Plans for York Square fall through

October 7, 2005 • 0
Ward 1 Alderwoman Rebecca Livengood ’07’s proposal to replace York Square Cinema with a Yale and community-owned cooperative theater is no longer be feasible after the owners of the space on Broadway said a new renovation schedule will interfere with Livengood’s plans. The perceived change in plan is likely to affect Livengood’s re-election platform, which »

Luxury housing in city increases

October 7, 2005 • 1
Demand for luxury housing among New Haven’s wealthier residents has resulted in an overall hike in housing prices, which has left some members of the community concerned that high costs are making the Elm City less affordable. Median prices for rentals and condiminiums are rising in New Haven along with salaries of New Haven residents. »

City looks at its flood vulnerability

September 16, 2005 • 1
In 1985, Hurricane Gloria made landfall in New Haven, flooding the city’s coastline. Only the residents of a nursing home that lost power and 12 stranded passers-through sought shelter through the city’s Office of Emergency Management. But in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Haven’s natural disaster and emergency response efforts have warranted a second »

DeStefano addresses Yale College Democrats

September 6, 2005 • 1
Mayor John DeStefano Jr. urged freshmen who packed the Branford College common room Monday evening to engage in the political life of their new home. DeStefano, who spoke to about 100 students at the Yale College Democrats’ first meeting of the year, emphasized student involvement in the Democratic Party at the local, state and national »