by Allan Appel | May 20, 2013 2:11 pm | Comments (4)
They already have wisdom, understanding, and knowledge. Soon they will also have membership in the Chapel West Special Services District (CWSSD).
by Thomas MacMillan | May 17, 2013 3:16 pm | Comments (3)
One person sees a “shady gas station” on the corner of Howe and Crown.
That’s “crypto-racist,” says another.
At the corner of Orange and Crown sits one person’s “weird art place.” To another it’s “Artspace (not weird.)”
by Melissa Bailey | May 17, 2013 1:20 pm | Comments (21)
Cyclists converged on a downtown plaza to announce a new vision for New Haven, including connecting bike lanes across the center city and converting one-way streets to two directions of travel.
by Stacy Davis | May 17, 2013 11:04 am | Comments (2)
The camera rolled. Claire Criscuolo pulled out a “misunderstood” artichoke and shared some of her vegetarian cooking secrets in a cooking show series that debuted on Gateway Community College’s TV screen.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2013 8:44 am | Comments (21)
A developer is seeking city permission to install 145 apartments in a long-vacant downtown landmark without creating a single new parking space.
by Allan Appel | May 14, 2013 1:23 pm | Comments (22)
The city went public Tuesday with phase one of a developer’s plan for the Coliseum lot: A strollable “town square” with five- or six-story apartment buildings; top-of-the-line wine shops and restaurants; and a “woonerf”—a special lane for pedestrians and cyclists, not drivers—that takes you to State Street.
by Melissa Bailey | May 9, 2013 11:03 am | Comments (16)
Fresh-baked meat pies, free glasses of beer—and a new experiment in on-street parking—helped lure customers into downtown’s newest night spot for a grand opening.
by Allan Appel | May 9, 2013 9:02 am | Comments (2)
Missy Antonelli always wanted to honor the memory of her grandmother Mary DeNegre Antonelli (pictured at age 16 with bow) by creating a shop that echoed the old Italian bakeries on Wooster Street with their multi-level wedding-cake displays she remembered as a kid.
by Melissa Bailey | May 7, 2013 8:10 am | Comments (22)
A zone change aimed at making neighborhoods denser on the edges of downtown won final approval from city lawmakers Monday night.
by Melissa Bailey | May 7, 2013 8:04 am | Comments (25)
Under a new deal unveiled Monday, Yale would buy the rights to High and Wall streets from the city, forever, for a yet-to-be-determined price, ending a long-running dispute over the control of downtown roadways.