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’
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. Continue reading ‘Land Trust Buys ChapelSeed Community Garden’
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. Continue reading ‘Dwight Presses To Save Historic Building’
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’
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?’
Rohan Naik | Jul 22, 2016 8:00 am
At first, Malik Joyner thought “green” work was for the birds. Now he’s taking the lead on creating urban oases, with the help of bird lovers. Continue reading ‘How Malik Went Green’
Staff | Jul 20, 2016 1:53 pm | Comments (1)
A pair of intruders got inside a Judson Avenue home and robbed a man at gunpoint.
Continue reading ‘Home Invaders Make Off With $200’
Staff | Jun 21, 2016 12:55 pm A man fled his apartment and a firefighter was injured in a two-alarm blaze mid-day Tuesday in West River. VIDEO Continue reading ‘1 Displaced In Fire’
Allan Appel | Apr 28, 2016 7:39 am
Willa Bailey and Annette Johnson raised their arms high and then bent their knees slightly to strike the stance of a goddess.
Moments later they shook those arms and hips to pulsating rhythms of “Mustang Sally.”
Continue reading ‘Yoga Revives City Seniors’
David Sepulveda | Apr 18, 2016 7:40 am | Comments (2)
“I’m glad to be here — and lucky,” Walter said as he busily screened compost into a wheelbarrow. “My father did gardening for a living. He worked on estates; I work on community.” Continue reading ‘Seeds Sown Citywide’