Upper State Street
by Thomas MacMillan | Apr 18, 2014 8:14 am | Comments (6)
A plan to bring new life to a long-shuttered industrial complex won another approval Wednesday night, with an aim for completion in 2 years.
by Thomas MacMillan | Mar 5, 2014 8:50 am | Comments (26)
In their quest to permanently reclaim a grim concrete canyon that splits the neighborhood in two, Jocelyn Square neighbors are taking to the streets to gather data.
by Allan Appel | Feb 14, 2014 4:33 pm | Comments (2)
Emergency crews swung into action Friday to fill in an unusual sinkhole that opened up in the wake of Winter Storm Pax.
by Melissa Bailey | Jan 8, 2014 10:10 am | Comments (15)
Bruno Suraci, an organic farmer who drives an electric car and recycles the waste from his New Haven painting company, recently got a call from a friend in California. He Googled his name and found it next to a Haz-mat sign—as the Public Enemy Number One of environmental investigators.
by Gilad Edelman | Jan 7, 2014 4:38 pm | Comments (5)
At temperatures topping 1,000 degrees, the bubbling pizza would take only a minute or two to cook. Dan Parillo’s job was to try to find the hot spots of the fire and manage the dough’s exposure—a task he described as a combination of intuition and guesswork.
by Melissa Bailey | Dec 24, 2013 1:37 pm | Comments (2)
Ryan Taylor pulled out a glass decanter from a six-bay pour-over stand custom-made to look like a bicycle chain. He ground up 22 grams of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe. Then the chemistry began.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 20, 2013 9:20 am | Comments (15)
The repair was supposed to take only a year. Now three years into the closure of the State Street bridge, and $20 million in added costs later, the state has announced it won’t finish the job until at least the summer of 2015— prompting one state legislator to offer to try for “disaster relief” for businesses near New Haven’s public-works “money pit.”
by Allan Appel | Nov 8, 2013 9:10 am | Comments (1)
For decades Ann Wiel and her mother would walk by the memorial monument to the neighborhood dead of World War II in tiny Triangle Park at the intersection of Mechanic and Lawrence streets. The name of her uncle, Edward Marino, the first local boy killed, was inscribed there.
Then suddenly three years ago it was gone. Stolen.
Now, as Veterans Day approaches, a replacement monument is back.
by Kendra Baker | Nov 4, 2013 4:51 pm
Long before thrifting became the latest fashion fad, Melissa Gonzales had a passion for vintage clothing.
by Thomas MacMillan | Oct 22, 2013 2:33 pm | Comments (23)
Six months after his plan to revamp the old Star Supply warehouse was squashed, developer Ben Gross has returned with a new partner and a new vision for the crumbling State Street building, this time with fewer apartments, more parking—and neighborhood support.