by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 19, 2018 4:39 pm | Comments (19)
Hartford — New Haven officials urged lawmakers here to pass a bill that will allow a 1,000-foot extension of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway — and, the officials claimed, help the region and the state compete for high-tech jobs.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 15, 2018 5:41 pm | Comments (7)
Hartford - Mayor Toni Harp and Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim joined forces here to urge lawmakers to pave the way for a new casino for a region suffering staggering unemployment. They made a simple pitch: We need jobs.
Advocates of a tribal casino planned for East Windsor sought to complicate that narrative.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 15, 2018 5:21 pm | Comments (5)
When Tony Zhou first tried Korean fried chicken in 2014, he had no idea that a Korean soap opera was in part responsible for the explosion in popularity of the culinary phenomenon in China, Europe and the United States.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 14, 2018 5:22 pm | Comments (4)
Fausto Guamantari, the new man selling, fixing and shining shoes on Whitney Avenue, learned his trade from his father back in Ecuador.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 14, 2018 8:12 am | Comments (14)
The city is looking to curb the number of nip bottles littering sidewalks, public parks, and storm drains by pushing for a statewide bottle deposit for the popular alcohol miniatures. It should not expect to find much support among city liquor store owners.
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by David Sepulveda | Mar 12, 2018 8:04 am | Comments (5)
Addressing around 200 people who gathered for the launch of her new Rhythm Unfiltered Lager Craft Beer at Vanity on Temple Street Saturday, Alisha Bowens-Mercado triumphantly raised her glass of Rhythm, promising to bring her nascent beer company to a “completely different level.”
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by Allan Appel | Mar 8, 2018 9:24 am | Comments (6)
The developer of a planned mixed-use project to transform the east-side gateway to New Haven at the Grand Avenue Bridge got an initial warm and positive reaction from Fair Haven Neighbors neighbors along with some concerns about — you guessed it! — parking.
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by Thomas Breen | Mar 7, 2018 9:15 am | Comments (30)
New Haven won’t have just one Long Wharf district if an ambitious new plan takes form. It will have five urban, walkable Long Wharfs connected by a ribbon-like park.
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by David Sepulveda | Feb 27, 2018 1:12 pm | Comments (5)
For Alisa Bowens-Mercado, New Haven’s queen of salsa dance instruction, the week kicked off with the celebration of two births: her own birthday, celebrated on Sunday, and the birth, Monday, of her new flagship craft beer, Rhythm Lager.
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by Christopher Peak | Feb 23, 2018 9:15 am | Comments (5)
Connecticut needs an open internet for its startups to keep up with bigger names in the digital economy, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal told a roomful of New Haven techies Thursday.
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