Chinese restaurant to open on Broadway
A new, quick-service Chinese restaurant called Junzi Kitchen is set to open at 21 Broadway this spring, replacing A-1 Pizza and adding to the growing number of new businesses on Broadway.
City garage gets a splash of color
As part of a city-wide effort to renovate and improve all of New Haven’s parking garages, the Crown Street Garage has received a new paint job.
City seeks Promise Zone distinction
After submitting an application late last month urging the federal government to recognize New Haven as a “Promise Zone,” the Elm City’s anti-poverty workers now await a decision from Capitol Hill.
Harp looks to increase homeless program oversight
Mayor Toni Harp has proposed creating a new administrative position to oversee the city’s homelessness prevention programs, a move that would streamline relations with local homeless service providers.
Cho avoids prison time
After accusations of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in wages from his employees and failing to cooperate fully with a Department of Labor investigation, Gourmet Heaven owner Chung Cho will not see the inside of a prison cell.
Labor relations director laid off
In an unexpected administrative reshuffle, Connecticut’s Director of Labor Relations Linda Yelmini has been asked to leave her post.
City crime ranking disputed
After a California-based real estate brokerage ranked New Haven as Connecticut’s most dangerous city, local authorities have dismissed the ranking as inaccurate.
Hands up, hundreds “walk out” to demand justice
A Monday afternoon protest on Cross Campus against the no-indictment in the shooting death of Michael Brown turned into a rousing call to students to fight for justice in the city that lies beyond Yale’s gates.
Black Friday brings Broadway business
Following the grand opening of seven new shops surrounding Yale’s campus, stores in the Broadway Shopping District offered Black Friday promotions and attracted a multitude of customers from beyond New Haven this past weekend.