Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 10, 2014 8:33 am | Comments (6)
Westville’s Lyric Hall will now have permission to sell beer and wine at its shows, while a Grand Avenue restaurant may serve, too—minus the live entertainment.
That is the upshot of decisions made Tuesday night by the Board of Zoning Appeals.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 9, 2014 8:43 am | Comments (10)
As a crowd of neighbors looked on, Mark Fenton ran into the middle of North Frontage Road near Orchard Street and jumped up and down because no cars were coming. Then he joined the crowd on the side of the road as a flood of cars, released by the traffic signal at Howe Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, zipped by at speeds well above the posted speed limit.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 4:46 pm | Comments (1)
With the most wonderful time of the year upon us, Mayor Toni Harp’s purchases during a recent visit to Ninth Square businesses had a bit of seasonal soiree flair.
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 8, 2014 12:06 pm | Comments (1)
With two hours to spare in Union Station Friday evening, Elinor Slomba had a mission, and it wasn’t to catch an earlier Metro-North or book an Amtrak for her Festivus travels.
She needed to find a sparkly headband she could wear for her holiday festivities. Dressed down enough for jeans and sneakers in a pinch, merry and bright enough to dazzle under the right tree or cluster of mistletoe.
by Paul Bass | Dec 4, 2014 5:10 pm | Comments (19)
Yale has begun shopping a plan to fill in a parking lot on Elm Street with a six-story building with stores on the first two floors and tax-exempt graduate-student apartments above.
by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2014 4:54 pm | Comments (15)
Human beings were seen jogging, walking, and hanging out at the urban renewal-devastated corner of Legion and Dwight — in an architectural sketch displayed at a groundbreaking for a project aiming to make that dream a reality.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 28, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (9)
Ricky Evans didn’t set out to run a BBQ food truck. He was climbing the ladder in Corporate America, and he wasn’t passionate about what he was doing.
by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2014 1:52 pm | Comments (19)
As demonstrators filled the streets of cities nationwide to protest the outcome of a civil-rights case in Ferguson, Missouri, Connecticut’s two U.S. senators joined a march through downtown New Haven—to celebrate the opening of seven trendy new chain-store outlets.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 24, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (1)
After two denials, the city will listen yet again to a builder’s proposal to construct more than 100 senior homes in the shadow of West Rock by the West River—this time chastened by a court ruling.
by David Sepulveda | Nov 20, 2014 12:25 pm | Comments (4)
Carrien Davis’s Westville flower shop, Any Occasion Creation, lived up to its name as it prepared a mixed floral bouquet to present to Mayor Toni Harp. From the tray of small savory and desert pies supplied by the nearby Sixpense Pie Company, the mayor, who arrived with a small entourage, sampled a mini-pecan pie as she discussed business with the owner and admired displays throughout the shop.