City’s main street project gets underway
Over the weekend, about 25 residents from communities around Grand, Whalley and Dixwell Avenues spent 14 hours together at the Hall of Records, learning the “Main Street Approach” to neighborhood economic revitalization.
Pitkin Plaza welcomes new café
G Café, a restaurant specializing in high-quality artisanal breads, opened its second branch last Friday on Orange Street.
Elm City Music Fest kicks off
This weekend marked the first annual Elm City Music Fest, a three-day long concert held in nearby Hamden, Connecticut.
Yale expands United Way partnership
This month marks the start of the United Way and Yale partnership campaign, an annual fundraiser where Yale employees give part of their paycheck to serve New Haven.
YHHAP event offers new services
Over a hundred members of New Haven’s homeless population gathered in St. Paul’s Church at 57 Olive St. Friday morning, receiving dental checkups, legal aid and other social services.
Early voting amendment fails
Connecticut elected a Democratic governor this year, but Tuesday was a bittersweet night for many state Democrats as Question 1, also known as the Early Voting Amendment, failed at the polls.
J. Press to rebuild at 262 York
After initiating the project over a year ago, men’s clothing store J. Press is set to demolish its 262 York St. building and reconstruct a replacement.
Alders approve firefighter contract
After years of administrative turmoil at the New Haven Fire Department, the Board of Alders unanimously approved a contract extension through June 2018.
Harp pledges Ebola aid
Three weeks after New Haven experienced a taste of the fear and uncertainty surrounding Ebola, Mayor Toni Harp announced a fundraising initiative to aid the fight against the virus in Sierra Leone.
ACLU hosts talk on police militarization
Roughly 30 Yale students, New Haven community members and residents of neighboring towns gathered in Harkness Hall for the forum organized by the ACLU’s Connecticut chapter and the ACLU Yale undergraduate chapter.