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St. Andrew’s Spirit Lives On At 115th Festa

by Freesia DeNaples | Jun 26, 2015 4:21 pm | Comments (1)

Freesia DeNaples Photo Curtains were pulled aside, and the image of a saint emerged.

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Uncertainty Laces HSC Seniors’ Farewell

by Aliyya Swaby | Jun 22, 2015 4:19 pm | Comments (1)

Erik Good teared up at the end of his speech to the graduating class of 2015—which he delivered days after the district suddenly removed him and two other administrators from their positions at High School in the Community.

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Vote For Me — Or At Least Please Vote

by Sebastian Medina-Tayac | Jun 3, 2015 10:12 am

Sebastian Medina-Tayac Photo At a campaign event replete with free doughnuts and dancing to the Cupid Shuffle, a candidate for New Haven’s school board wanted voters to know her plans for reforming secondary education—and, just as importantly, that an election is taking place at all.

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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 (20)

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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Address: 100 Temple Street New Haven, CT 06510, USA
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Address: John W Murphy Drive New Haven, CT 06513, USA
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