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ShugaTrak Preps For Marketing Push

by Anisa Jibrell | Feb 27, 2015 1:39 pm

Anisa Jibrell photo The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.

Sixteen months after debuting a glucose monitoring phone app, John Fitzpatrick is now in the process of smoothing out the edges and preparing for a big marketing push.

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Jobs Are Returning To The City

by Mark Abraham & Mary Buchanan, DataHaven | Feb 27, 2015 12:33 pm | Comments (1)

DataHaven In recent years, job growth in downtown centers nationwide has far outpaced growth in surrounding suburban areas, according to a widely-cited report released this week by the City Observatory. According to a DataHaven analysis of the Census dataset used in the report, New Haven and Hartford are experiencing a similar shift.

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New Jams Simmer Slowly, Move Fast At Skappo

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 4:46 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo Boiling fruit and sugar for a half-hour might technically make a jelly. Yvette Sincavage spends four hours slow-cooking dried apricots, water, sugar and lemon for Skappo’s new line of jams, which reminds her of an important lesson: “You can slow down a bit if you want to.”

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Downtown-Style Dixwell Deal Green-Lighted

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (28)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Thanks to a vote at City Hall this week, a one-time problem bar has moved closer to becoming a bakery-coffee shop with new apartments beside it at a section of Dixwell in transition.

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How The Palace Rescue Almost Collapsed

by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2015 4:17 pm | Comments (29)

Paul Bass Photo “I am stunned,” Yale’s top New Haven exec wrote. With a breakthrough deal hanging in the balance, he forwarded an outraged email message to City Hall’s development chief: “FYI. This is not the way to get the University’s cooperation.”

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Small Biz Storefronts Pop Up In 9th Square

by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 13, 2015 8:25 am | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Octavia Pollard had to find a new space for her fledgling uniform supply store in Milford, after construction prevented potential customers from easily accessing the building.

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Teens’ Business Weds Hip-Hop & Skateboarding

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 9, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Two years isn’t a lot of time to find one’s passion. That’s how long it took for Rob Folson, a budding local rapper, to fall in love with skateboarding.

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Small-Biz Chief James Gets A Helping Hand

by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 6, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo The city’s small business effort is getting some more help, now that the Board of Alders has voted to create a new administrative assistant position.

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Raid Reveals Alleged Counterfeit Shipping Center

by Paul Bass | Feb 5, 2015 6:25 pm | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photo A raid of alleged illegal apartments inside a former Dixwell factory Thursday unearthed a trove of headsets from China repackaged into Dr. Dre “Beats” and “Lg Tone+” headsets.

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Bigelow Project Gets Boost

by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (5)

Thomas MacMillan File PhotoThe former Bigelow Boiler factory is one step closer to being redeveloped, thanks to a recent $300,000 state grant.

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