by Allan Appel | May 23, 2013 3:08 pm | Comments (5)
It’s not an earth work or otherwise a piece of public art. It’s not a series of well coordinated meteorite landings.
It’s tons of rock recently delivered to Criscuolo Park in Fair Haven to be used for new rip rap to replace the stones damaged or washed away at the riverine location during Hurricane Irene.
by Allan Appel | May 23, 2013 2:36 pm | Comments (1)
The inaugural issue of Perch features the silhouette of a curious bird atop a gable or mountain peak. It seems to be resting, reconnoitering, and planning its next journey—an apt metaphor for New Haven’s newest magazine.
by Allan Appel | May 16, 2013 10:55 am | Comments (2)
One telecommunications company withdrew its application to put an antenna on a historic Fair Haven building, while another got the OK to upgrade out-of-sight equipment atop an East Rock roof.
by Allan Appel | May 16, 2013 9:33 am | Comments (4)
By a unanimous vote Wednesday night the City Plan Commission gave the thumbs up to a plan for a convenience store and four gasoline pumps to be installed at 281-289 Chapel at Mill River Street.
by Thomas MacMillan | May 13, 2013 12:00 pm | Comments (2)
Jose Luis Palacios pulled a breaded chicken breast filet out of the refrigerator and slipped it into bubbling hot oil to start a “chicken parmesan” sandwich. But he didn’t reach next for the parmesan, or the mozzerella, or even the marinara sauce. He pulled out queso fresco, avocado, and homemade chipotle salsa.
by Allan Appel | May 10, 2013 12:38 pm | Comments (1)
C-Town Supermarket’s attempt to spread commercial activity onto an adjacent block in Fair Haven came to an end after neighbors convinced lawmakers to overturn a zoning decision.
by Allan Appel | May 9, 2013 3:17 pm
“The Thing”—aka “The Jellyfish”—is about to descend on Dixwell and Fair Haven.
by Allan Appel | May 7, 2013 11:20 am
Becky Franco was the first woman and first Hispanic to join the Sign and Pictorial Display Union, Local 230 in New York. For 15 years until computer-generated graphics changed the business, she climbed the ladders and hand-painted billboards all over the metro area.
Now she’s displaying her own art work. It’s still big and brash, only you don’t have to crane your neck up or be cruising by on the highway to see it.
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 Staff | May 2, 2013 1:29 pm
For about six months last year, four workers put in hundreds of hours at a Fair Haven fiberglass company and received not a dime in wages, according to a freshly filed federal lawsuit.