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Harp: Avoid The Mall, Shop Local This Holiday

by David Sepulveda | Nov 20, 2014 12:25 pm | Comments (4)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTO Carrien Davis’s Westville flower shop, Any Occasion Creation, lived up to its name as it prepared a mixed floral bouquet to present to Mayor Toni Harp. From the tray of small savory and desert pies supplied by the nearby Sixpense Pie Company, the mayor, who arrived with a small entourage, sampled a mini-pecan pie as she discussed business with the owner and admired displays throughout the shop.

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Java “Happiness” Coming To The Grove

by Ike Swetlitz | Nov 17, 2014 4:35 pm | Comments (3)

IKE SWETLITZ PHOTO One week after Whole G Bakery arrived in Pitkin Plaza, another coffee shop announced plans to open a block away—with a mission to “end poverty” in the process.

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How About This Future For Legion Ave.?

by Jonathan Hopkins | Nov 17, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (17)

New Haven has given the green light to a private developer to begin rebuilding on a stretch of Legion Avenue demolished a half-century ago during urban renewal. New Haven architect Jonathan Hopkins has looked at the plans—and come up with a different vision.

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Data Bests Toys At “Startup Weekend”

by Khadija Hussain | Nov 17, 2014 8:15 am

Khadija Hussain Photo One team aimed to bring playful, toy-like medical equipment to children. Another sought to bring together labs and data scientists. A third wanted to help out soccer moms and truckers alike— by creating an app that would allow them to order food ahead of time, while on the road. 

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Grand Discovery Revives School Arts-Rehab Plan

by Paul Bass | Nov 14, 2014 8:06 am | Comments (10)

New Haven’s economic development chief was home watching the Brazilian Grand Prix when his eyes wandered to the text of a 32-year-old court decree—which led him to give a second shot to a Fair Haven community group’s quest to buy a mothballed historic school.

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Scramble’s On For Fed “Promise” Designation

by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)

Paul Bass Photo Serena Neal-Sanjurjo had a sense of déjà vu as she joined 26 other job-creation and anti-poverty workers in racing toward a deadline to convince the federal government to give New Haven a boost in helping the poor.

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E. Rock Warehouse Might Become High-End Gym

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 12, 2014 1:17 pm | Comments (14)

Bright lights beam through the neighborhood before dawn. Hundreds of cars beep at once in a parking lot. Power bar wrappers scatter on the streets.

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Eblens Clears Final Hurdle

by Staff | Nov 11, 2014 1:43 pm

Eblens got the OK from the zoning board to set up on Whalley Avenue at the corner of Dwight Street.

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Jobless, Ex-Cons Get Chance To Become Chefs

by Diana Li | Nov 10, 2014 8:08 am | Comments (3)

A Science Park-based training center has a new mission: turning unemployed and underemployed New Haveners into chefs and prep cooks, then placing them in jobs.

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Flourishing “Woods” Brighten Whalley

by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 7, 2014 11:26 am | Comments (4)

Paul Bass Photo Since Edge of the Woods owner Peter Dodge bought his natural-foods grocery store’s shopping plaza and spruced it up, visual changes have spilled out to the Whalley Avenue corridor.

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Dead animal in roadway
Nov 23, 2014 1:31 am
Address: West Park Ave At Eldert Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

Please remove the dead cat in the middle of the road- thanks

Street light out
Nov 22, 2014 11:38 pm
Address: 200-260 Humphrey St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

The corner of State and Humphrey is dark without the street light. Multiple lights...

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