by Allan Appel | May 13, 2013 4:27 pm | Comments (2)
Last week they tried to prove they exist. Next week they will debate when a cake is a cake. Today’s challenge: define the meaning of “fair”—not the outdoor party but the ethical term.
by Paul Bass | May 7, 2013 3:26 pm | Comments (5)
Detective Bertram Ettienne had just finished polishing off a plate of bacalao with yuca at Collado Restaurant in the Hill when a murder suspect happened to walk in. Ettienne saw no reason to jump up.
by Melissa Bailey | May 1, 2013 8:15 am | Comments (8)
Seven decades after she moved from Putnam Street to West Haven, Marie Gagliardi returned to the house she grew up in to see years of decay reversed.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 29, 2013 11:09 am | Comments (6)
Two years after a not-for-profit housing agency abandoned 65 apartments amid financial troubles, Shaquana Shaw and her dad grabbed an airless paint machine and joined a rescue mission.
by Ariela Martin | Apr 26, 2013 9:36 am | Comments (1)
Monday night marked the opening of GARLiC, an art initiative in the Hill to encourage green artistic endeavors while helping the environment.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 26, 2013 8:28 am | Comments (5)
Based on a complaint that jackhammers are threatening the tranquility of laboratory mice, the housing authority has agreed to spend an extra $22,000 to speed up demolition of a public-housing tower on Howard Avenue.
by Melissa Bailey | Apr 24, 2013 7:42 am | Comments (6)
An “exploratory” candidate didn’t mention a name beginning with T. But the reference was clear, and so was the point.
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 23, 2013 3:51 pm | Comments (19)
Hill neighbors had a message for consultants studying how to build atop parking lots and stitch their neighborhood and downtown back together: Don’t price us out of our home.
by Allan Appel | Mar 26, 2013 12:22 pm | Comments (5)
Christian Salvati is building a Superstorm Sandy-“inspired” apartment house in the flood plains of New Haven.
He plans to perch it on concrete pillars 9 feet off the ground and fashion it from 26 pinned-together shipping containers designed for hostile conditions of the high seas.
Category Four Hurricane coming ashore in the Hill? Bring it on.
by Melissa Bailey | Mar 26, 2013 8:23 am | Comments (5)
Officer Dana Smith laced up a new pair of Nike All Condition Gear boots and strolled down Congress Avenue—a stroll he and his partner will be taking five days a week, for eight hours at a time.