Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Allan Appel | Mar 11, 2014 11:49 am | Comments (8)
Consultant Kent Burnes noticed litter all over the sidewalk on his first stroll down Grand Avenue.
Norma Francheschi, a longtime Fair Haven community leader, has noticed that litter for years. She said paying for consultants to look at it isn’t the best way to pick it up.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 3:21 pm | Comments (7)
“This area have a name?” John Simone asked from the second of four rows of seats in a van cruising up Kimberly Avenue.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 7:37 am | Comments (26)
Edward Anderson rose to “indict” the “raw deal” the city struck with a developer. Mayor Toni Harp rose to offer a plainspoken, expansive defense.
by Allan Appel | Mar 6, 2014 1:12 pm | Comments (11)
LaVanda Bryant considered the custom jewelry store at the corner of Chapel and Orange out of her price range. Then she found bargains on four pieces—because the store’s going out of business. The physical store, that is.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 4:51 pm | Comments (15)
Three regulars raised their glasses for a final toast to an institution that helped transform downtown New Haven’s upscale food scene—before the scene even existed.
by Allan Appel | Feb 27, 2014 4:21 pm | Comments (2)
New Haven’s housing authority has decided to help a Montreal developer find the money include subsidized apartments in the $395 million development planned for the New Haven Coliseum site.
by Nick Defiesta | Feb 26, 2014 3:44 pm | Comments (3)
Police, lawmakers and the state labor department delivered a simple message to city businesses Wednesday afternoon: Play fair, or pay the price.
by Allan Appel | Feb 25, 2014 4:09 pm | Comments (1)
The City Plan Commission decided that one convenience store at a residential intersection in the heart of a Newhallville neighborhood is quite enough.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 24, 2014 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
After the state found he cheated immigrant workforce out of wages Chung Cho agreed to pay them what he owed. When he then allegedly missed those payments, the restaurant owner found himself arrested.
by Allan Appel | Feb 20, 2014 1:50 pm | Comments (28)
A new headquarters for the Continuum of Care. A pharmacy. A building for docs and labs. A deli/bakery that provides both wonderful buns and vocational training. A surface parking lot.
In a later phase more buildings for retail, lots of trees and an inner courtyard, and a structured parking garage rising in the middle of the block.
The builders of a proposed new development along Route 34 across from Career High School went public with a conceptual design and details of that plan at City Hall Wednesday night, and they got the approval of the City Plan Commission.