by Christopher Peak | Aug 10, 2017 7:51 am | Comments (19)
After thwarting other developers’ plans for years with ultimately unsuccessful lawsuits, a Philadelphia-based landlord criticized for not maintaining a Wooster Square apartment complex has gone to court yet again to try to stop a competitor from building on vacant property across Chapel Street.
Continue reading ‘New Lawsuit Ties Up Building Plans, Again’
by Christopher Peak | Jul 19, 2017 7:58 am | Comments (10)
New Haven will get its first “beauty bar” in Wooster Square, now that the concept has won approval from city zoners.
Continue reading ‘So Long, Fuel. Hello Makeovers’
by Staff | Jul 13, 2017 8:00 am | Comments (5)
Police were on the scene interviewing witnesses in Wooster Square Thursday morning following a reported attack on a woman in her home.
Continue reading ‘Woman, 25, Attacked In Home Invasion’
by Allan Appel | Jul 11, 2017 12:51 pm | Comments (4)
Those of us who are creatures of habit, especially driving habits, will just have to get used to approaching the Chapel Street Bridge, reading the unambiguous signs, saying, “oops” yet again, and taking the detours into or out of Downtown and Wooster Square.
Continue reading ‘Chapel Street Bridge Redecked; Repainting To Come’
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 7, 2017 11:53 am | Comments (2)
William McLaurin worried he wouldn’t have time to work on his freestyle stroke during the summer. Thanks to Conte West’s second summer as a public pool, now he will.
Continue reading ‘Wooster Square Swims Into Summer’
by Allan Appel | Jul 7, 2017 7:39 am | Comments (6)
There’s a lot of hammering going on on Grand Avenue these days around Franklin Street.
That’s because the fifth floor and roof of the reconfigured Farnam Townhouses on Grand Avenue at Franklin are just being framed in, and the project remains on schedule and on budget for a Spring, 2018 ribbon-cutting.
Continue reading ‘Farnam Raises The Roof’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 29, 2017 12:47 pm | Comments (5)
When Caroline Smith first moved to New Haven from Lexington, Kentucky, she would never have defined herself by her relationship to a city.
Continue reading ‘Millennial Takes Downtown-Wooster Helm’
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 28, 2017 7:47 am | Comments (1)
An unlikely group of tenants has claimed a Wooster Square hotspot for a second year in a row, drawing both friends and foes before they fly south later this summer.
Continue reading ‘Herons Come Home To Roost’
by Paul Bass | Jun 22, 2017 1:30 pm | Comments (17)
Call it a love story, in two acts.
Continue reading ‘When Mary Lou Met Peter Met New Haven’
by Christopher Peak | Jun 21, 2017 2:32 pm | Comments (4)
Most parents know what to expect on Graduation Day. But the mother of a New Horizons High School student wasn’t sure — even on the morning of the ceremony — if her son would get his diploma on Tuesday.
Her son, Malik James, had revived his scholastic career following a slide induced by his best friend’s murder. But he still needed to pass one more test to make up the missing credits.
Continue reading ‘Malik Makes The Deadline’