by Paul Bass | Dec 2, 2016 2:05 pm | Comments (3)
As usual, it was Jasmine Sanders who suggested an extra lap: Let’s check out that parking lot one last time before ending our shift, she said.
As usual, it was Eric Eisenhard who responded with a shrug: OK, he said. That sounds good.
Continue reading ‘Jazz & E Hit Paydirt’
by Paul Bass | Nov 25, 2016 2:15 pm | Comments (11)
The operators of a Newhallville corner store have agreed to stop selling single cigarettes. But they’re not happy about it.
Continue reading ‘Pressure Tightens “Loosie” Prohibition’
by Paul Bass | Nov 4, 2016 7:20 am | Comments (29)
Face got into the pick-up truck. The driver ordered a “half and half.” They agreed on a price; Face doesn’t remember if it was $50 or $60. He shifted into gear. Then they heard a siren.
Continue reading ‘Renewed Sex Stings: Community Policing?’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 31, 2016 12:12 pm | Comments (1)
Two of Rosa DeLauro’s grandchildren and one of their friends had the day off from school, but they got schooled nonetheless — in sustainable food sourcing and how to make sushi — while meeting a woman who is making business history.
Continue reading ‘White House Honors Miya’s’
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 14, 2016 11:08 am | Comments (4)
The small nuggets of chicken went into the bowl, followed by a garlic and ginger paste. Then a basil spice mix made of olive oil, fresh basil and chili followed.
Continue reading ‘Indian Small Bites Come To Howe’
by Michelle Liu | Oct 6, 2016 11:07 am | Comments (9)
A developer who revived downtown New Haven sparked a ruckus with his neighbors when he suggested reviving other parts of town with the help of eminent domain.
Continue reading ‘Eminent Domain Call Sparks Doubts in Dwight’
by Michelle Liu | Oct 5, 2016 10:46 am
A Dwight community management team meeting Tuesday night filled the air with gratitude — and pizza.
Continue reading ‘At 25, Dwight Management Team Hails “Difference Makers”’
by Allan Appel | Sep 15, 2016 7:07 am | Comments (3)
There’s a lot of shame in being homeless, and it’s hard to talk about, said Morgan Harrison. He knows firsthand: He’s overcoming homelessness and on his way to a degree and a job as a railway engineer.
Talking honestly with a counselor — the first step in a solution — can be difficult, too, if you’re crammed with maybe another person into a broom closet-sized office with storage shelves above you, walls so thin everybody hears, and a door that can’t open without banging into a washer and dryer.
Continue reading ‘Now There’s Room At The “Inn”’
by Paul Bass | Aug 19, 2016 1:55 pm | Comments (12)
Millions of dollars are pouring into reviving old buildings along Dwight’s stretch of Edgewood Avenue — with guarantees that low-income families will remain there for decades.
Continue reading ‘Brick Buffed; No Vampires Spotted’
by Daniela Brighenti | Jul 26, 2016 6:40 am | Comments (1)
Nearly 30 New Haveners stood in the pouring rain to once again proclaim that Black Lives Matter — including when it’s not a cop who pulls a fatal trigger.
Continue reading ‘“We Messing Up”’