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.
by Staff | Oct 27, 2014 7:15 am | Comments (1)
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.
by Allan Appel | Oct 3, 2014 10:29 am | Comments (8)
A micro-home debuted in town, a possible solution to New Haven’s pressing absence of affordable housing.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 19, 2014 2:51 pm | Comments (1)
The kids at the Waverly Townhouses have come to know Officer Jason Santiago—not because he patrols there, but because he lives there.
by Khadija Hussain | Sep 15, 2014 6:41 am | Comments (2)
“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.
by Staff | Aug 11, 2014 7:26 am
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).
by Liana Teixeira | May 30, 2014 10:47 am | Comments (14)
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.
by Diana Li | May 22, 2014 12:28 pm | Comments (15)
Adam Marchand wished he could have said yes to a bigger garage.
by Allan Appel | May 20, 2014 11:49 am
“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.
by Diana Li | May 14, 2014 2:13 pm
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.