by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 26, 2016 12:29 pm | Comments (1)
For 10 years, Christy’s Irish Pub has lived up to the Irish in its name. But as it celebrates its first decade in business this weekend, the pub is looking to a future with a little more Irish-American.
The pub has been running special promos in celebration of its 10th anniversary, including a nightly customer appreciation open bar.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 25, 2016 12:42 pm | Comments (6)
A CVS is coming to downtown by the end of the year.
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by Paul Bass | Aug 24, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (30)
A parking lot is turning into a six-story graduate student “dorm” with storefronts at downtown’s newest construction site, where officials broke ground Wednesday.
The groundbreaking took place at 272 Elm St. in the Broadway commercial district. Yale won zoning permission from the city to put the 51,777 square-foot, 73-foot-tall building there to house 82 students in 41 two-person apartments.
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by Lucy Gellman | Aug 24, 2016 12:41 pm
Chef Alex Blifford was 8 or 9 years old when his mom gave him a simple set of directions over the phone, delivered on one of her 10-minute breaks at work.
Continue reading ‘From Mom’s Kitchen To Zinc’s’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 17, 2016 8:29 am | Comments (16)
For the first time in years, the storefront anchoring the corner of Broadway and York Street drew a crowd. But people were there to look at aboriginal artifacts, not to buy $300 Rebecca Minkoff or Michael Kors handbags.
Continue reading ‘Chichi Retail Bombs In Prime B’wy Spot’
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 15, 2016 12:27 pm | Comments (4)
The sweltering heat and the promise of cold, but rapidly melting Ashley’s Ice cream were more than enough incentive to get people to stop and listen to a short, but sweet pitch to sign up for Go New Haven Go’s month-long car-free challenge.
Continue reading ‘Car-Less Challenge Re-Launched’
by Rohan Naik | Aug 15, 2016 12:10 pm | Comments (1)
Peter Sparks and Julia McFadden arrived at a café downtown Sunday morning for what they imagined would be a leisurely breakfast.
Continue reading ‘Breeders Bypassed’
by David Sepulveda | Aug 8, 2016 8:09 am
Church Street became B-street, as in Basketball, as City Hall and New Haven’s Department of Youth Services played host to a two-day, tri-city tournament aptly titled Hoop it Up.
With a section of Church Street cordoned off between Chapel and Elm, 12 temporary basketball courts hosted dozens of 3-on-3 teams from Bridgeport, Hartford and New Haven, as well as a number of out-of-state competitors.
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by Lucy Gellman | Aug 5, 2016 2:24 pm | Comments (1)
A candied orange slice wilted just-so over a glass of chilled beet juice and buttered rum, shimmering in the light before it shuddered, and began to sink into a sea of garnet.
Continue reading ‘Anchor “Legend” Captures Cocktail Crown’
by Lucy Gellman | Aug 3, 2016 8:13 am | Comments (25)
Nick Laudano didn’t just want a reminder of the Grand Apizza pies he grew up eating as a kid in Fair Haven. He wanted to recreate the entire experience, and move it downtown.
Continue reading ‘Say Ah ... Beetz!’