Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Paul Bass | Sep 3, 2015 12:11 pm | Comments (3)
New Haven needed to fix a mistake from its last great stab at urban renewal, by filling in a mini-highway and building anew around it.
Matthew Nemerson (at right above) and Anstress Farwell (at left) agreed on that point. How to fix that mistake was another question.
by Paul Bass | Aug 27, 2015 1:52 pm | Comments (6)
After picking a different company as the leading contender to build a new ultra-fast public broadband Internet network, the Harp administration has agreed to give Frontier Communications another shot at making its case.
by Paul Bass | Aug 20, 2015 7:10 am | Comments (42)
Over 100 apartments, storefronts, and offices would sprout atop surface parking lots and inside an abandoned old school under a plan revealed to the public Wednesday night.
by Alessandro Powell | Aug 13, 2015 3:33 pm | Comments (6)
“The beauty of New Haven is I can sit at a table with three people with almost nothing in common, but we invite each other into one another’s’ lives,” said Ryan Howard (pictured in the tie), managing partner of Elm City Social, a new gastro pub that opened its doors at 266 College St. last Saturday.
by Paul Bass | Aug 7, 2015 6:14 pm | Comments (8)
John Cirello raised a fuss about how the Regional Workforce Alliance accounts for spending government money to train people for jobs. Then he learned he was no longer a member of the Alliance’s board of directors.
by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2015 2:26 pm | Comments (5)
Five teens emerged from a “shark tank” ready to make downtown cleaner.
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 6, 2015 2:23 pm | Comments (15)
The new Westville CVS won’t be two stories high, or have outdoor seating, but it might feature the work of local artists and other touches advocated by its future neighbors.
by Allan Appel | Aug 6, 2015 7:38 am | Comments (1)
Its name indicates the future. Its signature offerings are storied candies from decades past.
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 4, 2015 4:48 pm | Comments (5)
Temple Wine was the last store to ever get automatic zoning approval to sell booze in a square-block of downtown that once contained the old Chapel Square Mall.
by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2015 5:20 pm | Comments (44)
The city has chosen homegrown New Haven tech over national big-box retail in selecting a developer for a 6.95-acre property that used to house a state bus depot.