by Thomas MacMillan | May 17, 2013 3:16 pm | Comments (3)
One person sees a “shady gas station” on the corner of Howe and Crown.
That’s “crypto-racist,” says another.
At the corner of Orange and Crown sits one person’s “weird art place.” To another it’s “Artspace (not weird.)”
by Thomas MacMillan | May 12, 2013 8:20 am | Comments (2)
In four years as an adoptive parent, Bonnie Sullivan has seen her charge shoot up to 10 feet tall. She’s about to send junior from the garden, to reclaim a place in New Haven history.
by Allan Appel | May 6, 2013 6:59 am | Comments (2)
Morris Cover Anthony Corolla, who’s 10 years old, once sat in a kayak, but it was on the ground. Sunday afternoon he overcame a little nervousness to take his first canoe trip ever.
Anthony and a dozen of other first-time paddlers, both kid and adult, are paddle sport rookies no longer thanks to free canoe and kayak rides given by the Quinnipiac River Watershed Association. They day featured a a 20-minute circuit around the gorgeous sun-splashed waters of the Fair Haven Marina and the lush salt marsh across the Q River.
by Melissa Bailey | May 2, 2013 7:53 am | Comments (5)
Bill “The Flag Man” Shields tried to stop the mighty grapple from felling his trusty shade tree. A state spokesman regretted the loss—but vowed to compensate with dozens more pin oaks, red maples and spruces along Long Wharf.
by Craig Gilbert | May 1, 2013 12:11 pm | Comments (1)
Steve “Wildman” Brill pointed to a patch of wild violets.
“It tastes a bit like lettuce,” he proclaimed.
The sold-out posse of diners foraging with him glanced around the woods of East Rock Park. Will everything, we wondered, taste like lettuce?
by Staff | Apr 23, 2013 6:38 am | Comments (1)
Two city schools won green ribbons from the White House on Earth Day for their environmental efforts.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 22, 2013 11:21 am | Comments (5)
Eight years after launching as a magnet school with an environmental theme, Barnard Environmental Studies has entered the next frontier in green living: Saving that breakfast waste from ending up in the trash bin.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 21, 2013 12:01 pm | Comments (5)
As monster storms become more common, New Haven should install video cameras to monitor flood gates, figure out how the National Guard can be more useful, and install cable TV in emergency shelters.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 19, 2013 11:27 am | Comments (1)
City lawmakers OK’d a deal that makes way for the Greater New Haven Water Pollution Control Authority (WPCA) to launch a 20-year plan to cut the amount of dirty water dumped into the Long Island Sound.
by Staff | Mar 14, 2013 4:00 pm
Two New Haven schools with environmental themes won green recognition Thursday from the state.