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In Lab Visit, Murphy Vows Supports For Biotech

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 29, 2015 2:07 pm | Comments (1)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo 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.

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City, Developer Face Off Over CVS

by Markeshia Ricks | May 29, 2015 12:09 pm | Comments (14)

City of New Haven “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.

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Landlord, Tenant Vie To Revive State & James

by Paul Bass | May 28, 2015 3:05 pm | Comments (12)

Melissa Bailey File Photo 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.

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Liquor Store Zoning Loophole Targeted

by Aliyya Swaby | May 28, 2015 2:40 pm | Comments (1)

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Two alders have submitted a proposal to stop even more people from opening liquor stores at the former Chapel Square Mall.

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Fuel On The Move

by Markeshia Ricks | May 25, 2015 2:46 pm | Comments (20)

Markeshia Ricks Photo By the end of the summer Fuel Coffee Shop plans to say goodbye to the corner of Chapel and Chestnut streets.

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City Hits Liquor Limit; Patil Wins, Patel Loses

by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (20)

Aliyya Swaby Photo 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.

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Six Local Hotels Violate Disabilities Act

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.

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Feldman Brothers Look To Turn Harold’s Into 5-Story Apartment Building

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.

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Habla Español?

by Markeshia Ricks | May 19, 2015 7:41 am | Comments (2)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Frontier Communications is looking for more employees like Maria Alcantara, who can converse in English and Spanish with customers. 

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“War Is My Business”

by Derek Torrellas | May 18, 2015 2:46 pm

Derek Torrellas 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.

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.

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