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.
Proclaiming that “this isn’t just another project,” Andy Montelli, Post Road Residential founder and developer of Corsair, a new luxury residential complex at 1050 State St., has not only embraced a slice of New Haven manufacturing history in the project’s creation, but commissioned some of New Haven’s best-known artists and artisans for site-specific installations at Corsair that highlight local manufacturing and the spirit of a people building a nation.