Blue State sells charity CD

Fans of Blue State Coffee on Wall Street can now get a shot of punk rock while sipping their morning lattes — and for a good cause. Since last month, the coffee shop has been selling its punk rock CD, “A State of Blue,” in support of community organizations in Rhode Island, where Blue State’s […]


Holiday sales saw success

Even the continued economic recession could not keep New Haven residents indoors this holiday season. Managers and owners of 11 downtown stores interviewed all said they were not disappointed by their sales in the past few weeks. Eight of the 11 reported an increase in profit from the previous holiday season, though revenue was not […]


Vendors bank on The Game

Caroline Nguyen ’13 is looking forward to showing her spirit at her first Game — in part, by purchasing lots of merchandise. And at the Yale Bowl on Saturday, she will have a chance to do so. For many years, Campus Customs on Broadway, the officially licensed Yale merchandise store, and the Boston Culinary Group, […]


Save-A-Lot seeks Staples lot

A potential tenant for 84 Whalley Ave., which Staples will vacate next Saturday, has some area residents up in arms. Save-A-Lot, a national discount grocery chain, filed papers Friday seeking permission from the City Board of Zoning Appeals to turn the 17,000 square-foot building into a discount grocery store. Sheila Masterson, executive director of the […]


Garbage swindler sued

Yale may soon recover funds lost after years of being swindled by a reputed mafia boss and trash mogul charged with fraud. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal LAW ’73 filed a civil lawsuit two weeks ago against James E. Galante to reclaim millions of dollars Galante stole from customers over a 16-year period ending in […]


Bond provision up for reapproval

The question will allow New Haven residents a chance to either reauthorize or reject the City and Town Development Act, which enables the Board of Aldermen to provide state bonds and tax breaks to businesses and developers. The legislation must be approved by Connecticut municipalities every five years to remain in effect because of a […]


M. CREW: Y150 finishes fourth

The Y150 gave a strong all-around performance at its penultimate race Sunday at the Princeton 3-Mile Chase. The Bulldogs took fourth, sixth and 20th place in the men’s varsity lightweight eights at Lake Carnegie. The Y150 also took fifth and 10th place in the men’s freshman lightweight eights, as well as fourth, eighth, 10th and […]

M. CREW: Heavyweights fail to defend title

The Yale heavyweight crew ended its season on a low note, losing its title as the defending champion of the Princeton 3-Mile Chase on Sunday. Racing on a beautiful sunny day, the heavyweight varsity eight settled for second place in the contest. The second varsity finished 17th, while the third varsity came in 21st. Yale […]

W. CREW: Elis achieve a three-peat

The Yale women’s crew ended its fall season with a three-peat victory at the Princeton Chase this past weekend. The Bulldogs’ boats took first, sixth, 13th and 38th place in the women’s varsity eight at Lake Carnegie. This is the third time in a row that the Yale A boat has won the event in […]

Rite Aid, Staples lots up for grabs

Just over a month after the neighboring Rite Aid closed, property managers of the Staples office supply store on Whalley Avenue, which will close Nov. 21, are already in talks with prospective tenants for both properties. Yale is not purchasing the lots, said Abigail Rider, Associate Vice President and University Properties Director. Staples employees at […]


Briefly: Rell says she expects $182 million for Gateway Community College

On Tuesday, Gov. M. Jodi Rell announced that the state Bond Commission is expected to approve on Oct. 30 over $182 million for the construction of a new Gateway Community College campus downtown. “This project represents a gateway to academic excellence and future job growth in Connecticut,” Rell said in a statement Tuesday. Construction for […]


LIGHTWEIGHT CREW: Lightweight fours top college field

The Y150 continued its winning streak in enemy territory this weekend. At the Head of the Charles regatta in Cambridge, Mass., the Yale men’s lightweight crew finished first among all collegiate crews in the men’s lightweight fours. The Bulldogs also finished sixth in the men’s lightweight eights. Yale took fourth place in the lightweight fours […]