Business/Labor/ Economic Development
by Anisa Jibrell | Feb 27, 2015 1:39 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.
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.
by Mark Abraham & Mary Buchanan, DataHaven | Feb 27, 2015 12:33 pm | Comments (1)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 23, 2015 4:46 pm
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.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 20, 2015 1:24 pm | Comments (28)
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.
by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2015 4:17 pm | Comments (29)
“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.”
by Aliyya Swaby | Feb 13, 2015 8:25 am | Comments (4)
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 9, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (5)
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 6, 2015 11:49 am | Comments (3)
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.
by Paul Bass | Feb 5, 2015 6:25 pm | Comments (5)
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.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 29, 2015 3:54 pm | Comments (5)
The former Bigelow Boiler factory is one step closer to being redeveloped, thanks to a recent $300,000 state grant.