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by Allan Appel | Dec 6, 2013 1:16 pm
The long underwear came out. So did the mittens, gloves, and warm socks. Then the phone accessories and the music.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 5, 2013 12:25 pm | Comments (10)
Fueled by a new vision for remaking the Hill neighborhood near Union Station, Erik Johnson stepped off a DATTCO bus, onto the streets of Philadelphia—and into a scene from New Haven’s potential future.
by Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 2:45 pm
Judging from his send-off Monday night, banker Bill Placke is leaving town with his community balance sheet in the black.
by Thomas MacMillan and Paul Bass | Dec 3, 2013 12:22 pm | Comments (16)
(Updated) The fate of the biggest proposed downtown development project in New Haven’s history now rests up in Hartford—where its prospects are by no means certain, according to lawmakers who’ll lead the charge on its behalf.
by Cora Lewis | Nov 27, 2013 11:12 am | Comments (5)
With downtown a war zone and armed agents prowling blocked-off streets, Atticus Bookstore Cafe found a way to salvage some of its business: delivering sandwiches and salads through underground passageways linking the store to neighboring shops and the Yale Center for British Art.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 22, 2013 12:15 pm | Comments (11)
“Anonymous” asked about getting more trash cans. “City of New Haven” responded with a phone number to call. A neighbor offered two extra trash cans that she had. “Department of Public Works” followed up to see if everything worked out.
All that happened online on SeeClickFix, New Haven’s homegrown problem-solving website. None of it would have happened six years ago.
by Gilad Edelman | Nov 21, 2013 1:35 pm | Comments (3)
All that stood between the aspiring developers of a Jordan’s Furniture megastore and the City Plan Commission’s approval was a 60-foot-tall, bright purple letter “J.”
by Kendra Baker | Nov 21, 2013 6:59 am | Comments (1)
The Greater New Haven Branch of the National Association of the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and First Niagara Bank have created a program to help the community obtain not only loans and mortgages, but most of all, they say, hope.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 19, 2013 11:39 am | Comments (3)
When Matias Anaya got into collecting vinyl LPs this year, it was already too late to shop at Cutler’s. Anaya found a new place to pick up albums like Herbie Hancock’s Mwandishi and Art Blakey’s Moanin’—and discovered that the vinyl trade is not dead in New Haven.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 18, 2013 1:24 pm | Comments (3)
Thanks to a major contract with the nation’s largest pharmacy chain, a New Haven-based tech company plans to hire its 13th employee—and, the founder pledged, keep the company in town.