A large town north
of New Haven, Ct. Made up of mostly
whites, but also many
blacks and hispanics. Mostly
suburb houses on the north
side, called mr. carmel, or west woods
area, or the boonies, which is mostly white
, but more and more blacks and hispanics are always moving in. Smaller suburb houses in the middle and southern side, including
spring glen, with
mix of people. Mostly
condos and apartments
in the Mix Ave. area, in the center
, which has the largest mix of people, including many
arabs. Southernmost part
shares a ghetto called the Ville with
New Haven, with mostly
of town with
hall has only small bussinesses. Area considered more of the center
is the plaza, with many large
business departments stores; also where
the high school
is located, and where most young
people spend their free time. Has no movie theater, everybody
goes to the North
Haven one; has no mall, everybody
goes to the Milford or Meriden one.
Has many different
elementary schools, but one middle school
and one public high school
. Has a few private schools, including Sacred
Hall, and West Woods Christian
Academy. The students of Sacred
Heart are hated by most
of the town
Hall is extremely expensive. Barely anybody knows about West Woods Christian
Academy, but is made up of mostly
ignorant prejudice white
Cheshire, Prospect, and Naugatuck.(why they drive so far for school
, will never be understood.) Middle school
is when all the young
kids from different
areas of town
are forced to start to coexist, and start to be exposed to sex and drugs. The high school
is attended by many
New Haven kids who pretend
theyre from Hamden
to get in. Some Hamden
kids hate them. Is known for its hockey team and lacrosse team. Is made fun of for its sucky basketball and football team. Has horrible and not enough guidance counselors, and often has racist
administrators. Currently has a new principal
who is black and very laid back. The school
has many fights
for a mostly white school
, and students smoke
pot in some
of the bathrooms. Many
security guards, some
very strict, some
unable to enforce anything. A good high school
, because no group
preside over everything, the way rich kids do in a suburb school
or hood kids do in a ghetto school
. A high school that
for absolutely any type of person from
any anyplace; although there are many racist
people, they don't do or say anything. Many
interracial couples walking down the halls. Has many different groups
of people, including
or other ghetto areas, average black and white
lower class suburbs, white
the richer part
who try to be preppy, hispanics, hispanics and arabs who for some
reason are friends
, and kids who are into emo and/or anime scenes, which includes many
of these groups
are friends with
each other, or in between/other, many
get along, and most pretend that
they get along. Young
people from Hamden
are often hated and called ghetto by most young
towns around it, including
Haven, East Haven, West Haven, and Milford. Is sometimes called "H-Town
" by the young
people. Has three state
parks, Sleeping giant, west rock, and east rock.
"You know your
from Hamden when
7. there are more black people
town than cigarette butts on the sidewalks
16. you've been kicked out of the plaza, multiple times
17.you've started shit at the north haven
18. public skate had more middle schoolers than the middle school.
18. you have no idea why people
go to the mall just
to hang out.
to you because of the fact that
you're from hamden
to the space makes you hardcore.
35. you hate every other
town, and every other
town hates you.
37. you know
you're trash, and you're content with it.
38. you're better off telling people
you live in new haven
39. you don't get scared when
you go to new haven
40. you hear the phrase "shit happens" at least 20 times
41. your highschool
has more combat than world war 2.
43. you don't understand
states think people
from connecticut are smart and rich.
45. bomb threats don't make you nervous.
46. you can go to an event with six other
towns, and hamden
would be the only
town to fight.
47. you know
we'd be fighting each other
51. there are 500 different fast food places, and one health
food store that
hardly anyone knows about.
61. you know
with actual names
like princess or octavia.
64. bassett park was the most fun park ever.
there's a sub in your
everyone calls bill cosby cause no one knows his real name.
teachers answer to MISS! or MR.!
you walk down the hall and see ripped
out weave just chillen
on the floor."
"if you spent your
summers at the green dragon camp and remember going
to lake quassapaug
on field trips
if basset field used to feel like fenway park or yankee staduim when
in downtown new haven
since you were
if you went miles away to college
hearts still somewhere between whitney and dixwell, then you, are one of us."