Panache hair salon closes

November 10, 2010 • 2
After 22 years of operation, Panache Hair Salon in Chapel Street’s Sherman Alley will close its doors Saturday. Because of financial troubles, Panache owner Florence Pieczko is being forced to close up shop. Surrounding business owners expressed concern that the salon’s closing will decrease foot traffic in the already tucked away alley. According to court »

Katz talks cocktail culture

November 3, 2010 • 0
Cocktail consultant, mixologist and self-proclaimed “professional drinker” Allen Katz told Yale students the secret to becoming a skilled bartender Tuesday: Drink a lot and take pleasure in tasting different alcohols. The Yale Sustainable Food Project, along with the Branford College Master’s Office, co-sponsored a master’s tea and a later cocktail tasting with Katz, the director »

Law School panel weighs in on death penalty

October 21, 2010 • 1
As the sentencing for Stephen Hayes, a convicted murderer in the 2007 home invasion case in Chesire, begins this week, a panel of three opponents of capital punishment gathered at Yale Law School Wednesday to discuss their views. Connecticut State Representative Gary Holder-Winfield, Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry Cox and Juan Melendez, a man »

Miya’s owner talks sushi, sustainability

October 19, 2010 • 6
Bun Lai, sushi guru and owner of Miya’s Sushi on Howe Street, brought samples of sustainable sushi for students to savor during a talk about his past, his restaurant and the world of “eco-friendly sushi” at a Calhoun Master’s Tea he gave Monday. In conjunction with the Calhoun Master’s Office, the Yale Sustainable Food Project »