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“War Is My Business”

by Derek Torrellas | May 18, 2015 2:46 pm

Derek Torrellas photo 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.

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Welcome To Eliot’s Big Top

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.

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Food Truck Festival Rolling Into Long Wharf

by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)

Paul Bass Photos Ricky Evans kept the ribs coming to whet appetites for an upcoming festival that will feed the foodie masses while collecting money to jumpstart the careers of more New Haven entrepreneurs.

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Contemporary American Voices Arrive In Elm City

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 15, 2015 7:14 am

America’s first black serial killer. A not-quite love song to a favorite purple and mercurial fruit that doubles as a touching and insightful narrative of family relations. A series of unfolding scenes in Clarkston, Washington. 

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Body Found Hanging From Bridge

by Staff | Mar 2, 2015 2:55 pm | Comments (2)

A man hanged himself from a bridge above a Sargent Drive parking lot, police reported.

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Grassroots-Veggie Tour Reveals Some Surprises

by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 12:26 pm | Comments (3)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.

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Xander Barked Into The Mic

by Staff | Jul 28, 2014 12:49 pm | Comments (1)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Teen vandals refused to come out of the marsh—until a police pooch stepped up to the microphone.

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City Reels In A Big Green Fish

by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 8:10 am | Comments (1)

Melissa Bailey Photo Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.

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SCSU Takes Over Gateway’s Long Wharf Campus

by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan File Photo Southern Connecticut State University has taken possession of Gateway Community College’s abandoned Long Wharf property—without a clear plan of what to do with it.

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Eneida Builds Bridge To Her Future

by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 6, 2014 8:19 am | Comments (2)

Thomas MacMillan Photo With her 2-year-old daughter looking on, Eneida Martinez built a bridge across a muddy rivulet in the Long Wharf Nature Preserve—and then crossed over to a new life as a high-school graduate.

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May 27, 2015 11:51 am
Address: Kneeland & Upson New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 2

Street sign on the pole at the corner of Kneeland Road and Upson Terrace has fallen...

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May 27, 2015 11:51 am
Address: 81 Woodbridge Avenue New Haven, CT 06515, USA
Rating: 4

Falling and rusted sign

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