by Joan Cavanagh | May 25, 2017 1:45 pm | Comments (2)
This year marks the third anniversary of New Haven activist Theresa Carr‘s death. The following was submitted by community member and former Spinsters Opposed to Nuclear Genocide (SONG) member Joan Cavanagh, a friend of Carr.
Continue reading ‘In Jocelyn Square, A White Oak For Theresa Carr’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 13, 2017 3:05 pm | Comments (6)
How late should restaurants with bars be allowed to stay open? What should matter more in the decision — the bar’s need to make money, or nearby residents needing sleep?
The Board of Zoning Appeal considered those questions, then decided to allow two proposed restaurant/bars on different sides of town to serve alcohol and provide a reduced amount of parking.
Continue reading ‘Money Wins Out Over Sleep In Zoning Votes’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 6, 2017 3:22 pm | Comments (9)
Big Green Truck Pizza is planning to lay down brick-and-mortar roots — and feed the surrounding Jocelyn Square neighborhood the way owner Doug Coffin remembers Humphrey’s restaurant doing in the 1990s.
Continue reading ‘Big Green Pizza Rolls Into Humphrey’s’
by Paul Bass | Sep 26, 2016 4:11 pm | Comments (15)
Thirty-eight trees and an old electrical substation are set to become history as United Illuminating crews begin to upgrade service in Fair Haven, Jocelyn Square and a slice of East Rock.
Continue reading ‘UI Starts $2.6M East Side Modernization’
by Staff | May 10, 2016 3:35 pm | Comments (3)
A black bear roamed around the Mill River, East Rock, Fair Haven, and Jocelyn Square Tuesday before cops and state Department of Environmental Protection officers cornered him, tranquilized him, and took him away.
Continue reading ‘Visiting Bear Tranquilized’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm | Comments (3)
With shallots and garlic sautéing in a pan, Chef Pete Jaynes could have reached for a nice white wine for his sauce. But Valentine’s Day is coming. So instead he reached for the champagne to deglaze his pan.
Continue reading ‘Humphrey’s East Reborn As Park Place East’
by Khadija Hussain | Sep 29, 2014 1:30 pm | Comments (4)
As professional artist Ryan “Arcy” Christenson outlined an elaborate butterfly, a group of toddlers hurled paint at the wall and older kids added their own up-close touches—which was all part of the point.
Continue reading ‘Under I-91, Neighbors Fill In “Love”’
by Allan Appel | May 29, 2014 9:37 am | Comments (5)
Bright Big Wall.
That’s the name, at least for now, of the colorful, graffiti-esque collaborative mural that will enliven the Humphrey Street underpass beneath I-91 and connect the Jocelyn Square and East Rock neighborhoods.
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by David Sepulveda | May 19, 2014 12:42 pm | Comments (2)
A ballot box at an Under91 Project block party and cookout near the site of an upcoming community arts project was stuffed with the aspirations, visions and votes of artists, neighbors, and project organizers.
Continue reading ‘Campaign Draws Crowd—For Art Votes’
by Thomas MacMillan | May 15, 2014 4:23 pm | Comments (1)
Two long-separated neighborhoods may soon be rejoined by branching shadows, or a warm orange glow, or high-flying kites.
Continue reading ‘“Under 91 Project” Wants Your Vote’