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Downtown’s Vaping Pioneers Aim High

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)

Melissa Bailey Photo Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.

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Should Dogs Poop Here?

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 8, 2014 9:06 am | Comments (37)

Thomas MacMillan Photo Paul Bass Photo An empty lot at a central downtown intersection may soon come to life—not as a new store, or offices or apartments, but as a spot for nearby high-rise tenants’ canines to answer the call of nature.

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State Slaps Alchemy

by Staff | Jul 2, 2014 4:33 pm | Comments (1)

Alchemy Club faces a one-day suspension of its liquor license following a state investigation into underaged drinking.

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“Fast-Casual” Shawarma Hits Temple Street

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 2, 2014 11:22 am | Comments (2)

Golden? Firm? Sizzling? Check, check, and check.

Gassir Badawi grabbed a serrated knife and carved off hunks of spit-roasted chicken shawarma, pointing out how juicy it was as it fell into a waiting bowl.

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Web-Savvy Mom-&-Pops Keep Storefronts Open

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 1, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (4)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A recent visit to DelMonico Hatter found the century-old hat shop empty of customers—and doing a brisk business.

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Dollar Tree Moves Next To “100% Corner”

by Paul Bass & Meagan Jordan | Jun 27, 2014 2:40 pm | Comments (26)

Paul Bass Photo Meagan Jordan Photo Following a last-ditch city attempt to land a high-end retailer, a retail space at the heart of efforts to upscale downtown will soon open as a 9,000-square-foot dollar store.

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“World Cup Village” Sends USA Through

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 26, 2014 3:23 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo When 11 Americans took their positions on a World Cup soccer pitch in Brazil Thursday, hundreds more cheered them on thousands of miles away in New Haven’s Pitkin Plaza.

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Salvation Army Closes

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 25, 2014 8:38 am | Comments (7)

(Updated 4:03 p.m.) A month after Salvation Army announced the closure of its George Street rehab facility, it has closed its thrift store nearby on Crown Street, without notice.

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Developer Wants To Build On Bus-Stop Park

by Paul Bass | Jun 20, 2014 4:19 pm | Comments (17)

Paul Bass Photo A downtown property owner has his eye on a controversial public space near the corner of Chapel and Orange, with hopes of putting a new building there.

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The Bourse Fades Away

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 18, 2014 2:32 pm

Thomas MacMillan Photo The Bourse co-working space on Chapel Street has closed. And reopened in a scaled-down form two floors higher.

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Lost Wallet
Sep 17, 2014 10:44 pm
Address: Church Street/ Z Bus New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Lost cheetah print wallet today Z bus /downtown. If found please contact...

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Need 4 Way Stops on Chapel Street
Sep 17, 2014 10:28 pm
Address: 1970 Chapel St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 26

Need for 4 Way Stops at 1) Alden and Chapel and 2) Yale and Chapel.Vehicles travel at...

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