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2024 is the Year of Apizza

New Haven is the Pizza Capital of America

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Michael McGivney Pilgrimage Center

Featuring Exhibits from the Vatican

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Welcome to Downtown New Haven, where awe-inspiring innovation meets the nation’s best pizza. Here, connections are made possible, from art and education to cutting-edge research and world-class healthcare. Here, our hamburgers go sans ketchup and bookstores and boutiques abound. Throughout the Elm City, thought is nurtured, imagination is realized, and industries are born.

Located between Boston and New York, New Haven is the smart spot.  There’s a lot to learn, taste, see, and do here. Click around and see what you’ve been missing, us.

Eat

Whether you’re looking for Michelin stars on plates or Instagram-content in lobbies, New Haven’s dinner spots represent the best of the New England culinary scene. 

Downtown New Haven’s distinctive shopping district begins on Chapel Street and crosses over to Broadway. Our shops and street corners established “prep” style, but we’ve got more up our sleeves. 

Cupid’s working overtime as we head into the most romantic month of the year.  Read our February e-newsletter for all things to love and celebrate in downtown this month.

See

In New Haven, we end our days in curtain calls and encores. Here, locals and visitors come together and connect over a melody, a monologue, or a mic drop. Interested? We’ll save you a seat.

Museum-crawl through the streets of New Haven and feel the history, art, and culture come to life – from the exterior walls of an outdoor mural, to the hallowed halls of the New Haven Museum. 

We won’t check your zip code at the door; when you’re here, you’re a local. Spend a night or extend your stay at any of our conveniently located hotels.

Whether you greet the day with chicken and waffles or a classic eggs benny, we’ll meet you with our spiciest Bloody Marys and sweetest bellinis – bottomless, of course. 

Farm-fresh or fast (good) food, leave your lunchbox at home. Our restaurants give lunch breaks a good name, serving up the freshest ingredients on revolving menus that will fight your mid-day fatigue.

Long week?  Tired of cooking? Treat yourself to some savory cuisine from downtown’s culinary experts, to-go.

The Amistad Memorial in New Haven is a sculpture created by Ed Hamilton to recognize the events of the 1839 Amistad Affair. It sits in front of the New Haven City Hall on Church Street, the location where the Amistad slaves were jailed during their trial.

At the New Haven Museum, visitors and locals can explore the history of the Amistad Affair through the exhibit “The Amistad Story: Cinque Lives Here.” The permanent exhibit chronicles the events of the revolt and subsequent legal case, a defining moment in the anti-slavery movement. Read more about it at the link in bio.

The Amistad Memorial in New Haven is a sculpture created by Ed Hamilton to recognize the events of the 1839 Amistad Affair. It sits in front of the New Haven City Hall on Church Street, the location where the Amistad slaves were jailed during their trial.

At the New Haven Museum, visitors and locals can explore the history of the Amistad Affair through the exhibit “The Amistad Story: Cinque Lives Here.” The permanent exhibit chronicles the events of the revolt and subsequent legal case, a defining moment in the anti-slavery movement. Read more about it at the link in bio.
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It’s #NationalMargaritaDay. Do you know where you’re celebrating? #NHV

It’s #NationalMargaritaDay. Do you know where you’re celebrating? #NHV ...

Essential snow day moments compliments of @yale & this very good boi. 

If you plan on going out today, call ahead! Many shops and restaurants are closed due to weather. Stay safe (& warm). ⛄️

📸: Yale University

Essential snow day moments compliments of @yale & this very good boi.

If you plan on going out today, call ahead! Many shops and restaurants are closed due to weather. Stay safe (& warm). ⛄️

📸: Yale University
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It’s true! Check out the GIVEAWAY post on our feed for all the deets on winning apizza. And #NationalPizzaDay New Haveners! 🍕

It’s true! Check out the GIVEAWAY post on our feed for all the deets on winning apizza. And #NationalPizzaDay New Haveners! 🍕 ...

In case you've been living under a [whiskey] rock, mocktails are having a moment. One place we know got the memo? @fairhavenoysterco #NHV

📍@fairhavenoysterco | 307 Front St, New Haven, CT
📸: @fairhavenoysterco
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In case you`ve been living under a [whiskey] rock, mocktails are having a moment. One place we know got the memo? @fairhavenoysterco #NHV

📍@fairhavenoysterco | 307 Front St, New Haven, CT
📸: @fairhavenoysterco
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#NHVEats #NewHaven #NewHavenCT #NewHavenConnecticut #DowntownNewHaven #NewHavenInsta #CTEats #CTVisit #CTFood #CTFoodLovers #CTFoodie #ConnecticutGram #ConnecticutLife #CTFoodies #CTRestaurants #CTLocal #CTBites #CTBlogger #EastCoastFoodies #EastCoastLifestyle #NewEnglandLiving #NewEngland_IGers
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Pockets of New Haven are always more ✨magical✨ through the talented lens of @syd.uncharted. #NHV #YaleUniversity

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Pockets of New Haven are always more ✨magical✨ through the talented lens of @syd.uncharted. #NHV #YaleUniversity

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#NewHaven #NewHavenCT #NewHavenConnecticut #NewHavenInsta #Yale #IvyLeague #StudentLife #CollegeLife #UniversityLife #YaleAlumni #YaleHistory #CTVisit #ConnecticutLiving #CTLocal #ConnecticutGram #ConnecticutLife #VisitCT #EastCoastLifestyle #NewEnglandLiving #NewEngland_IGers #VisitNewEngland #IG_NewEngland #CTPhotography
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Elm City Social has all the motivation to get through a Monday - any way that floats your ...errr duck. #NHV

📍 @elmcitysocial | 266 College St, New Haven, CT

Elm City Social has all the motivation to get through a Monday - any way that floats your ...errr duck. #NHV

📍 @elmcitysocial | 266 College St, New Haven, CT
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With events both new and long-standing taking place every month, all year long, there's always something to do in downtown New Haven. If you find yourself in search of something different head to the link in bio to access our event calendar. #NHV

With events both new and long-standing taking place every month, all year long, there`s always something to do in downtown New Haven. If you find yourself in search of something different head to the link in bio to access our event calendar. #NHV ...

It's a laptop down, book light on kind of Friday with this weather. If you're in need of your new favorite read get lost in our list of New Haven booksellers at the link in bio. #NHV Give us your book recommendations in the comments!

It`s a laptop down, book light on kind of Friday with this weather. If you`re in need of your new favorite read get lost in our list of New Haven booksellers at the link in bio. #NHV Give us your book recommendations in the comments! ...

You had us at pet-friendly.

Storytelling & pics with Santa & Mrs. Claus, festive carolers performing in the Broadway Historic District, the festive sounds Andy Wolf’s Holiday Tubulation Series. Is there a merrier time of year? Merry Sunday folks! #NHV #NewHavenfortheHolidays

You had us at pet-friendly.

Storytelling & pics with Santa & Mrs. Claus, festive carolers performing in the Broadway Historic District, the festive sounds Andy Wolf’s Holiday Tubulation Series. Is there a merrier time of year? Merry Sunday folks! #NHV #NewHavenfortheHolidays
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A not-so-humble brag ahead: New Haven's very own Tavern on State makes waves as the only Connecticut restaurant to make the illustrious New York Times' "23 of the Best American Dishes of 2023" list. 🎉 Chef/Owner Emily Mingrone's fried chicken stole the spotlight. Described by writer Julia Moskin as the best in the growing 'tavern' category, it's the much-needed bridge between pub grub & tweezer food.

Join us in celebrating & savoring the flavors that make our city shine! Read the full article at the link in our bio.
📸 @tavernonstate ✍️ @insider_ct

#NHVEats

A not-so-humble brag ahead: New Haven`s very own Tavern on State makes waves as the only Connecticut restaurant to make the illustrious New York Times` "23 of the Best American Dishes of 2023" list. 🎉 Chef/Owner Emily Mingrone`s fried chicken stole the spotlight. Described by writer Julia Moskin as the best in the growing `tavern` category, it`s the much-needed bridge between pub grub & tweezer food.

Join us in celebrating & savoring the flavors that make our city shine! Read the full article at the link in our bio.
📸 @tavernonstate ✍️ @insider_ct

#NHVEats
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Now that the nerves have melted away this Icey League of carving competitions is underway & the things are heating up… #NewHavenForTheHolidays #NHV

Now that the nerves have melted away this Icey League of carving competitions is underway & the things are heating up… #NewHavenForTheHolidays #NHV ...

Busy busy [holi]day in downtown New Haven✨ #NHV

Busy busy [holi]day in downtown New Haven✨ #NHV ...

Anyone have the number for Ernie's Pizzeria? 🍕

Find out the history of New Haven apizza & see our lineup of prize pizzerias at the link in bio.

📍Ernie's | 1279 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT

Anyone have the number for Ernie`s Pizzeria? 🍕

Find out the history of New Haven apizza & see our lineup of prize pizzerias at the link in bio.

📍Ernie`s | 1279 Whalley Ave, New Haven, CT
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