by Paul Bass | May 26, 2015 7:42 am | Comments (8)
Encourage neighbors to grab shovels to help an elderly Quinnipiac Avenue neighbor avoid a fine. Send a mega-snowblower to hit neighborhood streets, not just downtown. And have people move their cars first to the even side of the street—then maybe the odd.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 22, 2015 2:32 pm | Comments (5)
Friends of Lyric Hall lifted their bid paddles and their forks to raise some cash for the restored century-old former Vaudeville theater.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 22, 2015 1:09 pm | Comments (20)
The state rejected Roshan Patel’s efforts to sell booze in the Annex neighborhood, not because of all the complaints from neighbors—but because New Haven had reached a little-known state-calculated limit for the number of liquor stores allowed within its boundaries.
Meanwhile, across town, a Westville Village landlord who beat Patel out for the last permit (by one day) has since seen her own plans dashed, and may end up opening her liquor store instead ... over in the Annex.
by Aliyya Swaby | May 19, 2015 3:36 pm | Comments (5)
Upper Westville neighbors celebrated taking one step toward the end of a protracted fight against a poverty landlord—and the possibility that they convinced at least one zoning board member to see it their way.
by Paul Bass | May 18, 2015 11:45 am
United Illuminating crew members started felling trees in Edgewood Park Monday—a day after nature started the job for them.
by Markeshia Ricks | May 18, 2015 11:43 am | Comments (11)
What a difference two years make.
by Lucy Gellman | May 14, 2015 11:50 am
“For me, the concert does have this feel of culminating,” said clarinetist David Perry of the Second Movement Series. “I’ve had this experience with a number of different pieces, of ‘how on earth did this person know that everybody was going to connect to that moment in this piece of music?’ and I think that’s what we’re going for on this one. Having had that experience of seeing the things that you can’t see, and also the things that you know exist that you can’t see. It’s like a pain up close ... but you pull back and see all this beauty. It sounds cheesy, but I think music has this amazing potential to bring people together, and that’s what we were aiming for with this series.”
by David Sepulveda | May 12, 2015 12:03 pm | Comments (4)
There was a buzz in the air. Visitors were coming, lots of them. Like a family hosting out-of-town guests, Westville’s community engine of businesses, residents, and volunteers revved up to roll out the neighborhood’s annual Artwalk festival, held over Mother’s Day weekend.
by Paul Bass | May 11, 2015 5:21 pm | Comments (9)
This locust tree has another week to remain standing—before it and a couple of dozen other orange-tagged aboreal Edgewood Park denizens get the axe.
by Allan Appel | May 8, 2015 1:03 pm
Salsa’s coming to Westville—not the sauce, but the equally spicy Afro-Caribbean rhythms of Alisa’s House of Salsa.