by Christopher Peak | Apr 24, 2017 7:27 am | Comments (2)
Both the old and the new Wooster Square were on display at this year’s Cherry Blossom Festival, where octogenarian ladies from the Amalfi Coast chatted with old friends they hadn’t seen in years, couples danced to salsa music, women in saris made paper flowers, and families lined up for La Carreta’s tacos.
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by Thomas Breen | Apr 7, 2017 1:28 pm | Comments (8)
New Haven basketball players can look forward to smoother surfaces and clearer three-point lines at courts throughout the city. Wooster Square will be better lit at night. And more security cameras may pop up in city parks.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 10, 2017 1:11 pm | Comments (6)
A belated silver lining benefit from the destructive rage of Hurricane Sandy was delivered to neighbors in Morris Cove Thursday night: The design for the pier to replace the Fort Hale Pier, which that red-letter storm battered and destroyed back in 2012.
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by Paul Bass | Mar 10, 2017 8:52 am | Comments (4)
A prominent immigrant rights organizer, Kica Matos, has just joined New Haven’s most exclusive club — with a mission of making New Haven’s communal core more inclusive.
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by Lucy Gellman | Feb 13, 2017 8:50 am | Comments (6)
Hartford — After noticing 72 reports of illegal tire dumping around town in just six months, Rebecca Bombero decided to head to the state legislature to seek some help.
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by Allan Appel | Jan 30, 2017 1:53 pm | Comments (4)
The kids suggested adding a water slide and a trampoline.
Not to be outdone, the adults added: How about a kayak/canoe launch where the park meets the Mill River by the Chapel Street Bridge?
Continue reading ‘Big Ideas Launch Park Re-Do’
by Thomas Breen | Jan 25, 2017 9:06 am | Comments (7)
David Moser offered a simple choice to the group of skaters and bikers and rollerbladers gathered in a circle before him Tuesday night: “Concrete vs. asphalt.”
Continue reading ‘Skateboarders Brainstorm On Coogan 2.0’
by Staff | Jan 23, 2017 2:28 pm
Neighbors who reclaimed a park in Newhallville got a $40,000 assist to make it even better.
Continue reading ‘Cherry Ann Park Gets A $40K Boost’
by Paul Bass | Jan 20, 2017 3:00 pm | Comments (23)
The self-perpetuating quintet that has owned the New Haven Green for centuries is coming out of the shadows — at least on the internet — and promising to light up the center of town on dark winter nights.
Continue reading ‘Green Proprietors Enter 21st Century’
by David Sepulveda | Dec 19, 2016 8:35 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.
Continue reading ‘Snow, Mud, No Match For Determined Cyclo-Cross Racers’