by Thomas Breen | Oct 9, 2015 12:58 pm | Comments (4)
There’s a picture of Robert Moses tucked behind Book Trader Café on Chapel Street. His arms are crossed and he’s smiling, though there’s something a little uneasy about his pose: his tie is slightly off-center, his face half-hidden in shadow. He looks eager to get back to work.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 29, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (22)
With local brass band Kings of Harmony belting out a toe-tapping rendition of “Oh Happy Day,” the only thing missing in front of the newest development in the Dixwell neighborhood was a second line.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 23, 2015 8:43 am | Comments (31)
Westville neighbors living near the intersection of Chapel Street and Central Avenue were awakened in the wee hours of the morning not by an alarm, but the sound of a driver crashing into cars parked along the street.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 22, 2015 7:27 am | Comments (3)
The Board of Alders Monday night passed measures that will allow long-planned traffic calming on Whalley Avenue through Westville Village, study of a revival for Wooster Square’s former clock factory, and start outfitting cops with body cameras and downtown streets with those donation “parking meters.”
by Staff | Sep 16, 2015 7:00 am | Comments (7)
Aaron Goode has a message for voters: get out and turn up for the primary election this Wednesday, even if you’re 17. That is, if you’ll be 18 by the general election in November.
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 20, 2015 6:46 pm
With the help of family and friends, Jeanette Thomas has tended to the Ivy Narrows Bird Sanctuary for about 15 years. But at 82, she confesses that it’s harder to be as active as she used to be.
She recently got a little help from the younger helping hands of the Newhallville youth “ambassadors.”
by Paul Bass | Aug 12, 2015 3:12 pm | Comments (2)
As a child, Serena Neal-Sanjurjo watched from inside while New Haven’s Dixwell neighborhood burned. She has returned decades later to help rebuild Dixwell — after doing the same in Baltimore and post-Katrina New Orleans.
by Markeshia Ricks | Aug 6, 2015 2:23 pm | Comments (15)
The new Westville CVS won’t be two stories high, or have outdoor seating, but it might feature the work of local artists and other touches advocated by its future neighbors.
by Jonathan Hopkins | Jul 20, 2015 4:26 pm | Comments (18)
Despite desegregation efforts in the last half century like the Fair Housing Act, Sheff vs O’Neill, and Connecticut Statute 8-30g among others, New Haven – like many places – remains segregated along socio-economic lines. What’s more, neighborhood inequality has risen in Connecticut since 1980, with more residents living in either “very rich” or “very poor” neighborhoods and fewer living in “middle class” neighborhoods over the last 35 years.
by Stephanie Addenbrooke | Jul 15, 2015 1:54 pm | Comments (1)
A team in green will be once again be canvassing New Haven streets this summer, hoping to improve the city’s energy efficiency.