by Staff | May 24, 2013 12:54 pm | Comments (2)
Chris Murphy dropped six pounds in four days—trying to experience how his poorest constituents eat, while also trying to avoid eating junk.
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 Melissa Bailey | May 10, 2013 9:33 am | Comments (11)
Declaring New Haven’s nationally recognized school food program “in decline,” cafeteria workers called on the mayor to invest in more scratch cooking—and more cooks.
by Allan Appel | May 6, 2013 11:22 am | Comments (7)
Those vines wrapping themselves around old equipment in the back yard of Thai Pan Asian on Chapel Street could attract creatures you don’t want dining with you.
by Allan Appel | Apr 30, 2013 2:01 pm
Giovannie Toro knows you always wear rubber gloves at the sandwich station. But as an extra precaution, in case you don’t have them on and you reach for a plastic knife for a customer, that implement had better be handle up—so that germs from his fingers don’t get on the blade.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 26, 2013 8:28 am | Comments (5)
Based on a complaint that jackhammers are threatening the tranquility of laboratory mice, the housing authority has agreed to spend an extra $22,000 to speed up demolition of a public-housing tower on Howard Avenue.
by David Sepulveda | Apr 12, 2013 2:39 pm | Comments (3)
A bra signed by actress Kathleen Turner—in fact, a table full of artistically garnished bras—were among items displayed last Saturday at The Graduate Club of New Haven. The occasion was a Pink Champagne Tasting presented by Amity Wines and Spirits for the benefit of ArtBra New Haven, a registered 501(c)(3) public charity that supports cancer patients. The event was designed to raise money and awareness of the ArtBra mission, and to call attention to its 3rd annual runway auction event, scheduled for Oct. 6 at the Omni New Haven Hotel.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 3, 2013 12:19 pm | Comments (9)
After unions balked at a plan to save an estimated $2 million by switching health care companies, lawmakers sent the proposal back to committee.
by Allan Appel | Apr 2, 2013 1:29 pm | Comments (1)
Some raw eggs placed perilously close to ready-to-eat foods escaped the attention of Roger Jaruch.
That oversight contributed to his Upper State Street restaurant failing its most recent city health inspection.
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2013 2:09 pm | Comments (1)
Argenis Rodriguez’s mom Angela had dishwashing soap by the sink in the toilet room, not handwashing soap.
Unfortunately for JR Deli & Grocery, while a furious debate rages on the Web over the great Dish vs. Hand Soap Controversy, it’s a settled matter for the city’s health inspectors.