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& the latest episode of “As The NHFD Turns” ensues. Paul Bass reports.
Corner him after hearing to press complaints about fire department management. Paul Bass reports.
Engineering-science school’s students helped Svigals design their new home. Allan Appel reports.
Colombian master plucks instrument from the bible, brings it to a jazz stage. Lucy Gellman reports.
Assumes NPR Chair
Shafiq Abdussabur steps in as guest host for “Where We Live” (90.5 FM) Thursday from 9-10 a.m.
Star witness says lawyer laundered drug money. From federal court in New Haven, Ethan Fry reports.
Alders give permission to accept free federal help, too late for fall planting. Aliyya Swaby reports.
Takes no chances this time—brings along 30 pies from Joey D’s. Allan Appel reports.
He sets the foundation as Ravi Coltrane & co. soar at Sprague Hall. Lucy Gellman reports.
What’s fun—& mind-blowing—every night this week: Chris Arnott reports.
by Paul Bass | Sep 17, 2014 4:45 pm | Comments (1)
City lawmakers learned that New Haven’s signature gang-violence-fighting program has led 10 young men to obtain job training ... in Bridgeport.
by Xavier Lassiter | Sep 17, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (7)
To find out if I can rely on CT Transit to get me to class at Southern Connecticut State University from my home in Windsor, I recently took three buses, one train and walked about two miles.
That was only the first half of the commute. Three and a half hours and $25 later, I realized that there’s no practical way for me to commute to school on public transportation.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 17, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (1)
After a two-year hiatus, queer pride celebrations return to New Haven in full force this week, ballooning to fill four days instead of just one—and reflecting the movement’s continued advance into the cultural mainstream.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 16, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (3)
Satchel Ramos watched aerosol-paint artist Josh Griffin create a mural-sized portrait of jazz great Wynton Marsalis. One day, Satchel said, I hope you paint my portrait, too.
Five years later, Griffin did. Sadly, Satchel was not around to see it. Lots of other people were.
by Paul Bass | Sep 16, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (5)
William MacMullen discovered an unused underground conduit—and came upon a way to spread free wi-fi in the heart of New Haven.
by Allan Appel | Sep 16, 2014 1:38 pm | Comments (3)
Before Lisa Fitch sells her Fair Haven Marina she hopes to make another sale, for only one dollar: to preserve the historic oyster barge that has long been on the property.
by Carl Jordan Castro | Sep 15, 2014 4:31 pm
As I walked toward the bus stop,near the corner of Dixwell Avenue and Skiff Street, memories from walking through the streets of New York filled my head: Broken shopping carts with trash inside, cigarette butts and old lottery tickets scattered around the bus stop shelter, much like the ones I’ve seen in New York.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (5)
Step one: Raise a pig. Name it Wilbur, or Charlotte, or Bubba if you’d prefer. Give it a long, good life.
Pick it out of a lineup when the time is right. Make the first cut. Then gut with honor, lifting the glittering organs to the heavens.
by Jordi Gassó | Sep 15, 2014 7:50 am | Comments (13)
The clock is ticking for two historic buildings on Howard Avenue facing demolition to make way for the new site of a Ronald McDonald House.
by Paul Bass | Sep 12, 2014 3:03 pm | Comments (11)
Say good-bye to the Elm City Market food co-op—and, most likely, hello to a new version of the market owned by its current managers.