by Markeshia Ricks | May 21, 2018 2:09 pm | Comments (26)
After enduring criticism of their initial design, the developer and architect who plan to transform the vacant lot where the former Delaney’s used to stand showed off the latest iteration at the City Plan Commission.
Continue reading ‘Delaney’s New Design Redesigned’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 17, 2018 12:41 pm | Comments (14)
A medical marijuana dispensary could be coming to New Haven — specifically to Amity Road — if the state approves an application from a local businessman.
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by Staff | May 15, 2018 6:42 pm | Comments (3)
A storm that whipped through the state Monday evening spared New Haven the worst of it—but still felled trees throughout the city and left much of East Rock and Westville without power.
Continue reading ‘Trees Downed; 1,000+ Lose Power’
by David Sepulveda | May 14, 2018 2:50 pm | Comments (3)
A second New Haven “Goatville neighborhood” was opened Saturday in Edgewood Park during Westville’s 21st annual Artwalk festival.
But this “neighborhood,” a wooded and overgrown corner of the park, has real, live goats that will be performing special community service for several years to come.
Continue reading ‘Artwalk Comes Of Age’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 11, 2018 8:04 am
Lorri Cavaliere had one wish — to own a store that sells the kinds of antiques and collectibles she has found at estate sales for 20 years.
That wish came true when her husband handed her the keys to 865 Whalley Ave.
Continue reading ‘Need A Whimsy? Make A Wish’
by Allan Appel | May 10, 2018 12:28 pm | Comments (8)
After the latest police calls to Roosevelt’s Restaurant & Bar in Westville Village, owner Ted Hines said he has heard his neighbors’ concerns.
Continue reading ‘No More Hoodies At Roosevelt’s’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 9, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (5)
A committee of alders voted to try to preserve SROs in New Haven — while seeking to ensure that a proposed new zoning plan for Westville Village does not undercut that goal.
Continue reading ‘SRO Moratorium, Westville Zone Advance’
by Staff | May 7, 2018 4:13 pm | Comments (1)
A man driving a Pontiac struck a 32-year-old man and his 5-year-old daughter in Fair Haven, sending them to the hospital.
Continue reading ‘Car Strikes Girl, Dad’
by Brian Slattery | May 7, 2018 1:16 pm
It takes a second to get your bearing. There’s a woman gazing out at you from Eric March’s canvas, stoic, angry, accusing. As your eye takes in the full image, you see that the funereal flowers aren’t below the woman; they’re floating on the waves lapping a sandy store. You, the viewer, aren’t standing upright. You’re floating in the air just over the waves, looking down. The woman is under the waves, looking up.
The piece is called Middle Passage, and it’s probably the first thing you’ll see when you walk into the Kehler Liddell Gallery on Whalley Avenue for “How With This Rage Shall Beauty Hold a Plea?” a 53-artist exhibit about art and political outrage running now through May 27.
Continue reading ‘Artists Find A Place For Rage’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 7, 2018 8:05 am | Comments (8)
Susan Bysiewicz lost New Haven Mayor Toni Harp’s endorsement for her quest to become Connecticut’s next governor, but she demonstrated support Sunday in the heart of high-voting Westvile from people who pull the vote for progressive candidates.
Continue reading ‘Bysiewicz Not Ceding City To Lamont’