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The Slammin’ Band electrifies Scantlebury Park to close out a rock-steady “Music in the Parks” series. Lucy Gellman reports.
A regular reflects on what a neighborhood lost when Delaney burned. Max Bakke reports.
7,000 participate in annual Labor Day Road Race, with a new dual gender-specific starting line to reduce congestion. Allan Appel reports.
A grad of city schools, she worked as a school aide at Celentano and ACES: obit.
Move of high school to Wooster Sq. sparks neighborhood-superintendent correspondence. Staff reports.
Murals will welcome students as part of a new “turnaround” strategy. Jordi Gassó reports.
Trained in classical ballet and other forms of dance, she “was a lover of literature and music”: obit.
Neighbors ask: Why were we the last to find out? Jordi Gassó reports.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2014 1:28 pm | Comments (10)
Former President Bill Clinton told Democratic loyalists in a barely half-full Omni Ballroom Tuesday that they “have a job to do”—reelecting Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy in a tough rematch against Republican Tom Foley.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2014 7:07 am | Comments (3)
When a white cop shot a black teen to death on the streets of a St. Louis inner-ring suburb, Kevin Ewing’s mind flashed to an earlier racially-tinged shooting that might have taken place there—his planned assassination of his police supervisor.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2014 7:06 am | Comments (10)
A local philanthropist is seeking to help employees buy the troubled Elm City Market—while the market’s board is seeking to raise new money to pay off some debts and continue instead as a member-owned cooperative.
by Paul Bass | Aug 14, 2014 4:39 pm | Comments (1)
En route to transforming a pork belly into a work of art, Eric Meas, a master chef who survived the killing fields of Cambodia and the U.S. prison system, got “the sauce out of the way first.”
by Crystal Emery | Aug 14, 2014 2:15 pm
Crotch-gazing is the wave of the handicap accessible future. Thus I learned from a recent stay in a brand new, wheelchair accessible hotel.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 14, 2014 11:31 am
Photographer Jim Goldberg left New Haven as a young man, disillusioned with the failures of urban renewal. Forty years later he has returned to look at the “Model City”—and its denizens—with a fresh eye.
by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (31)
Two New Haven-born entrepreneurs passed the 100,000-view mark Wednesday—and sparked a national discussion on hip-hop’s portrayal of females—with a break-out video entitled “Walking White Women Through Yale.”
by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 3:13 pm | Comments (40)
Prominent attorney and former city Alder Michael Stratton Wednesday was ordered to surrender any firearms he owns and to avoid “assaulting” or “threatening” his romantic partner, as new details—and denials—emerged about the incident that set the case in motion.
by Jordi Gassó | Aug 13, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (2)
A brassy melody spilled out into the Ninth Square. Inside the 9th Note restaurant and nightclub, lone men in suits nursed their drinks by the bar. A young couple played eight-ball on a red-felted pool table. Friends ate steak and traded jokes. No matter the patrons’ disposition, heads had to perk up whenever a daring riff came from the man with the trombone — Steve Davis, a bebop virtuoso.
by Julia Zorthian, Paul Bass & Allan Appel | Aug 12, 2014 10:28 pm | Comments (2)
Waiting for New Haven Republicans to emerge from the shadows and vote Tuesday, Nancy Ahern had lots of time to catch up on her reading.