by Allan Appel | Jan 16, 2018 8:35 am | Comments (2)
President Donald Trump’s policies and especially his recent “shithole” statements about Africa and Haiti inspired the 150 people who prayed and hit the streets for New Haven’s 48th annual Martin Luther King Day “Love March.”
No, they didn’t agree with Trump’s statements. They statements gave them renewed energy to carry on King’s fight for racial and social justice.
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by Thomas Breen | Nov 28, 2017 9:12 am | Comments (12)
The city is planning to clear a large Mill River homeless encampment near the Ralph Walker Skating Rink sometime before the beginning of the new year.
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by Thomas Breen | Oct 24, 2017 8:03 am | Comments (21)
With a plan to renovate a shuttered Goatville printing plant, a fast-growing New Haven real estate company is betting that New Haven’s housing boom is ready for condominiums, not just high-end rental apartments.
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by Christopher Peak | Aug 4, 2017 5:32 pm | Comments (21)
Homeless people have pitched tents, erected lean-tos and stacked mattresses along the Mill River beneath I-91, leading neighbors to push the city to clear out the new encampment.
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by David Sepulveda | Jun 6, 2017 12:55 pm
The calm that couturier Neville Wisdom exudes standing in front of his Westville Village showroom while casually sipping his vegetable power smoothie is deceiving.
It is Sunday and his shop is officially closed, but it’s the final week in the lead-up to his spring-summer fashion extravaganza at Corsair this Friday, June 9, and there is not a day — or moment — to be wasted.
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by Lucy Gellman | Mar 23, 2017 7:48 am | Comments (3)
A planned New Haven brewery has the go-ahead to open its doors in the fall and produce up to 45,000 barrels of beer a year — with the proper equipment to make that happen.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 14, 2017 8:53 am | Comments (13)
East Rockers who live near State Street saw their property values shoot up. Those nearer to Whitney Avenue didn’t.
That’s because the impact of the city’s latest revaluation come down to location, location, location —- and often how close you live to new luxury apartments.
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by Thomas Breen | Jan 15, 2017 10:49 pm | Comments (1)
Rodney Mitchell hoisted the American flag at the front of Sunday’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Love March, just as he has for the past decade and a half. His possible successor was right beside him.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 14, 2016 8:21 am | Comments (6)
New Haven/Leon Sister City Project’s small size helped it sweep a prize for avoiding greenhouse gas emissions by a small organization in a recent citywide “Car Free Challenge” — given that one of its employees doesn’t even own a car.
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by David Sepulveda | Sep 23, 2016 11:56 am
Though not quite Philadelphia, considered by some as the “mural capital of the world,” New Haven is seeing a flowering of the ages-old form of visual communication, community engagement, education, and storytelling on its buildings.
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