by Paul Bass | Sep 19, 2014 11:41 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 3:25 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 2:38 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 12:04 pm | 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.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 8, 2014 12:27 pm
It was 4 p.m. on a Friday. The end of the work week loomed, the ticking of clocks across the city growing louder with each each drawn-out minute.
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.