Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by David Sepulveda | Nov 20, 2014 12:25 pm | Comments (4)
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.
by Ike Swetlitz | Nov 17, 2014 4:35 pm | Comments (3)
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.
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.
by Khadija Hussain | Nov 17, 2014 8:15 am
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.
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.
by Paul Bass | Nov 13, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (1)
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.
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.
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.
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 7, 2014 11:26 am | Comments (4)
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.