by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 27, 2014 9:25 am | Comments (21)
As he begins his campaign to become the next downtown alder, Paul Phillipino said he already has leg up in the race—because he’s a Republican.
In New Haven.
by Allan Appel | Feb 19, 2014 11:48 am
A pipe burst early Wednesday morning on downtown Temple Street, shutting down water service to an entire block while crews scrambled to fix the problem.
by Gilad Edelman | Feb 18, 2014 1:00 pm | Comments (38)
A dilapidated parking garage at the corner of Crown and High is about to undergo a makeover—and a growth spurt.
by Paul Bass | Feb 11, 2014 3:11 pm | Comments (6)
Fifteen or so advocates for the homeless exercised their legal right to gather on the Green to make a point—about gathering on the Green.
by Staff | Feb 4, 2014 5:00 pm | Comments (1)
A new face popped up above the pool table at BAR Monday afternoon. It’s anyone’s guess how long she lasts there.
by Staff | Jan 30, 2014 2:19 pm
Someone was trying to break into a woman’s apartment at the Taft. He turned out to be one of the building’s security guards.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 30, 2014 9:38 am | Comments (4)
With the snip of a single ceremonial ribbon, city officials marked the opening of a new home for three groups of people who patrol downtown in uniforms.
by Allan Appel | Jan 22, 2014 9:43 am | Comments (7)
In the brutal cold Tuesday evening, Dan Hartnett discovered that Mr. Jones, the can collector, was gone from his usual spot near the doorway of the High School in the Community. Draped over the fence behind a Water Street overpass he found a pair of snow-crusted blue jeans and two small duffel bags with shaving razors. In one doorway in Wooster Square he found a sleeping bag, a heater, and a slop bucket, frozen over brown.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jan 20, 2014 8:52 am | Comments (19)
When the city presented a new “vision” for the “Hill-to-Downtown” area—complete with parks and plazas and a reimagined street grid—one landowner raised an objection: Your hypothetical new road runs right through my real property.
by Melissa Bailey | Jan 17, 2014 8:35 am | Comments (8)
The great Tea Party hope for capturing the governor’s mansion joined the revolution in New Haven streets—then crossed over to the Owl Shop to smoke a cigar with the “RINOs.”