In recent years, a new sense of vibrancy has built off the city’s rich history, wealth of cultural resources and often stunning natural beauty.
Where & When
Largely residential East Rock has numerous bars and eateries, as well as East Rock Park, which provides some of the best views in the state.
Can’t get enough of Alexander Hamilton? Then head to the Connecticut Historical Society in Hartford for more on the colorful Founding Father.
Back in 2009, Thomas Kail got more than an inkling that his friend Lin-Manuel Miranda’s new project was something special.
The Last Word
Salvatore “Sally” Consiglio sold Sally's Apizza in 2018, but has stayed on as a consultant as the iconic New Haven landmark begins to branch out.