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Green Thumb Challenge Comes To Fair Haven

by Lucy Gellman | Aug 3, 2015 3:01 pm | Comments (1)

Lucy Gellman Photo Lorenzo Martinez woke up early and eager. He didn’t have school. He wasn’t especially excited about what was on tap for breakfast.

The stakes were higher than that. He and his mom had broccoli to water.

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Thanks To Chestnut, It Was A Good Bread Day

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo For Fred Walker, kneading mountains of dough to prepare Chestnut Fine Foods & Confections’ classic French bread is a combination workout and therapy session.

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Hungry Line Up For Hours For Free Produce

by Finnegan Schick | Jul 21, 2015 4:22 pm | Comments (13)

Finnegan Schick Photo New Haven’s hungry were greeted Tuesday morning by a familiar sight—a truck with free veggies—and a visitor, their U.S. Congresswoman, who used the occasion to highlight food insecurity.

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During Soup Kitchen Hiatus, J-Hop & City Fill The Gap

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 16, 2015 1:49 pm | Comments (4)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Stanley Densmore said he knows homeless people who don’t feel comfortable with the long lines and crowds at soup kitchens, who are more likely to show up when the city is handing out food on the Green.

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A Monster Emerges From Burger Competition

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 8, 2015 4:51 pm | Comments (11)

Five Guys narrowly beat out Shake Shack in a recent opening battle of downtown’s newest burgers. But how would they both fare against Louis’ Lunch, Rudy’s, Box 63, and Prime 16?

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“Freedom” Tastes Like Bacon On Broadway

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 8, 2015 9:47 am | Comments (5)

The burrito started out the way so many burritos start: with a flour tortilla.

What Sasha Feliciano loaded the steamed flour tortilla up with next probably would have made you pause and say either, “Why would anyone do that?” or “Why didn’t I think of that?”

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DeLauro, Harp Get The Scoop

by Markeshia Ricks | Jul 7, 2015 8:25 am | Comments (1)

Markeshia Ricks Photo It’s not every day that you find a Congresswoman and a mayor behind the counter of Ashley’s Ice Cream, but during National Ice Cream month anything can happen.

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Mi Lupita Bakery Brings The Family Fiesta

by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 1, 2015 1:32 pm | Comments (1)

The Guzman siblings used to knead and bake sweet, nutty pan de fiesta to sell at festivals in their home town of Tlaxcala, Mexico.

When they moved to New Haven, they brought the party to Grand Avenue.

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Five Guys Takes On Shake Shack

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 23, 2015 5:24 pm | Comments (16)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo A second sizzling chain opened its doors, and a downtown burger war was joined.

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“Orange Army” Blitzes Neighborhoods To “Vaccinate” Kids Against Hunger

by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 22, 2015 7:52 am | Comments (1)

Stephanie Addenbrooke Photo Volunteers and local educators “blitzed” through New Haven streets to make sure no child goes hungry this summer.

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Illegal discharge of water onto sidewalk
Aug 4, 2015 11:17 pm
Address: 205 Church Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Not sure when this started, but appears everyday. Zoning regulations state it is...

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Dangerous Tree
Aug 4, 2015 10:47 pm
Address: 19-31 Barnett Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 8

Dangerous Tree has split in trunk area.Please remove before someone gets injured!

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