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“Homeboys” Who Made It Circle Back To Dixwell

by David Sepulveda | Oct 20, 2014 11:21 am | Comments (3)

DAVID SEPULVEDA PHOTOS 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. 

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As An “Open Studio,” Armory Awes Again

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 14, 2014 11:46 am | Comments (2)

Lucy Gellman Photo 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.

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Seeking 2nd Miracle, Malloy Walks Newhallville

by Paul Bass | Oct 12, 2014 6:51 pm | Comments (20)

Paul Bass Photo Returning to must-ignite turf for his reelection campaign, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy Sunday pitched a new program to hire the hard-core unemployed and promised to consider granting cities new powers to seize trashed buildings from slumlords.

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Armory Inspires As Citywide Open Studios Debuts 17th Edition

by Allan Appel | Oct 2, 2014 1:42 pm | Comments (1)

Contributed Photo Without having ever been inside, Andy Sternad and John Kleinschmidt (pictured) won a small commission to create a kind of organic cloud of a hanging installation at the old Goffe Street Armory.

Then they entered the building for the first time. Their eyes widened at one of the most magnificent indoor spaces in town.

They looked up at the array of riveted I-beam trusses that vault across the wooden floor of the drill hall 40 feet below. Instantly they knew their plans had to change. The building’s history and geometries took over and became a kind of third collaborator in their new conception.

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Plaza Honors City’s Black “King”

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 15, 2014 5:14 am | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Bikers riding the Farmington Canal Trail slowed Saturday morning to watch as the city dedicated a planned plaza to William Lanson, an 19th Century black leader once disparagingly called the “King of the colored race” of New Haven.

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Architects Sketch Q House To Life

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 12, 2014 7:57 am | Comments (19)

Zared Enterprises LLC A two-story central atrium exhibiting community artwork and artifacts. Two “child development” activity rooms for young people. A teaching kitchen to host cooking classes. A rooftop patio with herb gardens for seniors. A music recording studio adjacent a teen lounge. A half-court gymnasium.

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Rally Seeks Local Hiring For Living-Wage Jobs

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 10, 2014 2:25 pm | Comments (16)

Aliyya Swaby Photo More than 400 people gathered at a rally to hear new data about how New Haveners are missing out on New Haven’s living-wage jobs—and to call for a change.

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Vibes Bring Parks Alive

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 2, 2014 2:53 pm

Ricky Draughn leaned into the microphone, members of his ensemble behind him poised at their instruments. “We gonna take it back to like ... 1972,” he declared with a laugh as they launched into a soulful version of Aretha Franklin’s “Rock Steady.”

 

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City’s Newest DJs: Aged 12 And Under

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 11, 2014 12:40 pm | Comments (2)

DJ Awesome stepped up to the turntable, laptop and mass of wires connecting the equipment to cheers from the audience of over 70 people.

DJ Awesome is 11 years old.

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In Dixwell, Tennis Beginners Get Into The Swing

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 7, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (2)

Jordi Gassó Photo The tennis ball flew high beyond the net, over the coach’s head, past the court baseline, as 7-year-old Taylor Ward packed a strong forehand — perhaps too strong.

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(EONP) State Street
Oct 22, 2014 5:21 pm
Address: State Street New Haven, Connecticut
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Repave Street
Oct 22, 2014 5:15 pm
Address: 190 Willow Street New Haven, Connecticut
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