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’
by Aliyya Swaby | Mar 25, 2016 7:25 am | Comments (2)
Thousands of fish and hundreds of turtles in the Long Island Sound died of nitrogen pollution last summer, just before the federal government decided to crack down on water quality standards.
Continue reading ‘Dead Fish Spark Federal Sound Cleanup’
by Paul Bass | Dec 10, 2015 8:31 am | Comments (15)
City Building Official Jim Turcio has given a City Point condo association until next week to repair and reopen a boardwalk so neighbors can walk along the harbor—as the condo association was legally required to do more than two decades ago.
Continue reading ‘City Orders Waterfront Access Restored’
by Allan Appel | Nov 30, 2015 4:11 pm
Santa Claus made his usual landing at the annual City Point holiday celebration, traditionally the earliest of numerous neighborhood Christmas celebrations scheduled to unfold in the next month across town.
Continue reading ‘Santa Sighted Early, Drops By For Bagels’
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 7, 2015 9:52 am | Comments (4)
Immunologist Frank Lobo opened City Point Kitchen to help increase microbial diversity in New Haveners’ stomachs.
The local kale and swiss chard chef Derek Armodio (pictured) threw into a rice and scallop dish should help with that.
Continue reading ‘City Point Doctor Prescribes Local Food’
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 22, 2015 1:29 pm | Comments (7)
City Point neighbors spent as much time disagreeing with each other as they did blasting state officials in their latest encounter over traffic problems caused by the rebuilding of I-95.
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by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 10, 2015 1:48 pm | Comments (5)
Overlooking the harbor at Harbour Landing’s condo complex, the team overseeing the rebuilding I-95 near told a gathering of some 60 angry City Point neighbors that the state might change some plans to relieve traffic jams—but it made no promises.
Continue reading ‘DOT Listens To City Point, Makes No Promises’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 29, 2015 1:14 pm | Comments (3)
Two alders representing the Hill neighborhood kicked off their bids for reelection at Trowbridge Square Park, while the nephew of a former longstanding alder sought to follow in his footsteps.
Continue reading ‘2 Incumbents, 1 Newcomer Announce Hill Candidacies’
by Aliyya Swaby & Paul Bass | Apr 9, 2015 1:00 pm | Comments (1)
After a week of community outcry, John Cesaroni heard the city’s reasoning for seeking to fell a beloved neighborhood tree in front of his house—and embraced the inevitable.
Continue reading ‘City Point Bids Farewell To 60-Year-Old Maple’
by Staff | Mar 20, 2015 12:46 pm
You’re heard of Skull & Bones, the Yale secret society. Now New Haven’s getting a “Shell & Bones”—and this one’s open for anyone to walk inside, whether or not you have ties to the CIA or your last name is Bush.
Continue reading ‘Move Over, Skull & Bones’