Med streets get safer

Half a year after the tragic death of Mila Rainof MED ’08 from a car collision in April, the city, in conjunction with Yale-New Haven Hospital, has broken ground to improve road safety in the medical school area. In the latest initiative of the Street Smarts Campaign, the New Haven Department of Transportation is working […]



Halloween goes green, on the Green At 10:30 a.m. today, Mayor John DeStefano Jr. will host his annual Halloween Parade on the New Haven Green. The parade, expected to host over 1200 costumed children, is themed “New Haven: Going Green” and will explore reusable energy options and promote city-wide recycling. This event is also intended […]


Trying to bEst the market

To mark the reopening of Italian restaurant Est Est Est last Thursday, owner and manager Gebril Ayman decorated his storefront with strings of red, blue, green, yellow and white flags. Ayman hopes the festive accoutrements — meant to celebrate upgraded kitchen equipment and new personnel — will help attract students to the Chapel Street eatery […]


Solar Youth, LEAP reach out to clean up

For a select group of New Haven youth, promoting personal growth, protecting the environment and doing the “Evaporation Dance” go hand in hand. Four local high-school students spoke Monday at Silliman College’s “Not Your Average Master’s Tea,” sponsored by the Dwight Hall Urban Fellows, about their leadership and involvement in combining environmentalism and camaraderie into […]


National alcohol-awareness month opens at city library

The New Haven Free Public Library has won a new ally — the Commission on Substance Abuse Policy and Prevention. In order to promote awareness of the potentially fatal consequences of alcohol, the New Haven Commission on Substance Abuse Policy and Prevention on Wednesday kicked off National Awareness Month — a series of lectures, presentations […]