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With Women On Leashes, Video Goes Viral

by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2014 5:12 pm | Comments (31)

Two New Haven-born entrepreneurs passed the 100,000-view mark Wednesday—and sparked a national discussion on hip-hop’s portrayal of females—with a break-out video entitled “Walking White Women Through Yale.”

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New Nightspots Put Jazz On The Downtown Menu

by Jordi Gassó | Aug 13, 2014 12:08 pm | Comments (2)

A brassy melody spilled out into the Ninth Square. Inside the 9th Note restaurant and nightclub, lone men in suits nursed their drinks by the bar. A young couple played eight-ball on a red-felted pool table. Friends ate steak and traded jokes. No matter the patrons’ disposition, heads had to perk up whenever a daring riff came from the man with the trombone — Steve Davis, a bebop virtuoso.

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To Wit, Kinky Reveals A Serious Side

by Joshua Mamis | Aug 13, 2014 9:35 am | Comments (1)

Joshua Mamis Photo There’s something Shakespearean about Kinky Friedman.

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City’s Newest DJs: Aged 12 And Under

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 11, 2014 12:40 pm | Comments (2)

DJ Awesome stepped up to the turntable, laptop and mass of wires connecting the equipment to cheers from the audience of over 70 people.

DJ Awesome is 11 years old.

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Spaceman Lands In BAR

by Lucy Gellman | Aug 8, 2014 12:44 pm

Bob Log III lifted a small black plastic bag above his head, its lumpy, light contents swaying slightly side to side.

“Now who wants to make a party drum?” he growled through his space helmet, its curved face shining in the blue stage light.

The audience whooped loudly, raising their beer glasses and outstretched palms as the bag was passed from Long to the crowd, its small black form crumpling, disappearing, and reappearing as audience members pulled at its contents: limp, brightly colored balloons, just waiting to be filled with air.

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New Friend Slips Into The Slaid Cleaves Canon

by Paul Bass | Aug 5, 2014 2:37 pm

You’ve been home for a couple of years now buddy
But you’re still fighting the war

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“A Language We All Speak”

by Julia Zorthian | Aug 1, 2014 2:51 pm

Julia Zorthian photo Each time bassist Jeff Fuller listed a name of a New Haven jazz icon, the roughly 70 people gathered around him broke into applause.

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Blues, Berries & ... Grilled Cheese

by Paul Bass | Jul 31, 2014 1:07 pm | Comments (4)

Shaquan Chambers and Jasmine Bookert stood on line for an hour for a first taste of a New Haven delicacy—a grilled-cheese sandwich from the Caseus food truck.

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It’s Here, It’s Queer—Get Into It

by Lucy Gellman | Jul 29, 2014 3:34 pm

Daniel Eugene looked up from the keyboard and smiled, relief washing over his face for a moment as he finished his first song of the night. Somewhere in his throat, the Scissor Sisters were preparing for a game of strip poker with Guillaume Dufay and Thomas Morely, choosing their layers wisely, laying out the snacks, setting up the table.

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Salt + Pepa + 10,890

by Staff | Jul 28, 2014 1:46 pm | Comments (7)

Chris Randall Photo The (old school?) hip-hop duo Salt-N-Pepa outdrew the Temptations and filled the Green at a concert Saturday night.

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Need 4 Way Stops on Chapel Street
Aug 20, 2014 5:42 pm
Address: 1970 Chapel St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 10

Need for 4 Way Stops at 1) Alden and Chapel and 2) Yale and Chapel.Vehicles travel at...

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Trash & Recycling
Aug 20, 2014 5:34 pm
Address: Cross High School New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 4

Recycling barrels full of paper, need to be dumped.

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