Upper State Street
by Paul Bass | Aug 13, 2015 3:45 pm | Comments (8)
(Update Friday 5:05 p.m.: The bridge is open!)
A hole in the fresh blacktop of the rebuilt State Street Bridge gave celebrants an understandable moment of pause Thursday, one day before the long-closed span reopened to the public.
Continue reading ‘Joint In: Bridge Reopens’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jul 29, 2015 3:30 pm | Comments (1)
For Fred Walker, kneading mountains of dough to prepare Chestnut Fine Foods & Confections’ classic French bread is a combination workout and therapy session.
Continue reading ‘Thanks To Chestnut, It Was A Good Bread Day’
by Finnegan Schick | Jun 29, 2015 6:52 am | Comments (9)
If you open an Upper State Street honor box looking for a copy of a dead newspaper called the New Haven Advocate, you are likely to find a dead bird instead.
Continue reading ‘All The Trash That’s Fit To Print’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 2, 2015 2:17 pm | Comments (20)
Upper State Street restaurateur Allison DeRenzi struck an informal agreement for her employees to use empty spots in a neighbor’s parking lot across the street. She wants the city to be just as creative in finding long-term solutions.
Continue reading ‘City Considers Parking Meters For Upper State’
by Paul Bass | May 28, 2015 2:05 pm | Comments (18)
One of New Haven’s hottest new-media entrepreneurs and his landlord, a deep-pocket New York developer, are competing to turn a vacant former CT Transit bus garage into what the city envisions as a slice of Brooklyn.
Continue reading ‘Landlord, Tenant Vie To Revive State & James’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 21, 2015 11:42 am | Comments (16)
If you’ve ever been late to dinner on State Street because you couldn’t find a place to park, the search will soon get easier.
Continue reading ‘Parking Lot—aka Rain Garden/Bioswale—OK’d’
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 27, 2015 8:23 am | Comments (7)
As Ray Willis and Joe Canzanella finished giving out tickets on State Street, a bartender ran out of JP Dempseys to her car yelling, “No, no, no, no, no, no!”
Continue reading ‘240 Cars Tagged, Towed Overnight; Forecast Downgraded; Ray Cuts A Bartender A Break’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 15, 2014 3:27 pm | Comments (18)
Asked how long the State Street Bridge has been closed, Mezcal Restaurante Mexicano’s gregarious owner, Ricardo Trejo, rolled his eyes and sighed. “I’ve lost track of time,” he said.
Continue reading ‘State St. Bridge Debacle Nears $30M, & Counting’
by David Sepulveda | Dec 15, 2014 1:58 pm | Comments (1)
Arlene Cardenas’s dream has come true: The Eiffel Tower can now be found in her quaint French-style pastry shop.
Continue reading ‘Leaning Tower—Of Paris—Appears At Marjolaine’
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 11, 2014 1:51 pm | Comments (25)
A groundbreaking in East Rock’s Goatville section Tuesday was a celebration of not just new lofts, but of what can happen when a community and a developer actually agree on a project.
Continue reading ‘Ground Broken For State Street Lofts’