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.
by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 8:08 am | Comments (5)
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.
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.
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.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 6, 2014 12:26 pm | 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 12:49 pm | 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 8:10 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 12:16 pm | 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 8:19 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.