Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 18, 2014 3:25 pm
When Kwaku Awuah and Nana Poku look out over New Haven—the home they chose for their hot Pan-African fashion house instead of New York—they see stylish people everywhere.
by Diana Li | Sep 18, 2014 8:32 am | Comments (15)
A plan to build a new six-story 115-room Marriott extended-stay hotel hit an unexpected snag Wednesday night when the City Plan Commission voted to recommend against giving the company permission to proceed with the project.
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 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.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 12, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (1)
Just up the street from the now fenced-in corner where Westville’s Delaney’s Tap Room and Restaurant once stood, stands Barrage Designs, Westville Center’s newest business.
by Paul Bass | Sep 12, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (16)
Three companies are competing to build a “four-and-a-half-star” hotel at the old New Haven Coliseum site as part of the broader $400-plus million plan in the works there, according to developer Max Reim.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 10, 2014 2:25 pm | Comments (16)
More than 400 people gathered at a rally to hear new data about how New Haveners are missing out on New Haven’s living-wage jobs—and to call for a change.
by Diana Li | Sep 10, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (14)
After the project initially seemed bound for easy approval, neighbors lined up to urge city zoners not to let the Marriott build a new residence inn on Elm Street behind its Whalley Avenue hotel—at least not until Dwight has more say.
by Paul Bass | Sep 9, 2014 9:19 am | Comments (20)
The bank holding $1 million in debt from the Elm City Market co-op is waiting to hear from the federal government before deciding whether to pursue a “friendly” foreclosure aimed at putting the Elm City market co-op grocery in new hands.
by Paul Bass | Sep 2, 2014 7:06 am | Comments (26)
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.