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.
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.
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.
Blend Foxon Park White Birch soda and maple syrup together with smoked shallots, smoked jalapeños, and tart cherry juice. Add a little brown sugar and some salt and pepper. Simmer it down and you have the makings of the house, signature New Haven-style barbecue sauce at Bull & Swine.