by Thomas Breen | Mar 23, 2018 12:17 pm
A small fire broke out in the kitchen of the popular City Point restaurant Shell & Bones on Friday morning. Firefighters were able to contain the fire within half an hour.
Property damage was minimal; no one was hurt.
Continue reading ‘Small Fire Rattles Shell & Bones’
by Staff | Dec 4, 2017 3:05 pm
Santa arrived early this year, on Saturday morning, in fact, and at City Point.
Continue reading ‘NHFD Delivers Santa’
by Christopher Peak | Nov 8, 2017 1:07 pm | Comments (7)
New Haven’s Republicans wagered this election year on individual candidates, hoping street-level campaigns about quality-of-life issues could offset bright-blue New Haven’s disgust with the national brand of far-right politics embodied by President Trump.
Continue reading ‘Big Losses Confound Elm City Republicans’
by Paul Bass | Oct 30, 2017 8:36 am | Comments (6)
Winds reached 56 miles per hour in town overnight, downing at least 15 trees citywide and plunging the City Point neighborhood into darkness.
Meanwhile, officials were scrambling past midnight to deal with two storm-unrelated matters: a busload of Hillhouse High students stranded off a Baltimore highway, and a piercing alarm in a bank-owned home that was keeping upper Westville awake.
Continue reading ‘Storm Downs Trees; 700 Lose Power’
by Christopher Peak | Oct 25, 2017 9:26 am | Comments (24)
Upper State Street neighbors Tuesday night embraced a coffee shop’s proposed liquor license as a draw for museum curators and young families attending wine tastings. City Pointers blasted a separate proposed liquor license as a magnet for drunks and teens seeking cheap drinks.
Continue reading ‘Two Booze Bids, Two Reactions’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2017 2:09 pm | Comments (11)
Walking the Hill with John Carlson, you can get the impression that his campaign for city alder is largely about fixing sidewalks and paving streets.
Continue reading ‘SeeClickFixer Challeges Incumbent’
by Christopher Peak | Sep 27, 2017 3:48 pm | Comments (12)
Shell & Bones, the upscale waterfront eatery, is trying to stop a next-door competitor from adding dinner service, claiming there’s not enough parking spots to go around.
Continue reading ‘Parking Duel Divides City Point Eateries’
by Staff | Jul 30, 2017 9:53 am
A man was pronounced dead at the hospital after the Coast Guard and fire department rescued and cared for him and a fellow boater overnight.
Continue reading ‘1 Man Dies After Harbor Rescue’
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 14, 2017 8:24 am | Comments (4)
Kathia Gerena started the summer nervous about getting into a sailboat. Now the 11-year-old is ready to steer a directed route on the Long Island Sound.
So are her pals Kayson Maciel-Andrews and Kymani Chapman, newly emboldened after capsizing — and righting their boat with a little extra help.
Continue reading ‘Rebooted Schooner Camp Sails Into Its First Summer’
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.”
Continue reading ‘Preservation Awards Honor “Walk Into The Past”’