Monday’s accident was the second in five weeks at the construction site of the Yale chiller plant at 275 Winchester Ave. in Science Park.
City

1 dead, 3 injured in Science Park construction accident

September 14, 2010 • 1
One construction worker died and three others were injured after a steel beam collapsed at a Yale construction site in Science Park on Monday morning. The deceased worker, whose name has not been released, spent most of the day in critical condition at Yale-New Haven Hospital but died late Monday night, hospital spokesman Mark D’Antonio »
City

Four injured by fallen beam at Science Park construction site

September 13, 2010 • 0
A vertical steel frame of a building collapsed this morning at a Science Park construction site, injuring four workers, one of whom was pinned to the ground by the fallen beam. The New Haven Fire Department responded to the call and used training equipment to lift the beam off the worker, said city hall spokesperson »
City

American Apparel struggles with debt, falling stock

September 7, 2010 • 0
American Apparel’s future may be uncertain, but the company says it has no plans to close its New Haven branch. The Los Angeles-based clothing chain is struggling under more than $120 million in debt and its stock price has lost more than 65 percent of its value over the past year. The New Haven branch’s »
University

Downtown food co-op opening delayed

September 2, 2010 • 1
The opening of a food co-op at 360 State St. in downtown New Haven has been delayed three months until March 2011. Before the grocer can open on the ground floor of 360 State, the largest private construction development in New Haven’s history, Becker + Becker Associates, the project’s developer, must raise $7 million, said »
City

Jones ’11 continues to push living wage hike

September 1, 2010 • 0
It was standing-room only in the Aldermanic Chambers of New Haven City Hall Wednesday evening, as Yale community members and New Haven residents gathered to hear Ward 1 Alderman Mike Jones’ ’11 plan to raise the minimum wage for city employees and corporate and nonprofit partners. Jones and three other aldermen advanced yet another version »
The Prospect Street bridge renovation has been delayed once again, forcing Yale transit to reroute its shuttles and shift class times.
University

Utilities work bogs down Prospect bridge construction

August 27, 2010 • 1215
Some morning classes will start five minutes earlier. Shuttles to Science Hill will be diverted. And the renovation of the Prospect Street bridge has been delayed. Again. For the second year in a row, construction on the short span across the Farmington Canal, a bike trail from New Haven harbor to Northampton, Mass., and the »
Rudy’s Bar left its Elm Street location over the summer, after 76 years of business. It will reopen later this fall on the corner of Chapel and Howe streets.
City

Rudy’s to reopen on Chapel

August 27, 2010 • 2
Rudy’s Bar and Grill, the popular 76-year-old watering hole that left its spot on Elm Street this summer, will move to its new location on the corner of Chapel and Howe streets by October, its owner said. The bar will take over the space formerly occupied by the Indian-vegetarian restaurant Ahimsa, the adjacent juice bar »
Vendors at this year’s Pilot Pen Tournament distributed marketing materials to passersby. The tournament brought $26 million to New Haven in 2008.
University

Yale pitches in to save tournament

August 27, 2010 • 0
This year’s Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament comes to an end tomorrow night, but the rally to keep it in Connecticut for future years is heating up. Since the Pilot Pen Corporation of America announced it would drop its sponsorship of the tournament last November, the tournament’s director, Anne Worcester, and city officials have been working »
City

Future of Rudy’s lot remains unclear

July 21, 2010 • 0
Yalies looking to enjoy late night beer, billiards or frites all under one roof will have to set their sights on Chapel Street in the fall. Rudy’s Bar, the popular 76-year-old Elm Street watering hole, is preparing to close and move to the intersection of Chapel and Howe streets. Though owner Omer Ipek declined to »
City

After 48 years, Clark’s Dairy to close Sunday

May 26, 2010 • 0
After 48 years of legendary milkshakes, late-night grilled cheeses and root beer floats, Clark’s Dairy, the iconic Whitney Avenue diner, will close shop Sunday for the last time. The famed New Haven restaurant will shut its doors for “a variety of reasons,” said George Mihalakos, an employee and the son of Anthony Mihalakos, the Dairy’s »
University

360 State grocer may be co-op

April 26, 2010 • 0
Just over 10 years ago, the downtown area of Burlington, Vt., was left without a supermarket when its primary grocery provider went out of business. New Haven has been in a similar situation since late March when its only grocery store, the Shaw’s on Whalley Avenue, was shuttered. In order to meet the Burlington community’s »
City

Aldermen weigh grocer incentives for Shaw’s lot

April 22, 2010 • 0
New Haven is considering offering a tax incentive to attract a large-scale grocer to the former Shaw’s lot on Whalley Avenue. At the Board of Aldermen’s Community Development Committee meeting Wednesday evening, more than a dozen board and community members discussed ways the city can make the Dwight Place lot more attractive to a potential »