by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 23, 2015 4:10 pm | Comments (6)
(Update 5 p.m. 9th Note owner Chris O’Dowd relayed to the Independent that a city mediator said the landlord wants to work things out.)
Someone heard too much “noise” coming from a Ninth Square jazz supper club. The city’s cops and health department didn’t hear it—at least not by official standards.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 22, 2015 1:30 pm
You want to grab your broomstick for an impromptu game of Muggle quidditch this weekend, but don’t know anyone in New Haven who likes the sport as much as you. And you don’t feel like inviting people from 2,000 miles away.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 20, 2015 11:45 am | Comments (22)
The Ninth Square’s newest spot for jazz and burlesque will have to find a new home if its landlord has its way.
by Paul Bass | Jan 6, 2015 3:38 pm | Comments (7)
New Haven’s “musician’s living room” is looking for a new owner.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 8, 2014 4:45 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.