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Wisdom Returns To Westville

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 25, 2015 4:16 pm | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Ninth Square fashion designer (by way of Jamaica) Neville Wisdom is taking his design studio back to where it all began for him—well not exactly that far back. He’s heading back to Whalley Avenue in Westville Village, where he first owned a boutique in 2008, to expand his studio.

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Fair Haven Factory Buzzes

by Derek Torrellas | Mar 25, 2015 3:25 pm | Comments (1)

Amid the whining of power sanders, the droning of drills, and stereos playing Mexican folk music, the interior of a future bar or restaurant was taking shape in the corner of a Fair Haven factory. A light haze of sawdust mixed with the strong scent of varnish as a bee’s nest of activity continues.

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DelMonico’s 4th Generation Hats A City

by Derek Torrellas | Mar 24, 2015 11:14 am | Comments (3)

Derek Torrellas photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.
DelMonico Hatter has been around since Ford’s Model T first rolled off the assembly line.

The era where the majority of men—and many women— wore hats in their daily lives might be long gone, but DelMonico’s has stayed.

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Students Keep More Than Pizza Rolling In Dough

by Taylor Nicole Richards | Mar 23, 2015 2:42 pm

Taylor Nicole Richards photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

It’s a Thursday night, and Ugur Citlak is behind the counter at More Than Pizza, answering phone call after phone call.

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Wellness Center Closer To East Rock Move

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 20, 2015 12:47 pm | Comments (2)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Elm City Wellness’s plans to move from State Street into a former law office at 770 Orange St. have won unanimous approval from the City Plan Commission.

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Move Over, Skull & Bones

by Staff | Mar 20, 2015 12:46 pm

You’re heard of Skull & Bones, the Yale secret society. Now New Haven’s getting a “Shell & Bones”—and this one’s open for anyone to walk inside, whether or not you have ties to the CIA or your last name is Bush.

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Henry Street Property Sale OK’d, With A Discount

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 17, 2015 3:12 pm | Comments (5)

SEEDnh A developer who was the lone bidder on a long vacant church in the Dixwell neighborhood has received final approval to purchase the property and pay about $10,500 less than he offered for it.

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Workers Press New G-Heav Owner

by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 16, 2015 4:59 pm | Comments (27)

Aliyya Swaby Photo A rally against wage theft at the former Gourmet Heaven deli turned into a heated confrontation when a Yale representative showed up to vouch for the store’s new owner.

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A 2nd Chain Seeks To Build On Busy Corner

by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 13, 2015 3:00 pm | Comments (13)

File PhotoIn the wake of Cumberland Farms’ failure to win support to rebuild on upper Whalley Avenue, CVS has begun wooing neighbors with a plan to build an expanded pharmacy with more grocery space and a drive-thru.

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After Co-Owner’s Death, Write Approach Moves Forward

by Jessica Teixeira | Mar 10, 2015 2:00 pm | Comments (2)

Jessica Teixeira photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

A year and a half ago, Gail Greenberg couldn’t see how she would continue operating The Write Approach, a small stationary shop on Amity Road.

Pearl-Ellen Shure, who owned the shop with Greenberg, had just died from cancer after running the business for more than 30 years.

But, Greenberg said, when Shure was falling ill last year, they made a promise to one another. 

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
Mar 31, 2015 12:30 am
Address: 11 Anthony Street New Haven, CT 06515, USA
Rating: 1

Cars are parked on sidewalks on the no parking side of the street. They are a real...

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Speeding on Fountain Street
Mar 31, 2015 12:19 am
Address: 424 Fountain Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 6

The posted speed limit is 25 mph but I doubt that anyone is ever going under 40 and...

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