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(Oil) Slick Art Spills In With Low Tide

by Allan Appel | Aug 15, 2014 8:37 am | Comments (1)

Allan Appel Photo A display of anonymous public art floated into town the other day. It was not by Believe In People (BIP). It wasn’t even on a wall. It was both pretty and smelly.

Then it was gone.

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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 8:26 am

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Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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8 Vie To Buy City-Foreclosed Homes

by Paul Bass | Aug 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (13)

Paul Bass Photos Michael Collins and Dee Johnson were glad to hear the city’s finding a buyer to rescue a vacant house on their block—and they hope the right kind of buyer ends up with it.

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Climbing Kids Get Luckey

by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 8:20 am | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan Photo 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.

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“Food Pantry On Wheels” Arrives In New Haven

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 6, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (1)

Jordi Gassó Photo Emily Valdez, 5 years old with pigtails and iridescent eyes the size of quarters, doesn’t care for cauliflower. Nor broccoli, or chicken, even. A certain red and pulpy fruit is her favorite.

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DeLauro, Blumenthal Seek Medicare Fix

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 28, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (12)

Thomas MacMillan Photo After a Medicare Advantage plan abruptly dropped him and hundreds of other physicians, Dr. Steven Wolfson tearfully said goodbye to patients of 30 years and offered some final advice: Don’t get sick.

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City Reels In A Big Green Fish

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.

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Neighbors Press For Traffic Solutions At Treacherous Fair Haven Stretch

by Jordi Gassó | Jul 24, 2014 1:48 pm | Comments (4)

Jordi Gassó Photo City officials are looking into ways of slowing down traffic by Front Street and Grand Avenue after hearing some horror stories from neighbors like Nathalie Bonafé.

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“Shantytown” Sparkles By The Q

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)

Thomas MacMillan Photo A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.

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New Farnam Courts May Push Out Men’s Shelter

by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 17, 2014 8:31 am | Comments (37)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The housing authority’s latest plans to revamp a Grand Avenue public-housing complex call for two new mid-rise apartment buildings with a corner store, 13 townhouses—and, down the line, buying and tearing down the homeless shelter next door.

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