by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 29, 2015 6:34 am | Comments (6)
Shopping the newest outpost of Jordan’s Furniture will be like stepping into the world’s largest playground with a splash of Las Vegas showmanship.
The chain’s president and CEO, Eliot Tatelman, means the splash part literally.
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by Allan Appel | Oct 19, 2015 2:03 pm | Comments (1)
Did you know that a horseshoe crab’s blood is blue? And that’s because it contains hemocyanin, a copper-based moleclue that clots around bacteria?
Or that these crawling blue bloods are used to test that vaccine you might have just received?
Continue reading ‘Long Wharf Nature Preserve “Signs” Up’
by Markeshia Ricks & Aliyya Swaby | Aug 25, 2015 3:53 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.
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by Finnegan Schick | Jul 31, 2015 12:01 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.
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by Staff | Jul 7, 2015 1:21 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.
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by Staff | Jun 16, 2015 3:55 pm
Firefighters used rope, a crane and a rescue stretcher to help save the life of a man working in New Haven Harbor.
Continue reading ‘16 Firefighters Help Rescue Engineer In Harbor’
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jun 10, 2015 12:28 pm
Korean War vet Vickia Koutrapas is making the move from the air to the sea. Even though she can barely see.
Continue reading ‘Blind Vets Grab The Oars’
by Allan Appel | Jun 8, 2015 6:11 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.
Continue reading ‘They Loaded In Branford, Blessed In New Haven’
by Brian Slattery | May 30, 2015 9:05 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.
Continue reading ‘Food Truck Festival Delights (And Stuffs) The Stomach’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 30, 2015 9:00 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.
Continue reading ‘Food Truckers Feed The Masses’