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People Buy Stuff

by Paul Bass | Jul 25, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo 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.

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Inside Union Station, All Was Fair

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 21, 2014 12:04 pm | Comments (2)

Elinor Slomba Photo Matthew Feiner brought his Brompton Bike to New Haven’s Union Station. It wasn’t to take the 5:02 train to Grand Central. Or the 5:10 to Old Saybrook. Or the even the 5:33 to Boston.

No. He had a fair to get to.

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Women’s Fitness Mission Heads To Newhallville

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 3:06 pm | Comments (2)

“Strong is sexy! And I am sexy, baby!” shouted the women in Mubarakah Ibrahim’s early morning “boot camp” exercise class. By fall, more women may be shouting those phrases—in free classes at a new not-for-profit gym in Newhallville.

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Dreams, Critiques Fill Matthew’s (e)Mailbox

by Paul Bass | Jul 11, 2014 3:04 pm | Comments (11)

Paul Bass Photo One correspondent pitched an idea for a music festival, another for converting an empty bank building into an arts center. A third took on City Hall’s commitment to the god of “new urbanism,” while a fourth blamed government for weak sales at an upscale boutique.

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Downtown’s Vaping Pioneers Aim High

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.

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Bender Expands

by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 2:00 pm

Allan Appel Photo The lights are out, but the pipes are moving in.

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Cashmere & Taurai Network

by Allan Appel | Jul 10, 2014 8:10 am

Allan Appel Photo Cashmere Streater, who grew up in New Haven, had never met anyone from Zimbabwe, let alone an African businessman developing power plants there.

She asked Taurai Chinyamakobvu if there were internship opportunities in his country. Not many, he said, but it’s a good idea that should be worked on.

Then they traded contact info.

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Mill River District Plan Moves Forward

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 2, 2014 9:07 am

A plan to breathe new life into an old industrial area sailed to approval at City Hall Tuesday night.

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City Gets $3.3M In Storm Relief

by Staff | Jul 1, 2014 7:51 pm | Comments (1)

New Haven’s receiving millions of dollars to repair damage from the great superstorm of 2012 and prepare for superstorms to come in an era of climate change.

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Web-Savvy Mom-&-Pops Keep Storefronts Open

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 1, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (4)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A recent visit to DelMonico Hatter found the century-old hat shop empty of customers—and doing a brisk business.

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Traffic/Road Safety
Jul 26, 2014 8:23 am
Address: 113 Huntington Avenue New Haven, CT 06512, USA
Rating: 1

Speeding on Huntington Avenue. Need an officer with radar to issue tickets.

Snow plowed onto driveway of 70 year old
Jul 26, 2014 12:02 am
Address: Richmond Ave New Haven, CT
Rating: 9

Richmond is a dead-end road so PLOWS must EITHER back IN or back OUT. Plow completely blocked end...

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