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.
by Julia Zorthian | Aug 4, 2014 3:31 pm
For two hours, Friday was Pie Day.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 22, 2014 10:48 am
Amidst an endless din of conversation and the clink of dinnerware that greet Bentara on a Monday night, New Haven native Nicholas Dawidoff reached towards Natalie Elicker with a pen. He nodded as she put forth simple request: Could he sign a book for the Institute Library?
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 10, 2014 3:39 pm | Comments (10)
Instead of smoking a cigarette, Art Boivin, Jr. bellied up to a downtown “flavor bar” and took a drag of Neon Cloud on his Kanger eVod VV.
by Paul Bass | Jun 20, 2014 4:19 pm | Comments (17)
A downtown property owner has his eye on a controversial public space near the corner of Chapel and Orange, with hopes of putting a new building there.
by Allan Appel | Jun 9, 2014 12:03 pm | Comments (3)
Neither car horns honking nor chatty families passing with babies in perambulators could keep a 13-year old Hamlet, Tyler Felson, from declaiming, in the middle of Orange Street, “To be or not to be, that is the question.”
by Melissa Bailey | Jun 4, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (11)
When the city converts George Street into a two-way road next week, deli owners Sean Saxton and Charles Ingram will be cheering.
by David Sepulveda | Jun 2, 2014 12:49 pm
The faux theatrical proscenium boxes, miniature decorative architectural elements lining the upper walls at Inspired Turkey, a catering business that opened last August in Ninth Square, would be smiling if they could. They make perfect decorative sense even as businesses change and evolve around them.
by Meagan Jordan | May 30, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (1)
After a day of work at the Grove coworking space, Christina Kane “wound down” Wednesday with a glass of Chardonnay and some meatball hors d’oeuvres and the jazz stylings of the Nick Biello Quartet—and took out her cellphone so a new downtown tradition could be memorialized on Instagram.
by Allan Appel | May 15, 2014 12:16 pm | Comments (6)
New Haven’s mayor called down from a City Hall balcony: “Good night, good night!/ Parting is such sweet sorrow/ That I shall say good night till it be morrow.”