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Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)

Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut)
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com
Hamden, Connecticut is affectionately known as the "Land of the Sleeping Giant." Hamden was originally settled in 1638 as part of the New Haven Colony. Land Area: 33 square miles. Population (2000): 56,913. Official website: www.hamden.com « Show less

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  • The Grimm Generation plays The Outer Space in Hamden on Friday

    The Grimm Generation plays The Outer Space in Hamden on Friday
    I received a nice email from Carmen Champagne, lead singer of The Grimm Generation, a great little band out of Windsor. She and guitarist/singer Jason Krug released an album recently called The Last Record Party that's getting good reviews. Says...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • Ear Might: Meet Babytown Frolics: "Twinkle Daddies" Who Revive Old-School Emo

    Ear Might: Meet Babytown Frolics: "Twinkle Daddies" Who Revive Old-School Emo
    Babytown Frolics w/ Nemes, Oculesics, Zip-Tie Handcuffs, Il Abanico; $5; 21+, Friday, Sept. 2, The Outer Space, 295 Treadwell St., Hamden, theouterspace.net   Sometimes you hear the name of a genre of music and the name sounds so absurd that you can...
  • Urban Science: Artspace Builds Community Through Exhibitions and Programming

    Urban Science:  Artspace Builds Community Through Exhibitions and Programming
    If you're jonesing for an art fix, the months of October and November are sure to satisfy your craving. From October 12 to 30, for three consecutive weekends, New Haven itself becomes an exhibition space as part of Artspace's 14th Annual City-Wide Open...
  • Woof!: Navigating New Haven's Dog Parks

    Woof!:  Navigating New Haven's Dog Parks
    In this town,dogs inspire controversy. Just last month, Conte West Hills Magnet School on Chapel Street closed the gates of its sports field to dog walkers who had exercised their animals there and failed to pick up after them. At the time, some dog...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Bars

    Note: Due to space limitations, we can only list some of our favorite watering holes. 116 Crown, 116 Crown St., 203-777-3116, 116crown.com. Super classy bar with inventive cocktails and small plate offerings. Check out the room with the iPod dock, a...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Bookstores

    Alternate Universe, 1181 Chapel St., 203-562-0108; 398 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, 203-876-8539, facebook.com/alternateuniverse. A beloved mecca for area comics fans, be it traditional superhero fare and kids’ staples or graphic novels, illustrated...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Live Theatre

    Note: Due to space limitations, only the major theaters and companies in the Advocate’s coverage area are mentioned here. Throughout the year, the Advocate regularly lists theaters from all around the state. Alliance Theater, 203-435-4651,...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Music Venues

    Anna Liffeys, 17 Whitney Ave., 203-773-1776, annaliffeys.com. An Irish pub that serves great food, and has recently expanded its live music offerings. Bank Street Café, 637 Bank St., New London, 860-444-1444. New London-area rock ‘n’ roll,...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Parks & Beaches

    Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform. Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman Pkwy. and Crescent St., 203-946-8027. 63 acres of natural areas...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Record Stores

    Brass City Records, 489 Meadow St., Waterbury, 203-574-7805, brasscityrecords.com. Famed rallying point for the counterculture in its corner of the state. Decades’ worth of experience, extensive vinyl offerings, CDs and collectible stuff. Stuff to...
  • Annual Manual Listings: Wine & Liquor

    Amity Wines and Spirits, 95 Amity Rd., 203-397-9463, amitywines.com. So vast they have shopping carts. Staff is super helpful and there’s tons o’ microbrews. Center Street Wine & Spirits, 382 Center St., Wallingford, 203-269-WINE,...