This year’s Feast of Saint Andrew is the 123rd Italian Celebration in New Haven’s Historic Wooster Square. This tradition started in 1900 by the newly formed (and still going!) St. Andrew the Apostle Society, which was founded by a group of Italian immigrants from the Amalfi Coast that settled in Wooster Square. Since its inception, […]
Here are some portraits I took downtown tonight. I also asked the subjects for a surprising fact about themselves. I never know who will let me take their photo, or what the surprising facts will be! I took most of these portraits tonight on Chapel Street between Church and York Street. Two of them were […]
Mark Battista sent in these photos today’s procession from the weekend’s St. Mary Maddelena Festival, which is rooted in a cultural and neighborhood tradition here dating back over 100 years. Mark is a painter and a photographer who has found inspiration from his New Haven roots. Check out more of his work on his website: www.markbattista.com […]
It has been pretty nice out, do you think spring is here to stay?
After a winter heavy of snow, spring is finally here, with its warmth, joy, and spontaneity.
A misty twilight at the edge of winter and spring. A game of light and shadow. A blend of past and present.
Saint Michael’s Church is on Wooster Place right in the heart of Wooster Square and it’s iconic gold dome makes the church visible and recognized from many vantages. The building dates back to 1855 and was originally a Congregationalist Church. Back then you could have been on the steps of the church and looked out […]