by Allan Appel | Mar 14, 2014 5:45 pm | Comments (11)
After touring four of New Haven’s neighborhood commercial districts this week, two out-of-town experts unveiled their main suggestion Friday afternoon: Form a task force.
by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2014 3:21 pm | Comments (8)
“This area have a name?” John Simone asked from the second of four rows of seats in a van cruising up Kimberly Avenue.
by Thomas MacMillan | Feb 19, 2014 5:45 pm | Comments (9)
Payloaders and dump trucks finally descended on the Hill’s Wilson Street Wednesday, bringing relief from snow-clogged streets— and a $100 ticket for Erivaldo Souza.
Meanwhile, lawmakers in other neighborhoods offered a report card for the city’s street-clearing effort, with grades ranging from Bs to Fs.
by Melissa Bailey & Paul Bass | Feb 16, 2014 2:16 pm | Comments (50)
You’ll need to read about all this again to find out when your car might get towed, and when your street might get plowed. That’s because officials worked around the clock this weekend to revise a plan for clearing streets from the past few storms.
by Staff | Feb 14, 2014 1:19 pm
The Neighborhood Leadership Program is looking for people with ideas for improving their neighborhoods, who want to learn how to put those ideas into action.
by Paul Bass | Feb 13, 2014 2:26 pm | Comments (13)
(Updated: 2:18 p.m.) Battling to keep up with fast-falling snow projected to continue on and off into the weekend, Mayor Toni Harp declared a winter storm emergency Thursday afternoon.
by Gilad Edelman | Feb 12, 2014 3:58 pm | Comments (19)
Convenience stores are inconvenient for their neighbors, breeding traffic and crime, in the view of New Haveners who filled a zoning hearing.
by Paul Bass | Jan 22, 2014 9:11 am | Comments (8)
Mayor Toni Harp will not dismantle New Haven’s neighborhoods anti-blight agency, after all—and she’s keeping its chief on board.
by Kendra Baker | Dec 13, 2013 12:11 pm | Comments (3)
Rabbi Daniel recalled passing regularly by a stretch of “miserable, miserable houses” on Whalley Avenue right past Ella Grasso Boulevard. Then a not-for-profit builder transformed the houses into a tasteful, solid complex called Fairlawn Manor.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 9, 2013 1:20 pm | Comments (6)
A sparkling white coach bus from New Haven Land Trust’s “Habitat, Harvest, and Happy Hour Benefit Bus Tour” ambled down Newhallville streets. At the head of the bus, Stacy Spell, a former New Haven homicide detective with microphone in hand, described how some of the streets and corners were once breeding grounds for crime, consumed in drugs and violence.