by Allan Appel | May 16, 2017 4:27 pm | Comments (5)
When officials at the New Haven Preservation Trust told Chris Schaefer they wanted to recognize his work over the last 31 years in lovingly restoring his 1871 oysterwoman’s home on Second Street in City Point, his first response was, “But I’m not done yet.”
He told them he needed about six more years to finish up before being considered for an award. Their response: “We don’t want to give it posthumously.”
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by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2017 3:45 pm | Comments (1)
In her 23 years as a teacher, advisor, and captain who takes her students out on the water, Kristi Otterbach said, she hasn’t sensed a moment so scary for the well being of Long Island Sound.
And she intends to do something about it.
Continue reading ‘DeLauro Rallies Sound-Savers’
by Paul Bass | Mar 23, 2017 5:20 pm | Comments (2)
A couple of yellow-crowned night herons will need to find a new springtime home, after a state crew took down their century-old sycamore along with nine other trees by the juncture of Sea Street and Greenwich Street.
Continue reading ‘Reprieve Fails To Save Sycamore’
by Lucy Gellman | Feb 2, 2017 1:06 pm | Comments (1)
Schooner, Inc. is becoming part of the New Haven Land Trust, bringing together land and sea.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 3, 2017 9:24 am | Comments (6)
A City Point condominium complex association is awaiting results from asbestos testing before it can demolish 13 units destroyed last week by a three-alarm fire.
Continue reading ‘Harbour Landing Demolition Waiting On Asbestos Results’
by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2016 2:50 pm | Comments (1)
A train, a doll house, an iPhone 6, an iPhone7, an American Girl doll, and a happy city.
Those were some of the wishes made by the kids of City Point along with their mayor.
Continue reading ‘Santa Delivers Early to City Point’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 10, 2016 3:56 pm | Comments (20)
Instead of zooming by as usual, drivers approached with caution a new square island in the middle of the street just a few feet away from the intersection of Chapel Street at Alden Avenue.
That new driving pattern is just what the city’s engineer, traffic chief and nearby neighbors had in mind.
Continue reading ‘Islands, Bump-Outs Tame A Speedway’
by Daniela Brighenti | Jul 1, 2016 12:00 pm | Comments (1)
You might not have guessed that New Haven is a Democratic city if you wandered into City Point Kitchen on Thursday evening.
Continue reading ‘Sacrificial Lamb Was Not On The Menu’
by Paul Bass | Jun 29, 2016 1:01 pm | Comments (4)
Jonathan Wharton believes that plotting New Haven’s future and sampling draft beers can go together.
Continue reading ‘Lobster Rolls, Beer & Platform Politics’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 28, 2016 5:09 pm
Eric Rowe was having an otherwise normal week when, on his walk home from work, he made a discovery that rocked his boat: Four different New Haven bars offer dollar oysters on Wednesdays during happy hour.
For Rowe, an Indiana transplant who had developed an affinity for seafood, especially shellfish, after his move to the East Coast in 2012, this wasn’t just good news. It was cause for an oyster crawl. And some research into a one-time pearl of New Haven’s economy.
Continue reading ‘New Haven Shucks’