The Board of Aldermen addressed challenges faced by the Livable City Initiative Thursday night.
City

Housing initiative questioned

November 16, 2012 • 0
Leaders of the Livable City Initiative met with aldermen Thursday night to discuss possible revisions for the LCI’s Residential Rental Licensing Program.
Kike Calvo, a photojournalist whose work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal and Vanity Fair, delivered a Master’s Tea Tuesday afternoon.
University

Photojournalist presents work on human life

October 10, 2012 • 0
On Tuesday afternoon, international photographer Kike Calvo presented on his professional evolution from photographing nature to documenting human life. Calvo, a photojournalist who works for National Geographic and the New York Times among other publications, gave a lecture to almost 40 Yalies in a Davenport College Master’s Tea titled “Life as a Photographer.” During his »
Union Station is Connecticut's first train terminal to offer valet parking
City

Valet service pulls into station

October 10, 2012 • 1
As of Oct. 2, Metro-North and Amtrak passengers can avoid the hassles of crowded garages with a new valet parking service. Union Station is the state’s first train terminal to offer valet parking — one solution to the city’s ongoing shortage of parking availability. A collaboration between the Department of Transportation and Park New Haven, »
City

Two years in, Promise receives new leader

October 5, 2012 • 0
New Haven Promise, a Yale-funded scholarship and support program created to encourage college enrollment, received a new assistant director in August. Suzanne Lyons, a Newington, Conn. native and social worker specializing in college access, was appointed to New Haven Promise in August, the organization announced earlier this week. Designed as a tool to keep talented »
City

New drinking law threatens homeowners

October 4, 2012 • 0
As of Oct. 1, 2012, underage drinkers can get Connecticut property owners charged with a misdemeanor offense. Under a new law passed this June, any Connecticut property owner who permits underage drinking in his or her household “recklessly or with criminal negligence” could face a minimum of $500 in fines or one year in prison »
Sports

Luu ’12 discusses team’s potential

January 19, 2012 • 0
The men’s swimming and diving team has been difficult to beat so far this season. The Bulldogs beat Penn and Dartmouth in Hanover, N.H. last weekend to run their undefeated record this season to 5–0. Among their achievements have been wins over Ivy foes Columbia and Cornell and the record-breaking time of 6:43.58, set by »
A symposium was held at the School of Architecture this weekend to discuss the lack of coherent building regulations in developing countries.
Culture

Architects debate safety practices

November 7, 2011 • 1
On Dec. 22, 2003, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck a populated area in central California and killed two people. Four days later, a magnitude 6.6 earthquake struck Bam, Iran. But that time, the death toll was 30,000. This kind of disparity was the subject of “Catastrophe and Consequence: The Campaign for Safe Buildings,” a symposium »
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City

Malloy endorses Mayor DeStefano

October 20, 2011 • 1
Gov. Dannel Malloy officially endorsed Mayor John DeStefano Jr. in his campaign for a record 10th term. At a press conference Wednesday afternoon with DeStefano at the Church Street headquarters of Grey Wall Software, a fledgling software company, Malloy said his endorsement was motivated by the mayor’s “truly extraordinary” economic and educational achievements. Malloy’s endorsement »
City

Green to be “occupied”

October 10, 2011 • 5
Starting Oct. 15, the New Haven Green will be the site of an indefinite “occupation.” One hundred fifty New Haven residents congregated on the New Haven Green Saturday night for the second organizational meeting of Occupy New Haven, a movement opposing corporate influence over American society that grew out of the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations »
Forty-seven workshops were held as part of Parent University on Satur- day at Gateway Community College.