by Allan Appel | Nov 26, 2012 1:13 pm
Neither last year’s hurricane nor this year’s “superstorm” could drown out Christmas at City Point.
by Melissa Bailey | Nov 5, 2012 12:37 pm | Comments (3)
After Superstorm Sandy knocked the lights out at the Sound School’s newly dedicated building on City Point, students and teachers found themselves squatting in a temporary home—just as their founders did when they created an out-of-the-box alternative high school some 30 years ago.
by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 30, 2012 9:18 am
As Sandy tore through town Monday night, gunshots rang out in the Hill—leading to a SWAT deployment and an arrest.
by Allan Appel | Sep 4, 2012 12:40 pm | Comments (3)
At the second annual bike-themed Labor Day block party on Greenwich Avenue in the Hill, face-painting, raffles and ices were in.
by Ariela Martin | Aug 27, 2012 11:53 am
A year after Tropical Storm Irene destroyed the Sound School’s deck, a new deck is on the way.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 30, 2012 12:50 pm | Comments (3)
Students stared into the eyes of a 2-foot summer flounder, as they explored the mysteries of the New Haven Harbor—and got a taste of life at the city’s top-performing high school.
by Allan Appel | Nov 28, 2011 12:18 pm | Comments (3)
Santa arrived by fire engine in City Point Sunday night. Irene had destroyed his usual entrance on the back deck of the Sage Grill
by Neena Satija | Sep 13, 2011 7:28 am | Comments (4)
Back when Steve Wilcox thought the state was slicing off a third of the Long Wharf Nature Preserve and turning it into a highway exit, he started spending less time around the park. Now that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has said the park will stay the way it is, the Wilcoxes plan to visit even more often.
by Laurel Leff | Sep 7, 2011 8:00 am
The sign in front of Sage American Grill and Oyster Bar promises a Sept. 9 reopening after an Irene-caused shutdown.
“It’s like a gas station” posting higher prices day after day, manager and head waiter Bruce Mazy said of the sign. “We’ll put up the 10th, the 11th, the 13th. It’s going to be a while.”
by Allan Appel | Sep 6, 2011 9:33 am | Comments (15)
Not only did woodworker and handyman Jim VanCampen build Bobby Cook a super hi-bike out of two broken ones; he taught Bobby how to do his own repairs. Their collaboration went on display at a block party that was part of a two-wheeled approach to building community.