by Paul Bass | May 15, 2015 2:14 pm | Comments (24)
Seeing a white Highlander SUV blocking an Orange Street bike lane, Stephen Saladino hit the brakes. He dismounted his city-issued Fuji and whipped out his Zebra-brand ticketing device, which caught the attention of a man on the sidewalk.
“I own the store here!” the man announced. “My customers can’t park here?”
by Staff | May 11, 2015 7:49 pm
The singing and drumming and climbing and thinking start in Fair Haven. Then the Hill. Then Dixwell. Then the center of town.
by Paul Bass | May 10, 2015 7:05 pm | Comments (3)
A parade celebrating a fictional neighborhood-clean-up character named Freddie Fixer had a new real-life star this year: mom.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 7, 2015 4:16 pm | Comments (3)
The 53rd Freddie Fixer Parade will be marching down Dixwell Avenue the Sunday after next, and organizers have planned a whole weekend of events.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 6, 2015 5:02 pm | Comments (10)
Small business owners and entrepreneurs have a new home on Dixwell Avenue.
by Paul Bass | May 1, 2015 2:32 pm | Comments (2)
As Mike Balcombe sat in George Reeves’ Dixwell Avenue barber’s chair, a generational change was in the offing.
by Staff | Apr 20, 2015 4:08 pm | Comments (2)
A man crashed his car in the Dixwell neighborhood after being shot multiple times. Then he died in the hospital.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 7, 2015 12:19 pm | Comments (2)
(Updated) Danae Mundy had a good reason to move out of her apartment at Monterey Place and into a hotel: a steady flow of mouse feces dripped from her apartment’s heating vents and—she suspected—made her children sick.
by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 20, 2015 12:22 pm | Comments (1)
“You’re gonna hit one, two and then I’m going to swing,” Devonne “Da Bomb” Canady told Catrina Ganey. “Got it?” Ganey had it.
by Paul Bass | Mar 19, 2015 4:07 pm | Comments (6)
Dwayne Branch heard “some banging” outside as he set up the Prince Hall Masonic Temple for a weekly meeting.