Reentry facility gains zoning approval
Last week, the Board of Zoning Appeals granted approval for a house on 75 Henry St. to host a living facility for the Family ReEntry program, a nonprofit behavioral health group designed to help nonviolent male felons transition back into their communities after being released from prison.
Crown St. apartments gain zoning approval
The City Plan Commission approved a proposal last Wednesday for Metro Star Properties to build 12 studio apartments on Crown Street, setting construction plans into motion.
City app developer adopts Google technology
New Haven app developer MEA Mobile announced this week that its app has been chosen to use Google Wallet Instant Buy integration, a virtual payment system for smartphones.
Uber finds success at Yale despite safety concerns
As incidents of crime involving Uber gain media attention, state officials are voicing concerns about the ride-share company’s lack of regulation. Yet, the University has not advised students against the service, and it remains a popular transportation option among Yalies.
Square 9 to stay in New Haven as company expands
New Haven-based software company Square 9 will open a new, larger office downtown in June to accommodate increased staff and company growth, adding to a growing number of software and technology start-ups choosing to remain in the Elm City as they expand.
Five Guys to open downtown
A new Five Guys Burgers and Fries will open on Church Street downtown this spring, adding to an expanding number of fast-casual restaurants in the area.
Ivy Noodle to reopen under new name
After much confusion and speculation among students surrounding Ivy Noodle’s future, owner Coreen Guo confirmed Wednesday that the restaurant will re-open next month under the name Ivy Wok.
New Haven tests bioswale system
West Park Avenue will soon contain eight different models of bioswales as part of a research project headed by the Urban Resources Initiative and Yale scientists.