by David Sepulveda | Dec 19, 2016 7:35 am | Comments (3)
Specks and spatters of mud became badges of honor for the nearly 300 Cyclo-cross (CX) racers who competed in the in the finale of the Connecticut series of cyclo-cross races, Elm City CX, held Sunday in New Haven’s Edgewood Park for the benefit of the Parks and Recreation department.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 6, 2016 8:08 am | Comments (22)
The Board of Alders said yes to the city hosting a temporary ice rink in the East Shore this winter, but Mother Nature will make the final decision.
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by Paul Bass | Nov 1, 2016 7:18 am | Comments (3)
New Haven’s chosen holiday tree this year turned out too dessicated to transport to the Green — so the city turned to Plan B.
Continue reading ‘Christmas Rescued At The Ninth Hole’
by Erica Pandey | Oct 31, 2016 10:57 am
Sname Wilson sat across from Sasha Krushnic on the New Haven Green, and they stared into each other’s eyes until an iPhone buzzed 60 seconds later.
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by Paul Bass | Sep 21, 2016 2:57 pm | Comments (3)
Michael Favaloro picked up a sledgehammer and crowbar rather than a phone or computer mouse to do his job Wednesday.
Continue reading ‘Stair Repair’
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 21, 2016 12:28 pm
Julie Peterman said the most difficult part of building a habitat behind Conte West Hills School was preparing the ground — given that a 1964 factory burning left pieces of brick and concrete hidden under the soil.
Continue reading ‘Conte Students Build Outdoor Home’
by Qi Xu | Jun 27, 2016 2:22 pm | Comments (1)
For the first time in years, Jacob Tyson, a frequent horseshoe player at DeGale Field, could make a throw on an even concrete surface.
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by David Sepulveda | Apr 25, 2016 11:08 am | Comments (3)
A phalanx of mud-caked, spade shovels Saturday leaned against an Urban Resources Initiative (URI) truck, tools in a war to reclaim a parcel of land that lies between one end of Beaver Pond in New Haven, and the end of a residential cul-de-sac on Cherry Ann Street bordering the Hamden town line.
Continue reading ‘Through Teamwork, A New Park Is Born’
by Aliyya Swaby | Apr 15, 2016 4:03 pm | Comments (1)
When the flowers did not bloom in time for the first Cherry Blossom Festival in 1974, “Queen of Wooster Square” Beverly Carbonella wired fake blossoms onto a Yoshino cherry tree for a newspaper photo op.
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by Allan Appel | Apr 12, 2016 6:15 am
Without fanfare, the attractive benches have returned to Wooster Square Park, restored, plaqued, spiffy, and bolted into place.
They are there gleaming in the sunlight as if waiting for the hundreds of visitors expected at the upcoming Cherry Blossom Festival on April 24 to have comfortable places to rest and take in the history and beauty of one of the city’s most notable settings.
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