by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2014 12:22 pm | Comments (1)
That’s the term the Coast Guard is using to explain the presence of a long yellow boom that has been deployed about mid-point in the Mill River between the Chapel Street and Grand Avenue bridges in front of English Station.
by Paul Bass | Sep 29, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (9)
The Harp administration has decided to sell five city-owned properties to five different kinds of buyers representing five different approaches to rebuilding neighborhoods.
by Jordi Gassó | Sep 29, 2014 1:27 pm
New Haven is one of just three cities in the nation to receive a grant to expand colorectal (aka colon) cancer screenings and treatment, provided to underserved communities at low or no cost.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 29, 2014 8:24 am | Comments (1)
Ears perked up as U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of two guests of honor at Junta’s (Junta for Progressive Action) 45th Anniversary Gala held at the The Ballroom at LoRicco Tower Friday, began to address the audience in Spanish: “I’m not going to say a lot because I can’t speak much [Spanish]. I have to practice,” he said, eliciting a burst of laughter.
by Allan Appel | Sep 24, 2014 2:37 pm
Carmen Perez grew up thinking kale and spinach were “stinky and gross.” In her native Puerto Rico she had never once eaten them, either.
Now Perez not only makes leafy green vegetable and fruit smoothies in her kitchen. She also helps to grow the fresh, organic produce herself and, in the process, has lost 30 pounds.
by Paul Bass | Sep 23, 2014 8:55 am
Twenty-three forgotten workers got a pep talk from someone who’s been there—and was offering them a new chance.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 18, 2014 1:14 pm
Czech-born British playwright Tom Stoppard once described theater production as a “team sport.” With a new play under production, New Haven playwright and theater director Sharece M. Sellem has broadened her theatrical team, inviting audience members to a series of staged readings to help shape the direction of Brothers Relived, a working title that could change—again.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 16, 2014 4:52 pm | Comments (3)
Satchel Ramos watched aerosol-paint artist Josh Griffin create a mural-sized portrait of jazz great Wynton Marsalis. One day, Satchel said, I hope you paint my portrait, too.
Five years later, Griffin did. Sadly, Satchel was not around to see it. Lots of other people were.
by Allan Appel | Sep 16, 2014 1:38 pm | Comments (3)
Before Lisa Fitch sells her Fair Haven Marina she hopes to make another sale, for only one dollar: to preserve the historic oyster barge that has long been on the property.
by Diana Li | Sep 11, 2014 11:36 am | Comments (8)
If you’re looking for ceviche mixto or a chicha morada around midnight in Fair Haven, you’re out of luck, thanks to a ruling by the Board of Zoning Appeals.