by Brian Slattery | Oct 1, 2018 11:59 am
There’s a moment in Jen Silverman’s The Roommate when Sharon, a woman in her fifties putting her life together after a divorce, and Robyn, her new housemate, have already gotten to know each other a bit. They know about each others’ kids. Robyn knows about Sharon’s dissatisfaction with her marriage. Sharon knows Robyn knows how to grow weed. They’ve even shared a joint together. But then Sharon discovers that she doesn’t know the half of what’s going on with Robyn, and she’s scared by what she finds. She’s not sure she even knows Robyn’s real name anymore.
“But what were you born as?” Sharon asks her. And Robyn answers: “I was born as a malleable, changeable template.”
Continue reading ‘Long Wharf Makes Room’
by Brian Slattery | Sep 20, 2018 8:03 am
A handful of people in a scrappy Alcoholics Anonymous group, struggling to get sober and help everyone else stay sober, one day at a time. Two cops in Cleveland, and what happens when one of them pulls the trigger. A family in Uganda, each person in it just trying to make their way.
Continue reading ‘At Long Wharf, Addiction, Shootings, & Trip To Uganda’
by Markeshia Ricks | Sep 17, 2018 3:46 pm | Comments (21)
It took about 20 years, but the new Canal Dock Boathouse is open and ready to connect people to water.
Continue reading ‘What’s Up? (Canal) Dock!’
by Paul Bass | Aug 24, 2018 12:37 pm | Comments (52)
Out on Howard Avenue, 3-year-old Jameson Jones was vulnerable. A driver drove right into him. Sent him to the hospital. Could have killed him.
But according to the New Haven police interpretation of state law, Jones was not a “vulnerable user.” The driver, who admitted not watching the road, left the scene with a ticket for failing to grant the right of way to a pedestrian.
Continue reading ‘Crash Into A Kid? Still No Crime’
by Thomas Breen | Jul 27, 2018 12:37 pm | Comments (9)
Last week a group of 5-year-old New Haveners saw a bald eagle on the sand bluff of the Long Wharf Nature Preserve.
Continue reading ‘Trump Targets Bald Eagles’
by Carly Wanna | Jul 9, 2018 8:37 am | Comments (4)
In a quest to raise enough money to travel to Orlando for a basketball tournament, the New Haven Heat was lucky to bump into a U.S. senator Saturday.
Continue reading ‘SNAP & ICE On Murphy’s Last Mile’
by Markeshia Ricks | Jun 27, 2018 8:17 am | Comments (23)
What about arts? And sports?
And for goodness sake, where are all these people going to park?
Neighbors popped those questions Tuesday evening as they helped refine a vision for a new Long Wharf District.
Continue reading ‘Fun Factor Sought For Long Wharf Vision’
by Thomas Breen | Jun 7, 2018 5:16 pm | Comments (10)
Top New Haven Democrats bucked their party Wednesday night to line up behind an insurgent candidate for the state’s number-two elected job.
Continue reading ‘Eva Fever Hits New Haven’
by Brian Slattery | Jun 5, 2018 2:51 pm
Azhar Ahmed fled the war in Sudan in 2004. For a decade she lived with her husband in Cairo, working as a teacher and applying for refugee status in the United States. In June 2015 she and her husband finally arrived in New Haven. Her son was born six months ago, in a friend’s house.
“You have to start from the beginning,” she said, of her experience of arriving in the United States.
Continue reading ‘Long Wharf And IRIS Make A Unicorn’
by Serena Cho | Jun 4, 2018 9:01 am | Comments (5)
New Haven held its largest food truck festival yet at Long Wharf Pier last Saturday with 50 food trucks and a dragon boat regatta along the Quinnipiac River.
Continue reading ‘Food Truck Fest Fills Long Wharf’