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by David Sepulveda | Dec 9, 2013 1:15 pm | Comments (1)
A Hanukkah menorah at the corner of Blake Street and Whalley Avenue was still aglow with the good cheer of a holiday just ended. Several feet way, a crowd had gathered to usher in another holiday season with the annual lighting of the Westville Village Christmas Tree.
by Allan Appel | Dec 5, 2013 1:10 pm | Comments (3)
A new band of energized west-siders have set out make their park safer and more beauitful by picking up one cigarette butt, one can of soda—and one discarded tire and bicycle—at a time.
by Staff | Dec 1, 2013 4:50 pm
Someone shot a 37-year-old man outside the Owl’s Nest bar in Westville Village early Sunday.
by Thomas MacMillan | Nov 28, 2013 10:29 am | Comments (1)
For the first time since 1888, the first day of Chanukah lands on Thanksgiving. For the first time ever, Chabad of Westville celebrated the Jewish holiday by making a menorah out of packages of food—provisions that will go to feed the hungry.
by David Sepulveda | Nov 27, 2013 11:08 am | Comments (2)
The small stage at Lyric Hall assumed a larger-than-life presence at a screening of what some regard as among the most influential films of all time, Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey.
by Cora Lewis | Nov 18, 2013 8:02 am | Comments (21)
Cumberland Farms wants to bring a slice of the suburbs to this upper Whalley block. It has won some neighbors to its side.
by David Sepulveda | Nov 12, 2013 11:07 am | Comments (1)
Two dancers wrap around each other in an overt display of sensuality that stirs primal notions of forbidden whispers and history-altering temptation.
by Paul Bass | Nov 11, 2013 5:08 pm | Comments (1)
In the cozy confines of a restored old Vaudeville theater, New Haven got a taste of what a hipper town’s music sounds like.
by Staff | Nov 8, 2013 1:31 pm
On a weekend when a longtime star guitarist and songwriter hits the Shubert (Elivs Costello), an up-and-coming singer-songwriter hits Westville for a return engagement in a more intimate setting.
by Paul Bass | Nov 5, 2013 4:03 pm | Comments (2)
Part way through Election Day, the white bean chili and Georgia-Hot, shrimp & rice soup were battling for first place in the hotly contested election for top parent-baked soup.