by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)
Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.
by Paul Bass | Aug 6, 2014 8:12 am | Comments (12)
To find proof of why the government needs to force food labels to list “teaspoons” instead of “grams” of sugar, Marlene Schwartz set off in the aisles of Romeo & Cesare.
by Julia Zorthian | Jul 17, 2014 12:21 pm | Comments (15)
(Updated with map of the trees) Three on Mechanic Street. Four on Bishop. Seven on Cottage. Three on State Street. Thirteen on Orange.
by Paul Bass | Jul 1, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (20)
A determined thief encountered a bike fastened to a rack—so he ripped the rack from the ground.
by Meagan Jordan | Jun 17, 2014 7:41 am
After spending hours putting plants in the ground for their school’s new “habitat,” Worthington Hooker students got a chance Monday to plant rocks.
by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 9:37 am | Comments (5)
Bright Big Wall.
That’s the name, at least for now, of the colorful, graffiti-esque collaborative mural that will enliven the Humphrey Street underpass beneath I-91 and connect the Jocelyn Square and East Rock neighborhoods.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 21, 2014 12:46 pm | Comments (2)
As actors prepare to bring new life to a famed New Haven toy inventor’s former factory floor, they feel the mythical man’s presence, watching over their shoulders.
by Staff | May 21, 2014 7:11 am
After a woman was pulled into the bushes in broad daylight on Bradley Street, a man driving by heard her screams and leaped out to help her.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (1)
Two long-separated neighborhoods may soon be rejoined by branching shadows, or a warm orange glow, or high-flying kites.
by Lucy Gellman | May 13, 2014 1:00 pm
“We’re going to take it from the top of the genie scene!” Laura Attanasio called from the back of Worthington Hooker Middle School’s auditorium.
On cue, the room began to transform: house lights went completely down, a spot flashed on, and soft feet were heard padding quickly across the modest stage. Suddenly, viewers were not in an East Rock school at all, but the far-away land of Agrabah, where Aladdin and his newfound friend the genie were brainstorming their escape from an evil Sultan’s cave.