by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Jul 20, 2015 4:30 pm | Comments (10)
The Amistad Catholic Worker House—the hungry-feeding, injustice-fighting oasis on Rosette Street—usually celebrates its anniversary with a block party with a moon bounce, popcorn, and water sprayed from a fire hydrant on their tight-knit block in the Hill. Sunday the group celebrated its 20th anniversary with a blow-out at Lighthouse Point Park.
Who footed the bill? The New York Police Department.
by Alessandro Powell | Jul 2, 2015 9:24 am
“Everyone’s from everywhere,” said frontman Erik Elligers of Goodnight Blue Moon from the stage last Wednesday, as the band kicked off the Twilight Concert Series on the lawn of the historic Pardee-Morris House in Morris Cove. The sounds of light traffic beyond the hedges were the only reminder we were not in the country. The lawn filled with fans on picnic blankets and folding chairs. Encouraged by Elligers, young and old took to their feet, clapped, and danced. The lawn crowd swelled with passersby and neighbors who joined concertgoers, whether they boogied down or lounged in the dying light and the plentiful shade of a nearby tree.
by David Sepulveda | Jun 30, 2015 1:28 pm | Comments (15)
A day after the Obama administration celebrated a new era in civil rights for the LGBT community, bathing the White House in luminous rainbow-colored hues, a crowd gathered at Morris Cove’s Pardee Seawall in New Haven to witness the marriage of Mischa Johnson (left) and Betty Baisden (right), pillars of the local community who also happen to be a transgender couple.
by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 18, 2015 2:46 pm | Comments (2)
At a school that has followed centuries-old Catholic tradition for six decades, an update has been put in place.
by Finnegan Schick | Jun 11, 2015 3:57 pm | Comments (25)
A city official tried out a new argument to seek to convince East Shore neighbors to support paving more of Tweed-New Haven Airport’s runway: It will mean less noise.
by Allan Appel | Jun 8, 2015 3:02 pm
On July 4, 1779, regiments of English regulars, Hessians, and Tories landed at Lighthouse Point near Fort Black Rock/Fort Nathan Hale.
Ben Greenleaf, age 14, spent Saturday night camping at the same spot with his East Haven-East Shore Boy Scout Troop 401.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 2, 2015 8:58 am | Comments (14)
The New Haven Board of Alders Monday night unanimously approved adding Stratford to the regional water authority, though a legal fight could be brewing with residents of that town.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | May 21, 2015 8:14 am | Comments (45)
City and Tweed-New Haven Airport officials pitched plane-weary Morris Cove neighbors Wednesday night on a plan to pave another 1,500 feet of runway to boost air service into town—and received a ritual chorus of angry opposition from an overflow crowd.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 15, 2015 3:24 pm | Comments (18)
Chris Smarz and Diane Zorich photographed their neighbor’s front yard, gathering evidence that they were illegally parking more than two cars in their driveway.
When she found out, neighbor Lisa Mayer retaliated with photos of her own.
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 1, 2015 12:32 pm | Comments (4)
When Laura Cross was asked to put together an after-school program for Nathan Hale School just before the fall semester, she got on the phone and started building a coalition of parents to help run it.