No. There is no bagel brunch this weekend.
Is that a dead body? New Haven Police Department spokesman David Hartman sent out a news bulletin titled ‘NOT A HUMAN FOOT’ on Thursday. The fore flipper of a seal had washed up on the shore at Fort Nathan Hale Park and was mistaken for a partial carcass by several locals who promptly alerted the police.
Drinks for rich kids. Union League Cafe is not going to let National Bourbon Heritage Month pass by without a fitting celebration. Thursday night’s bar menu featured a specialty cocktail — a Fig Old Fashioned, made with Eagle Rare Bourbon, Fernet Branca, Reagan’s Orange Bitters, brandied cherries, fig jam and a sugar-dipped fig for garnish.
Don’t feed the instruments. An “instrument petting zoo” is being held at the Fall Open House for the Neighborhood Music School on Sunday. At the zoo, “young kids get to try different instruments on for size before taking the plunge with any one of them” according to the Daily Nutmeg.
A fest for all folks. The Connecticut Folk Festival is being held in Edgerton Park on Saturday. The event will feature folk performances from 12 different groups, mostly local, along with headliner Red Molly. Winners of the festival’s “Grassy Hill Songwriting Competition” will also play.
Chalk the streets. Noise On9 is taking place tonight around Orange Street below Chapel. The mini-festival will feature events including the annual Fall Runway of Neville Wisdom Design Studio and a Sidewalk Chalk Party hosted by Svigals + Partners. Later on, during Late On9, Artspace will host a performance by the Elm City Dance Collective titled “CrossWalk It” investigating what it means to dance in public spaces.
Gossip Girl. Seems like Princeton’s eating clubs have a few leaks. IvyGate got its hands on a 26 second video taken inside a Princeton Eating Club which it prompted posted online. This is the second video leak from inside a Princeton Eating Club that IvyGate has posted in the past month.
The Athlete A. The Harvard Crimson’s freshman survey posed questions to its incoming class about academic integrity. This year, 11 percent of recruited athletes fessed up to cheating on an exam on the survey. Last year, the number was 20 percent. In comparison, 10 percent of non-recruits admitted to cheating, similar to last year’s 9 percent.
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