Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 29, 2015 2:07 pm | Comments (1)
Joe Ippolito’s friends warned him against moving to New Haven to begin working at Melinta Therapeutics. “Why not go to Boston or Palo Alto?” they asked.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 29, 2015 12:09 pm | Comments (14)
“Do not smirk,” snapped the developer. “I sat here and respectfully listened to your presentation, Matt.”
“I’m not smirking,” responded the city’s development chief.
by Paul Bass | May 28, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (12)
One of New Haven’s hottest new-media entrepreneurs and his landlord, a deep-pocket New York developer, are competing to turn a vacant former CT Transit bus garage into what the city envisions as a slice of Brooklyn.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 28, 2015 2:40 pm | Comments (1)
Two alders have submitted a proposal to stop even more people from opening liquor stores at the former Chapel Square Mall.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 25, 2015 2:46 pm | Comments (20)
By the end of the summer Fuel Coffee Shop plans to say goodbye to the corner of Chapel and Chestnut streets.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (20)
The state rejected Roshan Patel’s efforts to sell booze in the Annex neighborhood, not because of all the complaints from neighbors—but because New Haven had reached a little-known state-calculated limit for the number of liquor stores allowed within its boundaries.
Meanwhile, across town, a Westville Village landlord who beat Patel out for the last permit (by one day) has since seen her own plans dashed, and may end up opening her liquor store instead ... over in the Annex.
by Staff | May 22, 2015 10:49 am | Comments (1)
Six hotels in New Haven were found to have discriminated against people with disabilities, according to a federal investigation.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 21, 2015 2:37 pm | Comments (42)
Two brothers who have been investing in New Haven’s apartment boom are looking to turn the recently vacated-Harold’s bridal shop into a five-story apartment building with first-floor retail.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 7:41 am | Comments (2)
Frontier Communications is looking for more employees like Maria Alcantara, who can converse in English and Spanish with customers.
by Derek Torrellas | May 18, 2015 2:46 pm
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.
Bill Shields didn’t name himself the “Flag Man,” or more specifically, “The Flag Man of Long Wharf.”
It was customers, Shields said, who coined the term.