New Haven Shucks

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 28, 2016 5:09 pm

William Sabel PhotoEric 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.

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Today On WNHH Radio

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 22, 2016 10:16 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Today’s programs on WNHH radio explore how New Haveners can be doing a better job of being healthy, delve into the history of upcoming events, review the week’s news with a fine-toothed comb, and more. 

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No Jack Kerouac, No Anna Liffey’s

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 23, 2016 2:52 pm

Lucy Gellman Photo For Anna Liffey’s owner Patrick Mansfield, the journey to the U.S. didn’t begin in his family’s pub, where eight siblings and extra guests at the dinner table could sometimes feel crowded. Or when a brother and sister moved to New York in the 1980s, opening pubs in Queens and Brooklyn. Or when he traveled 100 miles across Ireland to see Irish rock sensation Rory Gallagher at 14, and realized that the country —  and the world —  were a lot bigger than his native County Waterford in southeast Ireland. 

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For St. Pat’s, Dublin With A Side Of Elm City

by Lucy Gellman | Mar 11, 2016 2:37 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Courtesy Photo.Shane Carty and Eddie Higgins have a time-tested regimen when it comes to New Haven’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, and it starts with 600 pounds of Silverside-cut corned beef. Beef, specifically, that has traveled from the hindquarters of East Coast cattle through a New York supplier, to The Trinity Bar & Restaurant’s Orange Street kitchen.

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