by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 4:46 pm | Comments (1)
With the most wonderful time of the year upon us, Mayor Toni Harp’s purchases during a recent visit to Ninth Square businesses had a bit of seasonal soiree flair.
by Lucy Gellman | Dec 8, 2014 3:04 pm
At the English Building Markets on Chapel Street, owner Carol Orr and a friend were handing out flaky almond cookies one by one, pouring Dixie cups of red wine for grown-up sugar enthusiasts and tea for little ones.
“Do you have your boxes?” she asked visitors who approached the silver platter, still swaying to a brass duo who played at the door.
They lifted them gleefully, grateful for a reprieve from the driving rain outside.
by Brian Slattery | Dec 4, 2014 3:29 pm
“This is a good Wednesday night. It could even be a good Thursday night,” said Alex Giguere of The Beatdown, surveying the crowd. Then he and his band tore into another number, and the night was on.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (5)
Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.
by Paul Bass | Oct 7, 2014 12:03 pm
Cafe Nine slid into the work week with the help of two men who talk with their pinkies.
by Lucy Gellman | Oct 6, 2014 7:32 am | Comments (2)
Another “First Friday,” and the clocks were striking five across the city.
by Paul Bass | Sep 19, 2014 10:41 am | Comments (1)
The Rev. Kevin Ewing told a business-rebirth story to a crowd gathered in the Ninth Square—then invited those assembled to start telling their own stories.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 18, 2014 2:25 pm | Comments (1)
When Kwaku Awuah and Nana Poku look out over New Haven—the home they chose for their hot Pan-African fashion house instead of New York—they see stylish people everywhere.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 17, 2014 1:38 pm | Comments (3)
Combine a Love of New Haven, a love of cooking, and two “guerrilla gourmets” with determination— and Downtown Table, a new “pop-up” brunch restaurant in the heart of 9th Square, leaps beyond concept, to reality.
by Paul Bass | Sep 12, 2014 11:04 am | Comments (16)
Three companies are competing to build a “four-and-a-half-star” hotel at the old New Haven Coliseum site as part of the broader $400-plus million plan in the works there, according to developer Max Reim.