Jessica Blau
Contributing Reporter
Author Archive
BLAU: Oven-struck

My junior year at boarding school, I took up making French macarons in a dorm kitchen used by 40 other girls.

Everybody Shops — Just Not Here

Here, on the corner of Broadway and York in New Haven is Emporium DNA, one of the newest retailers to join The Shops at Yale — and also one of the loneliest.

A view from the top

One morning, I watched a video of Alex Honnold climbing a vertical mountain face in Mexico. He was free-soloing, climbing without a rope or harness […]


Budget Suites, 2001 That spring, we live at the Budget Suites on the edge of the strip. My mother goes in to the business office […]