Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 14, 2014 11:31 am
Photographer Jim Goldberg left New Haven as a young man, disillusioned with the failures of urban renewal. Forty years later he has returned to look at the “Model City”—and its denizens—with a fresh eye.
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)
Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.
by Staff | Aug 7, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (4)
After months (in one case, years) of study and debate, two major proposals to change New Haven’s landscapes won final approval Wednesday night, with nary a peep.
by Allan Appel | Aug 6, 2014 2:04 pm | Comments (2)
The cars don’t run on solar power (yet!), but the dealership now does.
by Staff | Aug 1, 2014 3:07 pm
The New Haven Adult Education Center has hired Veronica Douglas-Givan as family and community resource coordinator, overseeing recruitment and marketing, as well as “facilitat[ing] employability skills workshops and championing the school’s community outreach efforts.” An Emmy-award-winning journalist best known for her work over the years on air and behind the scenes at at WTNH and WYBC, Douglas-Givan, who grew up in New Haven, previously helped the public school district roll out its Parent University. (Read a full release here.)
by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 2:57 pm | Comments (21)
An Italian cosmetics chain with 500 European stores is one of two international-themed retailers moving into a signature downtown storefront, 1 Broadway.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 30, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (6)
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 (6)
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.