by David Sepulveda | Oct 31, 2014 3:02 pm | Comments (2)
Less than 24 hours after New Haven-based graffiti artist Dooley-O (pictured) paid homage to his “heroes”—New York graffiti legends about whom books have been written—a mural he worked on for a full day was covered over by some of those very same legends.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 30, 2014 8:36 am | Comments (2)
State Rep. Dillon’s Republican opponent found it tough to get people to open their doors on the campaign trail. Dillon, by contrast, got not only a hello at the threshold of Mia Duff’s cozy house—but an invitation inside for a 20-minute chat on campaign issues.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 28, 2014 12:14 pm | Comments (2)
After days of working with Westville parents and children in her giant puppet-making workshop, artist Muffy Pendergast found time to create her own papier-mâché costume featuring a head of ornamental kale, nestled in the mouth of a giant cornucopia.
by Markeshia Ricks and Paul Bass | Oct 23, 2014 3:07 pm | Comments (22)
A statewide advocate for making voting easier came to town to pitch people on voting “yes” on a ballot question on Election Day, while some Republicans warned against efforts to eliminate Election Day as we know it.
by David Sepulveda | Oct 22, 2014 3:45 pm | Comments (5)
Splashing wheat paste in all directions, international street artist Swoon took only minutes to complete what in another era may have been considered an act of vandalism, not art. But she came to New Haven by invitation—and left her mark.
by Paul Bass | Oct 21, 2014 2:45 pm | Comments (14)
John Vigliotti walked to the bank as usual Tuesday to transfer money—only to learn from a friendly teller that he’ll soon need to drive to Woodbridge instead.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 21, 2014 11:50 am | Comments (5)
A rash of violent crime in Upper Westville has the Board of Alders considering adding a new satellite police substation.
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 20, 2014 3:01 pm | Comments (6)
Only one steely-eyed door-opener interrupted Jim O’Connell mid-sentence Saturday, refused his flyer, and declared, “Sorry, I’m a stone Democrat.”
by Markeshia Ricks | Oct 16, 2014 4:30 pm | Comments (1)
Edgewood Park’s skate park is about to get a serious makeover—and perhaps spark an equally serious conversation about public art.
by Paul Bass | Oct 8, 2014 3:05 pm | Comments (8)
An abandoned showpiece circa-1890 home in Westville is crumbling—and the city, its legal owner, and a series of would-be rescuers say they can’t stop it.