by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 28, 2016 8:27 am | Comments (3)
One could say that the Walgreens at Whalley and Ellsworth Avenue is having a spate of bad luck. At the end of May, a tree took out its sign. On Monday, almost a month later, a car stopped short of driving through its front doors.
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by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 23, 2016 7:11 am | Comments (24)
A new campaign is building support for protected bike lanes so people feel safer cycling in the city.
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by Qi Xu | Jun 22, 2016 7:26 am | Comments (1)
The state is keeping its ears open to New Haven’s complaints about the design of a planned new Union Station garage — so a city official pitched citizens on making their voices heard one last time.
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by Allison Lazur | Jun 17, 2016 7:06 am | Comments (1)
It was perfect weather early Wednesday evening for 32 bicyclists, of all ages, backgrounds, and experience, to hit the streets. After gathering at the New Haven Green, they set out to explore the city on the New Haven Picnic Basket ride — in search of local food.
As Laura Burrone, one of main guides responsible for the tour reviewed the rules of the road, riders saddled up like a troop of comrades.
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by Staff | Jun 15, 2016 6:27 am | Comments (3)
The city is closing Crown Street between Church and Temple Streets to car traffic for the summer, as construction on the Crown Street Bridge continues.
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by David Yaffe-Bellany | Jun 10, 2016 7:59 am | Comments (5)
New Haven lawmakers voted to allow driving schools to open downtown — as long as the students aren’t allowed to drive.
Tyronda James said she is ready to roll.
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by Qi Xu | Jun 9, 2016 12:04 pm | Comments (34)
After more than a decade of pleading, New Haven convinced the state to draw up plans for a second parking garage at Union Station — then sent the plans back.
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by David Yaffe-Bellany | Jun 7, 2016 2:36 pm | Comments (2)
The public works crew gathered in the shade on South Genesee Street ready to make the road like new again. But they couldn’t get started: The asphalt truck hadn’t arrived.
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by Aliyya Swaby | May 18, 2016 12:02 pm | Comments (11)
Elizabeth Nearing cycled to work at Long Wharf Theatre regularly but didn’t have a bike rack nearby for parking. So she started a campaign to get one.
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by Aliyya Swaby | May 13, 2016 7:36 am | Comments (11)
Few people can be seen these days walking around the last remaining vestige of the Oak Street Connector mini-highway separating the Hill neighborhood from downtown. Sixty years ago, the area was home to a thriving immigrant neighborhood full of local shops and multi-family homes.
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