Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by David Sepulveda | Jan 24, 2017 2:11 pm
“You may have to place yourself in an uncomfortable position to find what you seek,” said a disembodied, intercom voice, a vague hint designed to prompt more intensive investigation by my team of puzzle solvers at Escape New Haven.
Continue reading ‘Escape New Haven Catches On, Grows’
by Michelle Liu | Jan 13, 2017 9:00 am | Comments (9)
“When I started on Long Wharf, it was the seagulls, the pigeons and me,” Bob Sweeney said. “There was no people.”
Now he has swarms of human company — and he asked city lawmakers to “go easy” on them.
Continue reading ‘Vendor Plan Praised; Tweaks Sought’
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 23, 2016 12:25 pm | Comments (7)
Two communal Chapel Street businesses are preparing to pack up, reassess, and move on by the end of the month. But a new round is in the cards for downtown’s game-playing scene.
Continue reading ‘Goodbye, Happiness [Lab]’
by Allan Appel | Dec 23, 2016 12:04 am | Comments (4)
If you’re looking to get the best deal on a rental car from an outfit in close proximity to Yale University, your convenience and ease of comparison shopping just got better. In fact it doubled: Soon two outlets will be cheek by jowl on Crown Street.
Continue reading ‘Rental-Car Competition Pulls Into Crown Street’
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 20, 2016 12:15 pm | Comments (1)
Thanks to a new business venture by the founders and co-owners of Elm City Social, a new spot for “electric Italian” dining has come to the corner of Crown and Temple Streets.
Continue reading ‘“Electric Italian” Comes To Temple Street’
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 19, 2016 7:38 am
Today’s shows ask how economic development can lead to positive social change, jump into the nitty gritty of secularism and Christianity, check in with local politics in the Naugatuck Valley, and play some baseball.
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by Allan Appel | Dec 14, 2016 7:52 am | Comments (13)
On the first day of school an African-American boy looks about his spanking new classroom, at the shining, newly painted walls, at the neatly sheet-rocked ceiling, and says, “My daddy built this.”
Then the Latino girl next to him replies, “Yes, and my daddy did all the electrical work.”
Continue reading ‘New Plan Boosts Minority Contractors’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 5, 2016 4:07 pm | Comments (2)
With the sounds of New Orleans-style brass bands heralding her arrival, Queen Zuri began her reign on College Street.
Continue reading ‘Queen Zuri Reigns On College Street’
by Michelle Liu | Dec 1, 2016 1:54 pm | Comments (1)
A couple of New Haven coders — one from Austin, another homegrown — have put their heads together to make it easier for citizens to report problems and communicate with each other about them from their phones.
Continue reading ‘A Tale Of Two Coders’
by David Sepulveda | Nov 29, 2016 12:01 pm
Sandwiched between the kickoff of the national holiday gift-buying frenzy that has come to be known as Black Friday (the Friday after Thanksgiving) and the following Monday, called Cyber Monday (online shopping), was Small Business Saturday — when an effort to support and boost small businesses in New Haven was in full swing.
Continue reading ‘Local Businesses Get Chunk Of Holiday Gift-Buying’