by Staff | May 21, 2013 8:04 am | Comments (15)
On his first day of trying to eat for under $5, Chris Murphy found the first sustenance he could afford en route to a flight at 1 p.m.—and he had to forgo the schmear.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 20, 2013 4:22 pm | Comments (30)
New Haven’s population is on the rise, along with a 17-foot-skinny new Newhallville home that may offer a glimpse of the densely packed neighborhoods of the city’s past—and future.
by Melissa Bailey | May 20, 2013 8:14 am | Comments (33)
Sundiata Keitazulu took the city bus Sunday to a mayoral candidates’ debate—and discovered many of his opponents had not done so in years, in part, they said, because of a “broken” transit system.
by Melissa Bailey | May 19, 2013 8:25 pm | Comments (5)
A little drizzle didn’t stop “Action Jackson,” Spiderman, the Mob Squad, and far-flung drill teams from rolling, stomping and roaring down Dixwell Avenue Sunday for the annual Freddie Fixer parade.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 18, 2013 9:30 pm | Comments (15)
As she formally launched her campaign for mayor amid balloons and cotton candy in Edgewood Park, state Sen. Toni Harp promised to build a “new New Haven” free of “political favoritism.”
by Melissa Bailey | May 17, 2013 1:20 pm | Comments (21)
Cyclists converged on a downtown plaza to announce a new vision for New Haven, including connecting bike lanes across the center city and converting one-way streets to two directions of travel.
by Joshua Mamis | May 17, 2013 12:01 pm | Comments (5)
Clybourne Park makes you laugh, think, laugh again, cringe. Then it rips a super-glued Band-Aid off of liberal white skin, exposing all the raw, tribal bias white people prefer to think they don’t possess.
If that doesn’t sound like fun, you’re wrong.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 17, 2013 8:36 am | Comments (29)
After months scrutinizing the mayor’s proposed new city budget, aldermen voted to chip away at a planned property tax increase by leaving some city jobs vacant, reining in police overtime, and benefiting from some good news from Hartford.
by Paul Bass | May 16, 2013 4:03 pm | Comments (31)
Mayoral candidate Toni Harp questioned a developer’s argument that it needs a $10 million-plus bailout from the city to keep the Ninth Square project alive, while two of her opponents expressed support for spending some new money to preserve affordable housing there.
by Melissa Bailey | May 16, 2013 2:21 pm | Comments (12)
Three million extra dollars for the schools: Too much for taxpayers to bear? Or a much-needed increase to save school reform?