Pizza in his junior year is now being offered at Epstein’s bar and restaurant at the intersection of Stanton […]

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Niarchos: A protest worth backing

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Junior completes cheese truck challenge

UPDATED: 6:54 p.m. On the corner of Chapel and College streets, Etkin Tekin ’12 smashed Caseus Cheese Truck records and found himself propelled into the Elm City’s history books Friday. He is the first to have completed the Cheese Truck Challenge since its inception last year. The challenge? Ten cheese sandwiches, toppings selected by the […]

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Niarchos: A history of brutality

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Artist in the Elm City

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Artspace brings together music, art, hipsters

Artspace Underground, the self-professed “hipster dance party” to promote the Orange Street not-for-profit gallery and the arts in New Haven, is almost a year old. Last Saturday saw the ninth in a series of Artspace Undergrounds, parties that seek to integrate the Yale community with the thriving community of young artists in New Haven. The […]

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The evolution of Tap Night

Last night was cold and clear, but it certainly wasn’t quiet. Costumed bands of students hurtled across campus, going through the motions to gain acceptance into one of Yale’s senior societies, the groups of roughly 15 students who meet every Thursday and Sunday evening in their last year of college. Among the juniors strung out […]

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Funding for arts grants stays stable

While Connecticut’s arts funding will dwindle next year, the City of New Haven will continue to dole out grants to local artists. The city of New Haven announced Monday that money allocated to the Mayor’s Community Arts Grant Program funding cycle would remain at $25,000. Though city leaders discussed cutting that funding at the Board […]

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‘Write like a tailor,’ Talese says

It is November 1965. Gay Talese, a reporter 33 years of age, has left The New York Times to write for Esquire Magazine on a year-long contract. He is assigned to six profiles, three of his choosing and three chosen by his editor, and has arrived in Los Angeles for his second story. He does […]

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Architects strive to achieve vision of peace park

The area designated as a Jordanian national parkland, situated about six miles south of the southern tip of the Sea of Galilee, is a slice of no-man’s-land on the Israel-Jordan border. Some biblical scholars believe the site is the entrance to the Garden of Eden, but at the moment it is home only to ruins, […]

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Exhibit stars Eli architects

“This one has a different composition.” Dean Sakamoto ARC ’98, a critic and director of exhibitions at the Yale School of Architecture, points to a piece by Mahdi Sabbagh ’10 and Virginia Calkins ’10. Seemingly a single plywood structure, the piece can be split into two areas for people to sit on. From above, the […]

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ART REVIEW | Abstract art exhibited in office building

It’s 5 o’clock on a Monday afternoon and the light is fading over the city. In the lobby of the fourth floor of the New Alliance Bank building at 195 Church Street, Sue Hardy crosses a corridor, casting an eye over the 13 paintings and sculptural pieces hung on the walls. Hardy works in the […]

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