by Markeshia Ricks & Aliyya Swaby | Aug 25, 2015 4:53 pm | Comments (8)
Jessica Rivera said her four children don’t mind eating hotel restaurant food every day. But after two weeks of living in a single hotel room, they’re ready to go home—to Church Street South.
It doesn’t appear home will be ready for them any time soon.
by Finnegan Schick | Jul 31, 2015 1:01 pm | Comments (7)
Happy hour at the Greek Olive Thursday included a round of politics, as former City Clerk Ron Smith announced he is officially running for mayor.
by Staff | Jul 7, 2015 2:21 pm | Comments (4)
A 29-year-old Milford motorcyclist is on life support at Yale-New Haven Hospital after crashing on Long Wharf early Tuesday.
by Staff | Jun 16, 2015 4:55 pm
Firefighters used rope, a crane and a rescue stretcher to help save the life of a man working in New Haven Harbor.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 10, 2015 1:28 pm
Korean War vet Vickia Koutrapas is making the move from the air to the sea. Even though she can barely see.
by Allan Appel | Jun 8, 2015 7:11 am
For more than 50 years — or longer than anyone could remember — the hefty statue of St. Andrew the Apostle was always loaded onto a local boat and taken out to New Haven Harbor. There a priest, riding on the boat with a vial of holy water, individually blessed the passing boats in a maritime caravan for a safe season on the waves.
This year the blessing of the fleet, organized by the St. Andrew Apostle Society, which launches its week-long “festa,” happened differently.
by Brian Slattery | May 30, 2015 10:05 pm | Comments (12)
I skipped breakfast Saturday for the first of the two days of an inaugural New Haven Food Truck Festival, held all along the Long Wharf waterfront. In anticipation of barbecue, I wore a brown T-shirt to mitigate the damage when I got sauce all over myself while eating ribs. And I brought along Leo, my son and eater-in-crime, to make sure we sampled as much food — and as many rides — as possible.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 30, 2015 10:00 pm
Fernando Mateo was handing piña coladas and taking cash through the back window of the La Unica truck while two of his family members took orders from two other windows of the truck.
by Derek Torrellas | May 18, 2015 2:46 pm
The following article was reported through a collaboration between the New Haven Independent and the Multimedia Journalism class at Southern Connecticut State University. The students are profiling small businesses around the New Haven area.
Bill Shields didn’t name himself the “Flag Man,” or more specifically, “The Flag Man of Long Wharf.”
It was customers, Shields said, who coined the term.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 6, 2015 5:03 pm | Comments (3)
Eliot Tatelman didn’t bring the Greatest Show on Earth to New Haven, but you might have thought otherwise when he introduced people to the location of his new big-box furniture store.