by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 26, 2014 2:10 pm
With Miss Mae Ola Riddick looking over their shoulders, members of the Dixwell community continued her legacy of feeding those in need for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday.
by Henry Fernandez | Nov 26, 2014 8:23 am
Every year just before Thanksgiving, LEAP has its annual Thankful Dinner. This year’s was held Tuesday at the Elks Club on Dixwell Avenue. Over 350 LEAP kids and their counselors came together to have dinner and share what they are thankful for over the last year.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 21, 2014 7:53 am | Comments (2)
With smooth sounds of Maze featuring Frankie Beverly jamming in the background, Private Troy Adams was busy stuffing plastic bags at the Dixwell Fire Station on Goffe Street with all the fixings needed for a stellar Thanksgiving dinner.
by Staff | Nov 20, 2014 2:45 pm
For the second straight year, Dixwell neighbors and friends of the late Mae Ola Riddick are keeping her memory alive by running a Thanksgiving food giveaway.
by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 14, 2014 1:05 pm | Comments (2)
“C.Y.N.,” Abiodun Oyewole advised a mostly-black audience: Control your (inner) “nigger” — except when you need to fight.
by Aliyya Swaby & Markeshia Ricks | Nov 5, 2014 1:04 am | Comments (6)
It turns out the Dannel P. Malloy knew what he was doing when he practically camped out in New Haven this past year.
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 4, 2014 5:16 pm | Comments (1)
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy stopped in to New Haven’s busy Dixwell Avenue Democratic campaign headquarters at mid-day Tuesday for a quick pep talk.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 23, 2014 3:42 pm | Comments (2)
Leticia Cortes often saw men with hard hats heading off to construction sites and longed to don a hard hat of her own, but she never thought she’d ever get that chance. That was until she saw a flyer about construction training for women.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 20, 2014 10:21 am | Comments (3)
Some of the scrapbook photos bore scratches, creases and frayed edges. The memories they evoked and the smiles they elicited, were as clear as the day the pictures were snapped.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 10:46 am | Comments (2)
Joe Fekieta saw it as a chance to harness some of New Haven’s most overlooked voices. Jonathan Sun envisioned the wide, empty stairways and chipping paint as dynamic, integrating several loose and long-abandoned bricks into his work.