by David Sepulveda | Sep 28, 2015 12:05 pm | Comments (1)
Underneath gyrating arches of pride-colored balloons, Pride New Haven’s annual block party was in full swing Saturday afternoon, the second of three days celebrating queer life and diversity in Connecticut during New Haven’s Pride Weekend.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 11, 2015 7:14 am | Comments (5)
New Haven is becoming a little more Brooklyn, as Barcade preps to move to Orange Street.
by Alessandro Powell | Sep 10, 2015 12:01 pm
“It’s like Where’s Waldo up here,” joked Liz Beebe of Dustbowl Revival, as all eight band members found a spot on Cafe Nine’s small stage. And just as she played more instruments than the stage seemed to have room for — Beebe handled vocals, washboard, and ukulele — her band drew inspiration from more American genres than you could count.
by C.A. Nolte | Sep 10, 2015 11:58 am | Comments (1)
The evening humidity thickened the air at Ninth Square n New Haven, but that didn’t stop anyone from coming out to see Neville Wisdom’s fashion show for On9 First Friday. The people who gathered to talk, stroll, and sample the fares of the vendors set up along the runway were friendly and open, excited to be there, and, of course, opinionated.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 8, 2015 3:32 pm
Seven p.m. on the Friday of Labor Day weekend on Orange Street, and Neville Wisdom was fiddling with a set of floodlights. They flashed on and off and on again, winking to a growing crowd who murmured in anticipation.
Finishing another biscotti sale, Tom Panzella and Teri Bernet of Cedarhurst Cafe scurried to find their seats. Jimi Patterson, who had been vigorously mixing drinks at a 116 Crown booth, stopped what he was doing and opened his eyes wide. At the other end of the street, a line of photographers finalized the settings on their cameras and settled into position. The lights blazed on.
by David Sepulveda | Sep 3, 2015 12:08 pm
You don’t have to get naked for it to work. State-of-the art textile clothing technology, with complete body scanners that take measurements and dimensions in virtual fitting rooms, are set to revolutionize the fashion industry and its manufacturing component, according to New Haven fashion maven Neville Wisdom, who will unveil his latest fashions Friday.
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 Lucy Gellman | Aug 10, 2015 12:11 pm | Comments (2)
For Laurel Underwood-Price, the secret to starting a pie was remembering her grandmother, whose soft and spectral hand seemed to guide her to a jar of year-old peaches preserved in spice and brandy. In the spirit of his autumnal food drive at the Connecticut Food Bank, James N. Trimble opted for a caramel apple crumb recipe, conjuring magic as he stirred butter, sugar, and half-and-half over the stove. Linda Hubler took a bag of peaches and a cup of sugar as a chance to bond with her 13-year-old daughter. Elise Dunphe saw it as a reason to celebrate her own summer bounty ... and a Connecticut culinary family she’d come to love fiercely.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 15, 2015 8:04 am | Comments (17)
Jazzy saxophone solos and cocktails might be replaced by the beeps and whirs of arcade games along with craft beer in a Ninth Square night spot.
by Paul Bass | Jul 10, 2015 1:41 pm
At one local musical haunt, perfect pitch was reached courtesy of electrified low notes. At another, high notes did the trick.