by Thomas Breen | May 23, 2018 8:00 am | Comments (12)
The city is looking for a new tenant for a nearly 10,000 square-foot, publicly owned commercial space on Crown Street, with an eye toward bringing in a new music club sized between the College Street Music Hall and clubs like Café Nine.
Continue reading ‘Downtown’s Next Concert Venue?’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 21, 2018 2:09 pm | Comments (26)
After enduring criticism of their initial design, the developer and architect who plan to transform the vacant lot where the former Delaney’s used to stand showed off the latest iteration at the City Plan Commission.
Continue reading ‘Delaney’s New Design Redesigned’
by Thomas Breen | May 16, 2018 3:40 pm | Comments (12)
New Haven State Sen. Martin Looney endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ned Lamont and his city-centered approach to economic development — but warned against a plan Lamont had supported just a few weeks ago to expand New Haven’s airport.
Continue reading ‘Looney Endorses Lamont, Cautions On Tweed Expansion’
by Thomas Breen | May 16, 2018 12:12 pm | Comments (8)
Cut the accounting gimmicks. Don’t backload pension payments. And watch out for money lost to active investment fees.
Continue reading ‘New FRAC Report Sounds Budget Alarm’
by Paul Bass | May 16, 2018 7:50 am | Comments (26)
Yale University is refusing to let the public see how its cops dealt with a white graduate student who called in a complaint about a napping African-American graduate student — and to see whether cops treated the two students differently.
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by Thomas Breen | May 14, 2018 7:41 am | Comments (14)
With clearer signage, “dynamic” pricing, and technologically improved enforcement, the city’s transit department hopes to strip frustration and inefficiency from parking in New Haven and ensure that visitors and residents alike always have a place to park.
Continue reading ‘Parking Pilot Pushed To Open Up Spaces’
by Thomas Breen | May 11, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (1)
A landlord of a West River home at the center of a child lead poisoning debate formally ended his attempts to evict his groundfloor tenants after the tenants’ lawyer discovered a legal technicality that tripped up the case.
Continue reading ‘Eviction Withdrawn On Technicality’
by Paul Bass | May 10, 2018 4:47 pm | Comments (63)
The cops asked the black student why she had an “expired” Yale ID.
They didn’t ask the white student that.
Neither one had an expired ID.
Yale ID cards don’t have expiration dates on them.
Continue reading ‘Sleeping Student “Harassed” For Valid ID’
by Thomas Breen | May 10, 2018 1:51 pm | Comments (9)
Fifty New Haveners seized on their last public chance to influence next year’s budget by offering a litany of concerns with a proposed double-digit tax increase and the riskiness of borrowing a quarter of a billion dollars to fund city pensions.
Continue reading ‘Budget Watchdogs: No To Borrowing $250M For Pensions’
by Markeshia Ricks | May 9, 2018 7:53 am | Comments (5)
A committee of alders voted to try to preserve SROs in New Haven — while seeking to ensure that a proposed new zoning plan for Westville Village does not undercut that goal.
Continue reading ‘SRO Moratorium, Westville Zone Advance’