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How About This Future For Legion Ave.?

by Jonathan Hopkins | Nov 17, 2014 3:16 pm | Comments (17)

New Haven has given the green light to a private developer to begin rebuilding on a stretch of Legion Avenue demolished a half-century ago during urban renewal. New Haven architect Jonathan Hopkins has looked at the plans—and come up with a different vision.

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NHFD Battles Harbor Oil Blaze, West River House Fire

by Staff | Oct 27, 2014 7:15 am | Comments (1)

NewHavenFire Firefighters finally cleared the scene of a dramatic oil fire on the harbor shortly before 11 a.m. Sunday—just in time to head over to a smaller fire across town.

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“McMansion of Micro-Houses” Debuts

by Allan Appel | Oct 3, 2014 10:29 am | Comments (8)

Allan Appel Photo A micro-home debuted in town, a possible solution to New Haven’s pressing absence of affordable housing.

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Waverly Warms To Live-In Cop

by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 19, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (1)

Aliyya Swaby Photo The kids at the Waverly Townhouses have come to know Officer Jason Santiago—not because he patrols there, but because he lives there.

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West River Neighborhood Parties for Peace

by Khadija Hussain | Sep 15, 2014 6:41 am | Comments (2)

Khadija Hussain Photo “This is a time to celebrate peace.”

These are the words that Stacy Spell said on the stage at the West River International Day of Peace Festival Sunday, as people relaxed on the grass or listened to him from chairs below the stage. Kids ran around, playing in summer’s last few days of warmth.

It was an idyllic scne, which was the point—as people came together to celebrate peace in the community.

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4 “Urban Oases” Created In City Parks

by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 7:26 am

Contributed Photos

Common Ground High School sent in these photos and the following write-up about the creation of urban wildlife refuges in New Haven, announced at an event Friday morning featuring kids, environmentalists, politicians and the United States Fish & Wildlife Services (USFWS).

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Alders Balk At Plan To Unlock “The Cage”

by Liana Teixeira | May 30, 2014 10:47 am | Comments (14)

Thomas MacMillan Photo The Harp administration’s efforts to get a long-troubled West River property known as “The Cage” into the hands of a rebuilder ran into a snag, amid questions from city lawmakers.

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Centerplan Goes 3 For 3 On 34 West

by Diana Li | May 22, 2014 12:28 pm | Comments (15)

Diana Li Photo Adam Marchand wished he could have said yes to a bigger garage.

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Historic Synagogue Marks 100 Years

by Allan Appel | May 20, 2014 11:49 am

Allan Appel Photo “You sold shoes on Legion Avenue. Three dollars a pair,” Paul Weiss told 100-year-old Herb Croog.

“Your grandfather circumcised me,” Croog reminded 90-year-old Samuel Faiman.

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Centerplan Seeks A Short-Term Parking Break

by Diana Li | May 14, 2014 2:13 pm

Bockstael/ Svigals + Partners

For once at a public meeting, developers of the first megablock of a new “Route 34 West” didn’t hear complaints about planning too much parking. Instead, they had to convince zoners that they aren’t trying to put in too little.

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