by Allan Appel | Oct 2, 2015 1:52 pm
It began with profound silence. Then smoking incense, and then the din of a distant bell.
by Allan Appel | Sep 30, 2015 12:13 pm | Comments (3)
Luis Rivera liked the part where the hungry soldiers returning from war tricked the peasants into contributing a hidden carrot, potato, and other good stuff to cook up, literally, a new culinary creation: tasty stone soup.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 23, 2015 8:43 am | Comments (31)
Westville neighbors living near the intersection of Chapel Street and Central Avenue were awakened in the wee hours of the morning not by an alarm, but the sound of a driver crashing into cars parked along the street.
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 18, 2015 12:07 pm | Comments (2)
The former home to Westville Wines won support from the City Plan Commission for an proposal to transform the Whalley Avenue property into a new six-unit retail and office space—with a caveat.
by Paul Bass | Sep 18, 2015 12:01 pm | Comments (1)
When Kathleen Federico smelled smoke inside her house Wednesday night, she grabbed Maya, her pet Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and headed outside.
by Allan Appel | Sep 18, 2015 12:00 pm
A special girls’ competition in roller skating attracted a crowd on McKinley Avenue between Fountain and Willard streets. A three-legged race and a centipede race got lots of families involved too. A great drum corps competition in Beecher Park. And let’s hope you didn’t miss the formal dedication of that cannon on Whalley Avenue opposite the cemetery.
by Lucy Gellman | Sep 17, 2015 2:04 pm
At Lyric Hall, Alex Nicks was crafting her song in bits. A sunset falling over New Haven. A senpai with half a pancake for a face. A big, cavernous room across which two characters might be able to see each other. Scratch that. A hallway. No. A more abstracted space, with enough breathing room for the song to exist on its own, punctuated by bouts of laughter and Anthony Duff’s beat boxing from the corner.
by Aliyya Swaby | Sep 13, 2015 12:06 pm
The former location of Westville Wines might someday be a row of artist studios—if neighbors settle worries about parking.
by Staff | Sep 10, 2015 1:04 pm
Some people in the United States may not have heard of Rabbi Jon-Jay Tilsen of Westville’s Congregation Beth-El Israel (BEKI). Their loss.
by Staff | Sep 10, 2015 12:06 pm | Comments (3)
A standout west side cop chased down a suspect in a rash of Westville car break-ins—and ended up sidelined with an injured elbow.