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.
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by David Sepulveda | Apr 26, 2016 12:03 pm | Comments (6)
The online Urban Dictionary defines Ah-beetz as “New Haven, Connecticut slang for Pizza.” But ask, say, the former mayor of the city, and he will tell you it’s much, much more — as viewers of a new Vice Media show make clear.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 22, 2016 10:16 am
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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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 20, 2016 3:23 pm | Comments (6)
Tiago Pavuna is very specific about his home country’s national cocktail: It requires one and a half limes, not one or two.
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by Lucy Gellman | Apr 12, 2016 1:47 pm
When Josh Gaetjen rolled into 116 Crown for a midweek refresher, he didn’t have a drink du jour in mind. Nor the deviled eggs from the bar’s back tables. He was there to talk about his career as an artist, celebrating the new placement of his paintings on the bar’s exposed brick walls.
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by Staff | Apr 11, 2016 7:33 am | Comments (4)
New Haven’s hoping to draw at least 40 mobile eateries and well over 20,000 visitors at the second annual food truck festival on Long Wharf — so it needs some help.
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by Staff | Mar 25, 2016 2:00 pm
What does it mean to talk about god in a godless world? Today’s broadcasts on WNHH radio bring some answers to that question.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 23, 2016 2:52 pm
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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by Staff | Mar 21, 2016 7:25 am
Doron Monk Flake described the comic-book inspriation for his “nerd rock” music, and offered some samples, on the latest edition of WNHH radio’s “Tom Ficklin Show.”
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 11, 2016 2:37 pm | Comments (1)
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.
Continue reading ‘For St. Pat’s, Dublin With A Side Of Elm City’