by Allan Appel | Aug 15, 2014 1:15 pm
On the New Haven Green, righteous people were about to be swept up into heaven in the biblically envisioned “Rapture,” setting off months of hell on earth leading to the destruction of those left behind, fulfilling a 375-year prophecy. Johvanni Colon and Eddie Perez staked out front-row seats.
by Allan Appel | Aug 15, 2014 8:37 am | Comments (1)
A display of anonymous public art floated into town the other day. It was not by Believe In People (BIP). It wasn’t even on a wall. It was both pretty and smelly.
Then it was gone.
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.
by Staff | Aug 12, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (8)
In the wake of recent controversies, the state announced plans to start requiring that charter schools operate more like other public schools—“transparently,” with clear standards to meet.