Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (5)
On the second day of a union protest against contractors allegedly hiring workers illegally, a local sheetrocker arrived with a different concern: Why aren’t they hiring New Haveners?
by Paul Bass | Jul 29, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (5)
New Haven’s print daily plans to continue shrinking its newsroom as its parent company prepares for an expected sale.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 29, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (9)
Three days after the state shut down a painting contractor working at Yale, two union carpenters showed up at the site with a huge sign and a demand.
by Paul Bass | Jul 25, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (14)
For the first time in 10 years, cash registers are ringing inside a 9,000-square foot storefront near downtown’s “100-percent Corner” for a steady stream of customers purchasing one-dollar toothpaste tubes, Fudge Graham cookies, picture frames, and Good & Clean dish detergent.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 21, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (2)
Matthew Feiner brought his Brompton Bike to New Haven’s Union Station. It wasn’t to take the 5:02 train to Grand Central. Or the 5:10 to Old Saybrook. Or the even the 5:33 to Boston.
No. He had a fair to get to.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)
“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.
by Paul Bass | Jul 11, 2014 3:04 pm | Comments (11)
One correspondent pitched an idea for a music festival, another for converting an empty bank building into an arts center. A third took on City Hall’s commitment to the god of “new urbanism,” while a fourth blamed government for weak sales at an upscale boutique.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)
Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.
by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 2:00 pm
The lights are out, but the pipes are moving in.
by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 8:10 am
Cashmere Streater, who grew up in New Haven, had never met anyone from Zimbabwe, let alone an African businessman developing power plants there.
She asked Taurai Chinyamakobvu if there were internship opportunities in his country. Not many, he said, but it’s a good idea that should be worked on.
Then they traded contact info.