by Allan Appel | Nov 16, 2018 12:15 pm | Comments (1)
A restaurateur is planning to open a new high-end Indian restaurant in the corridor between Broadway’s Yale Booskstore and the Apple Store, at the site of the shuttered Thali Too, a vegetarian Indian eatery that closed in 2017.
He plans to get a liquor license. But, he said, his people will be very well-behaved — so he doesn’t see why he’d have to close up at 11:30 p.m.
Continue reading ‘Thali Too Successor Wins Right To Stay Open Late’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 16, 2018 7:30 am | Comments (4)
A Greenwich developer cleared the last administrative hurdle in his plans to convert the upper levels of two adjacent Chapel Street buildings into 29 market-rate apartments.
Continue reading ‘Downtown Office-To-Residential Proposal Clears City Plan’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 16, 2018 7:28 am | Comments (3)
In a town where getting a good slice is a given, Robin Bodak and Doug Coffin thought adding one more place to the apizza landscape couldn’t hurt, especially when in a place where people have good memories.
Continue reading ‘“Next Door” Reimagines The Neighborhood Bar’
by Jake Dressler | Nov 15, 2018 2:47 pm | Comments (6)
Family and friends are filtering in and out of Rubber Match to console the owner, George Zito, in the coming weeks before the store closes its doors for good.
Continue reading ‘Head Shop/Futon King Ends 45-Year Run’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 15, 2018 2:17 pm | Comments (1)
Four years of legal disputes over the proposed development of the old Comcast service center on Chapel Street are just about over, paving the way for a busy Norwalk-based developer to convert the property into 200 luxury apartments.
Continue reading ‘Good News For Spinnaker At Comcast Building, Audubon’
by Thomas Breen | Nov 15, 2018 7:34 am | Comments (19)
A plan to convert the long-vacant and historic Pirelli Building into a 165-room hotel received approval from the City Plan Commission despite a one-hour push by labor-affiliated alders and city staff to stall the proposal.
Continue reading ‘Pirelli Hotel Plan Survives Surprise Attack’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 6, 2018 7:40 am | Comments (4)
Rick Epstein didn’t want work to get in the way of his employees’ civic duty. So his insurance company joined more than 300 across the country giving their employees time off to go vote.
Continue reading ‘Employers Incentivize The Vote’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 1, 2018 8:35 pm | Comments (15)
It took brothers Tim and Shaun Wilson a little longer than they’d hope to get the doors of the city’s first production brewery and beer hall open — about three years — but nobody was counting during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at their Nicoll Street facility.
Continue reading ‘Suds Up In Goatville!’
by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 1, 2018 1:12 pm | Comments (13)
Forty-two luxury apartments are coming to the former Whitney Avenue headquarters of the Red Cross.
Continue reading ‘Luxury Transformation Of Red Cross HQ Underway’
by Thomas Breen | Oct 31, 2018 3:20 pm | Comments (21)
New owners of a former clock factory on the industrial “Mill River” side of Wooster Square have moved to evict a nearly two-decade-old strip club as they prepare to convert the complex into 130 low-income housing units and artist lofts.
Continue reading ‘As Lofts Loom, Strip Club Gets The Boot’