by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 14, 2017 7:53 am | Comments (13)
East Rockers who live near State Street saw their property values shoot up. Those nearer to Whitney Avenue didn’t.
That’s because the impact of the city’s latest revaluation come down to location, location, location —- and often how close you live to new luxury apartments.
Continue reading ‘Luxury Apts. Raise Values, Blood Pressure’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 27, 2016 6:00 am
The long hill on Prospect Street was transformed for a day from a road for cars to a huge Slip ‘n Slide.
Continue reading ‘Thousands Slip, Slide Down Prospect Street’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 17, 2016 6:05 am | Comments (6)
A parking dispute that has held up construction and job creation in town inched closer to resolution, but only amid new procedural contention between Yale and a union-backed alder.
Continue reading ‘Yale Parking Plan Advances, WIth Bickering Attached’
by Aliyya Swaby | May 20, 2016 6:51 am | Comments (31)
A regulatory denial Thursday night means Yale must start all over with the process of getting zoning approval to construct a new bio lab — and first obtain an OK for a science district parking plan.
Continue reading ‘Science Hill Vote: Labor Wins, Yale Loses’
by Allan Appel | Feb 17, 2016 8:06 am | Comments (2)
The Foote School in East Rock is 100 years old, and Jenny Byers has been there for 40 of them — ten as a student in the graduating class of 1965 and the last 30 as a French teacher.
Continue reading ‘Foote School Marks Centennial’
by Brian Slattery | May 1, 2015 10:41 am
“Here comes the sun!” an onlooker said. “We got the sun up.”
“We may not be responsible for getting it over the real horizon,” joked one of the members of New Haven Morris and Sword. “But we did get it over the mountains.”
Continue reading ‘Morris And Sword Bring Up The Sun’
by Paul Bass | Apr 30, 2015 11:04 am | Comments (6)
Peter Dobkin Hall, an East Rock preservationist known nationally as an expert on not-for-profit organizations, died early Thursday in a crash on I-95 in Branford.
Continue reading ‘Crash Kills Preservationist Scholar’
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 4, 2014 11:15 am
Four years ago, members of the folk band Red Molly had a problem: They were down a guitar player, and searching for the member who would make their group complete again.
Continue reading ‘Folk Fest Hits Town’
by Thomas MacMillan | Aug 8, 2014 7:20 am | Comments (1)
Surveying the spiral spine of a new play structure his company is installing in New Haven, Spencer Luckey marveled at his good fortune: He gets to doodle for a living, making far-fetched plans for enormous dreamscapes, and then sees them come to life in cities across the globe.
Continue reading ‘Climbing Kids Get Luckey’
by Paul Bass | Jun 26, 2014 6:57 am | Comments (5)
Former Alder Alfreda Edwards, who thought she had retired from elected office for good, has decided to run for her old seat now that Michael Stratton has resigned from it.
Continue reading ‘Edwards Plans Run For Stratton’s Seat’