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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

Top Hamden (New Haven, Connecticut) Articles

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  • Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House

    Owner's Neglect Demolishing Historic House
    What can you do when a property owner doesn't maintain a historic building? Some owners don't have the money or knowledge to care properly for their property. Others use neglect as a deliberate strategy for avoiding legal barriers or popular opposition....
  • Utilities Must Strike Better Balance On Trees

    Utilities Must Strike Better Balance On Trees
    Difficult as it may be, utility companies need to strike a more perfect balance between felling or preserving trees that grow near their power lines. It is an emotional issue, and one seemingly without nuance. Monster storms the past few years have...
  • Nowadays, The Trash Man Comes Alone

    As Hamden's new humongous garbage truck rumbled down my street a couple of months ago, kicking off the town's new collection system, I watched from my bedroom window like a kid. Then, it pulled up to my new humongous 96-gallon garbage receptacle,...
  • Best Frozen Yogurt

    Best Frozen Yogurt
    1) FroyoWorld Frozen Yogurt 2100 Dixwell Ave #30 Hamden (203) 891-5560 froyoworld.com   Voters Said: Red Velvet is my favorite!   2) Nuvita   3) Ashley's Ice Cream Café  
  • Best Seafood Market

    Best Seafood Market
    1) #1 Fish Market 2239 State St. Hamden (203) 624-6171 numberonefish.com 2) Bud's Fish Market   3) Star Fish Market  
  • Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden

    Smoke Box BBQ Opens In Hamden
    Jason Sobocinski's love for cheese is well-documented. But he loves barbecue, too. And thanks to a lucky equipment find, he's brought another one of his food passions to life in the New Haven area, introducing Smoke Box BBQ on Whitney Avenue in Hamden...
  • Getting Everyone To Talk About The N-Word

    "That's why I know no son or daughter of mine will ever be a nigger." — Ned (Thalmus Rasulala), from "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman" You know how once you start to focus on something, it seems to pop up everywhere? So it was before I...
  • NFL Right To Blow Whistle On Vile Word

    I am standing on the field of the surreal. I am waiting to see how many brothers will not line up alongside Richard Sherman in a goal line defense of black NFL players' right to call their brothers — niggas. Sherman is the cornerback of the...
  • Revolt Against Utility Chain Saws Stirs Connecticut's Trees

    They got the message and it was loud and clear: It's not good to be a tree in Connecticut. So like others before who felt the sting of persecution, they were pulling up roots. They were getting out of town. They were fleeing the only state they'd known....
  • Marijuana: From Reefer Madness To Legal

    Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house. The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
  • Meat & Co., New Haven

    Meat & Co., New Haven
    The worst sin is to be boring, and that is something John Ginnetti — who with his wife, Danielle, owns 116 Crown, and now Meat & Co. — seems incapable of being. Originally conceived as a popup business, Meat & Co. opened in the space...
  • Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom

    Spring Heeled Jack To Play Every Song They've Got at Spaceland Ballroom
    When New Haven third-wave ska legends Spring Heeled Jack reunited for two shows at Toad's Place in 2010, every member of the band during its prime era ('96-'00 or so) returned to celebrate — aside from their drummer, the late, great Dave Karcich....