by Staff | Jun 12, 2017 2:56 pm
Renowned klezmer clarinetist and bluegrass mandolinist Andy Statman revived century-old Chasidic melodies Sunday afternoon inside one of New Haven’s best rooms to hear music — the lovingly restored sanctuary of an almost century-old synagogue.
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by Staff | May 17, 2017 10:42 am | Comments (2)
A 36-year-old Hamden man died after his motorcycle and SUV crashed at the corner of Judson Avenue and Mead Street in New Haven’s West River neighborhood.
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by Markeshia Ricks | May 16, 2017 7:35 am | Comments (3)
The city’s anti-blight agency has received the go-ahead to pursue the rehabilitation of a historic West River brownstone that was once pegged for demolition.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 27, 2017 3:21 pm | Comments (13)
The city plans to restore a historic West River brownstone that was once pegged for demolition into affordable homes for two working-class families and their future tenants.
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by Allan Appel | Mar 30, 2017 1:32 pm | Comments (1)
Although it could not be independently verified — not even by her mother — first-grader Michelle Mapuvire revealed that she has read Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears A Who 79 times. Not 78 times and not 81 times.
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by Markeshia Ricks | Mar 24, 2017 1:52 pm | Comments (1)
When Jeff Moreno became a Livable City Initiative neighborhood specialist for the Hill, he tried to get someone to clean up a fenced lot near the end of Rosette Street. At first he didn’t know the identity of the nuisance landlord; it turned out to be the state Department of Transportation.
Continue reading ‘City Seeks 16 State-Neglected Lots’
by Staff | Dec 22, 2016 2:11 pm
One of the longest-standing examples of New Haven’s community-garden movement is now in the hands of the New Haven Land Trust.
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by Michelle Liu | Dec 8, 2016 8:21 am | Comments (15)
Historic preservationists in Dwight accused Yale-New Haven Hospital of trying to demolish a treasured George Street building by neglect — while the hospital responded that the neighbors thwarted their efforts to turn the property over to Habitat for Humanity over a year ago.
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by Paul Bass | Dec 2, 2016 3:05 pm | Comments (4)
As usual, it was Jasmine Sanders who suggested an extra lap: Let’s check out that parking lot one last time before ending our shift, she said.
As usual, it was Eric Eisenhard who responded with a shrug: OK, he said. That sounds good.
Continue reading ‘Jazz & E Hit Paydirt’
by Paul Bass | Nov 4, 2016 8:20 am | Comments (29)
Face got into the pick-up truck. The driver ordered a “half and half.” They agreed on a price; Face doesn’t remember if it was $50 or $60. He shifted into gear. Then they heard a siren.
Continue reading ‘Renewed Sex Stings: Community Policing?’