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She Wore A Fuchsia Boa

by Peter Webster | May 26, 2015 12:14 pm | Comments (2)

Charlotte Murphy Photo The Queen of Wooster Square is gone.

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Fuel On The Move

by Markeshia Ricks | May 25, 2015 2:46 pm | Comments (11)

Markeshia Ricks Photo By the end of the summer Fuel Coffee Shop plans to say goodbye to the corner of Chapel and Chestnut streets.

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Blue Door Opens New Artistic Worlds

by Lucy Gellman | May 19, 2015 3:34 pm

Victor Agran Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s winding and cavernous Carceri, reimagined and rendered in bright watercolor for the year 2015. The late New Haven Coliseum, captured gracefully in stages of its demolition. Floating, torso-less anuses blooming into dahlias. A fantasy plane of strings and one blown-up, unattached molar, suspended in a universe that is not quite of this world or the next.

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No Homes In 1st-Floor Storefront, Zoners Rule

by Aliyya Swaby | May 18, 2015 11:44 am | Comments (5)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Wooster Square neighbors will have to wait for the right development project to come to their stretch of Grand Avenue.

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Finish Line In Mind, Principal Gets Creative

by Aliyya Swaby | May 6, 2015 8:10 am | Comments (6)

Aliyya Swaby Photo Larry Conaway is counting down until graduation. Wednesday marks 9 days until final exams and 25 until his students graduate—and at his alternative school, all 16 of his seniors need an extra hand to get there.

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Planting Begins For Harvey’s Walk

by Peter Webster | May 4, 2015 8:14 am

Contributed Photos Wooster Square activist Peter Webster sent in this write-up and these photos. Click here and here for previous articles about this project.

The shabby, neglected dumping-ground called Russo Park, on the tiny connecting street between Chapel Street and Wooster Street, site of the Saturday Wooster Square City Seed Farmers Market, is being recast in splendor: Harvey’s Walk.

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Welcome To The Roast, Population: Andy

by C.A. Nolte | May 4, 2015 8:00 am | Comments (1)

C.A. Nolte Photo Before he was roasted, Andy Sharpe stepped out of Joker’s Wild Comedy Club on Wooster Street for a cigarette. The interior of the club was dim, amber light filling the space everywhere except for the stage, where the spot light rested on an empty podium. Two rows of armless chairs lined the stage to the left, where the roasters would sit. A wicker chair with cushioned footstool, looking like a castoff from the set of Golden Girls, was positioned between the stage and the roasters’ bleachers. A few people milled about, ordering drinks.

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Cherry Blossom Festival Draws Thousands To Wooster Square Park

by Lucy Gellman | Apr 27, 2015 8:51 am | Comments (14)

Lucy Gellman Photo Over1,000 people filled Wooster Square Park to dance, nibble, and simply celebrate an annual rite of spring.

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Antique Clocks Bloom At Cherry Blossom Festival

by Allan Appel | Apr 24, 2015 2:08 pm | Comments (2)

Allan Appel Photo Not all the flowers may be out in time for Sunday’s Cherry Blossom Festival in Wooster Square, but 50 clocks will be.

The still-working antique time pieces from the 1880s to the 1950s, all manufactured by the New Haven Clock Company, will be ticking away in a first-time pop-up exhibition to highlight local collectors of home-grown timepieces.

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Would A Narrower Olive Street Slow Cars?

by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 24, 2015 1:17 pm | Comments (29)

Paul Bass Photo Doug Hausladen and Giovanni Zinn brought speeding-weary Wooster Street neighbors promises of a “beacon” of hope for a fatal road. Some wanted stop signs instead—but not necessarily bike lanes.

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Parking Violation/Abandoned Auto
May 26, 2015 8:51 pm
Address: 6 Lyon Street New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 5

A gray Smart car with MA commercial plates and no resident sticker has been parked for...

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Trash & Recycling
May 26, 2015 8:46 pm
Address: 2074 Chapel St New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 1

Trash not picked up at 2074 Chapel St

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