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State St. Bridge Debacle Nears $30M, & Counting

by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 15, 2014 3:27 pm | Comments (18)

Markeshia Ricks Photos Asked how long the State Street Bridge has been closed, Mezcal Restaurante Mexicano’s gregarious owner, Ricardo Trejo, rolled his eyes and sighed. “I’ve lost track of time,” he said.

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mActivity Sprints Into East Rock

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 10, 2014 4:46 pm

Aliyya Swaby Photo East Rock neighbors will soon be able to do their jogging at mActivity, a newly approved high-end gymnasium on Nicoll Street.

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Vet-Supply Salesman Morphs Into Teacher Of Year

by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 8, 2014 11:02 am | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Tim Shortt, New Haven’s new “teacher of the year,” chose an unusual way to get his second-graders to learn about the 50 states: He sends them on “mystery Skype” dates with people across the country to divine their residence through savvy geographical queries.

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1882 Mansion Gets New Lease On Life

by David Sepulveda | Dec 1, 2014 11:54 am | Comments (6)

David Sepulveda Photo Standing amid the soaring ceilings and architectural splendor of the 19th century Anderson Mansion, Shmully Hecht vowed to prevent a “crime”—by reviving the East Rock treasure.

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There’s A New Movement In Town

by Lucy Gellman | Nov 21, 2014 11:46 am

Giulia Cardillo Photo Midway into the third movement of Robert Schumann’s Märchenerzählungen, David Perry was well on his way to constructing an alternate universe—a place where Schumann’s fairy tales could spring to life at the surprising change of a note, a new thought emerging from the belly of a clarinet or flurry of piano keys.

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E. Rock Warehouse Might Become High-End Gym

by Aliyya Swaby | Nov 12, 2014 1:17 pm | Comments (14)

Bright lights beam through the neighborhood before dawn. Hundreds of cars beep at once in a parking lot. Power bar wrappers scatter on the streets.

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From His Kitchen “Prison,” Ebola Non-Victim Blasts Governor’s “Maddening Overreaction”

by Paul Bass | Oct 28, 2014 5:29 pm | Comments (28)

Facebook Ryan Boyko sat by an open rear window late Thursday afternoon, inches from the East Rock backyard he may not enter, continuing by laptop to try to help Liberia contain the Ebola epidemic.

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Sneak Peek! Haven Collective To Open In East Rock

by Lucy Gellman | Oct 23, 2014 11:37 am

Lucy Gellman Photo On Friday evening, Melissa Gonzales is planning to throw open her door, stand at the front of a pristine, clean-smelling storefront, and greet New Haveners from East Rock and beyond as she looks out from her news digs on State Street.

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Will This Endorsement Count?

by Paul Bass | Oct 19, 2014 2:44 pm | Comments (48)

To translate a prize endorsement into votes, Dannel P. Malloy came to New Haven Sunday seeking to convert skeptical independent-minded voters like Eric Hermes.

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165-Pound Pig Cooked, Consumed, Contemplated

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2014 11:01 am | Comments (5)

Judy Sirota Rosenthal Photo Step one: Raise a pig. Name it Wilbur, or Charlotte, or Bubba if you’d prefer. Give it a long, good life.

Pick it out of a lineup when the time is right. Make the first cut. Then gut with honor, lifting the glittering organs to the heavens.

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Would Under 91 project expand to this bridge?
Dec 20, 2014 9:01 pm
Address: 22-42 Humphrey Street New Haven, CT 06511, USA
Rating: 3

Today we walked here with the City Engineer and The Director of Traffic and...

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Incredible opportunity to connect the Mill River Trail between Fair Haven and East Rock Park
Dec 20, 2014 4:31 pm
Address: Fair Haven New Haven, CT, USA
Rating: 107

Along the East bank of the Mill River between State Street and Humphrey Street along the...

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