by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 11:26 am | Comments (3)
Lena Largie showed a merry band of community-garden supporters something they’d never seen before: a melon cucumber.
by Staff | Jul 28, 2014 11:49 am | Comments (1)
Teen vandals refused to come out of the marsh—until a police pooch stepped up to the microphone.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 28, 2014 7:10 am | Comments (1)
Let’s fix that pier—and give the fisherman who climbed around that chain-link fence more places to catch snapper.
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 13, 2014 11:16 am | Comments (2)
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jun 6, 2014 7:19 am | Comments (2)
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.
by Thomas MacMillan | Dec 11, 2013 8:08 am | Comments (4)
The Board of Zoning Appeals Tuesday evening approved a new bowling alley, trapeze exhibition, zip line, Ferris wheel, water show, and skating rink—all in one building on Sargent Drive.
by Gilad Edelman | Nov 21, 2013 1:35 pm | Comments (3)
All that stood between the aspiring developers of a Jordan’s Furniture megastore and the City Plan Commission’s approval was a 60-foot-tall, bright purple letter “J.”
by Gilad Edelman | Nov 13, 2013 8:00 am | Comments (5)
Armed with community support and a more detailed proposal, the aspiring builders of a Jordan’s Furniture megastore on Long Wharf got one step closer to approval at a Board of Zoning Appeals hearing Tuesday night.
After a brief presentation and no opposition, the board closed the public hearing and referred the proposal to the City Plan Commission, which will issue an advisory regarding the proposed parking and signage, then send the matter back to the zoning board. The board will most likely issue a final ruling at next month’s meeting.
by Gilad Edelman | Oct 9, 2013 7:15 am | Comments (13)
It might have trapezes or trampolines. Or a bowling alley. Or a Bose shop. Or fine dining or a Fuddruckers. Or it might never get built.
Eliot Tatelman learned Tuesday night that if he wants city permission to open one of his furniture mega-stores inside the Register building on Long Wharf, his plans will need to get more specific.
by Paul Bass | Sep 16, 2013 12:52 pm | Comments (7)
Fifteen years after the city cried foul over a state highway expansion plan, workers drove sheet pilings into the harbor Monday to begin construction of a new $37 million boathouse aimed at bringing New Haveners back to the water.