by Markeshia Ricks | Nov 16, 2018 7:28 am | Comments (5)
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 Markeshia Ricks | Jul 31, 2018 7:09 am | Comments (2)
New Haven will feed thousands of children meals this summer. It may be harder to do that next summer, thanks to potential changes to the federal funding that helps pay for the food.
Continue reading ‘Summer Meals Program Thrives — For Now’
by Thomas Breen | Jul 5, 2018 7:12 am | Comments (17)
Mike Zullo tossed a ball of pizza dough in the air, rolled it flat, and topped it with sauteed mushrooms and slices of yellow summer squash that had been prepared in an adjacent kitchen earlier in the day.
As he lifted the pizza into a massive wood-fired oven, customers just a few feet away flipped through a drinks menu that contains cocktails infused with syrups and infusions made in that very same kitchen.
Continue reading ‘Humphrey’s Reborn With Pizza, Craft Beer’
by Lucy Gellman | Aug 30, 2017 1:56 pm | Comments (36)
A popular East Street coffee shop is seeking to branch out to evening wine sales — with some neighbors preparing to fight rather than sip.
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by Joan Cavanagh | May 25, 2017 12:45 pm | Comments (2)
This year marks the third anniversary of New Haven activist Theresa Carr‘s death. The following was submitted by community member and former Spinsters Opposed to Nuclear Genocide (SONG) member Joan Cavanagh, a friend of Carr.
Continue reading ‘In Jocelyn Square, A White Oak For Theresa Carr’
by Markeshia Ricks | Apr 13, 2017 2:05 pm | Comments (6)
How late should restaurants with bars be allowed to stay open? What should matter more in the decision — the bar’s need to make money, or nearby residents needing sleep?
The Board of Zoning Appeal considered those questions, then decided to allow two proposed restaurant/bars on different sides of town to serve alcohol and provide a reduced amount of parking.
Continue reading ‘Money Wins Out Over Sleep In Zoning Votes’
by Lucy Gellman | Apr 6, 2017 2:22 pm | Comments (9)
Big Green Truck Pizza is planning to lay down brick-and-mortar roots — and feed the surrounding Jocelyn Square neighborhood the way owner Doug Coffin remembers Humphrey’s restaurant doing in the 1990s.
Continue reading ‘Big Green Pizza Rolls Into Humphrey’s’
by Paul Bass | Sep 26, 2016 3:11 pm | Comments (15)
Thirty-eight trees and an old electrical substation are set to become history as United Illuminating crews begin to upgrade service in Fair Haven, Jocelyn Square and a slice of East Rock.
Continue reading ‘UI Starts $2.6M East Side Modernization’
by Staff | May 10, 2016 2:35 pm | Comments (3)
A black bear roamed around the Mill River, East Rock, Fair Haven, and Jocelyn Square Tuesday before cops and state Department of Environmental Protection officers cornered him, tranquilized him, and took him away.
Continue reading ‘Visiting Bear Tranquilized’
by Markeshia Ricks | Feb 11, 2015 4:08 pm | Comments (3)
With shallots and garlic sautéing in a pan, Chef Pete Jaynes could have reached for a nice white wine for his sauce. But Valentine’s Day is coming. So instead he reached for the champagne to deglaze his pan.
Continue reading ‘Humphrey’s East Reborn As Park Place East’