City | 1:08 pm | June 15, 2009 | By Snigdha Sur

New Haven’s own tennis-themed ‘American Idol’

  Last week, all that stood between ambitious kids and a spot on center court at the Pilot Pen tennis tournament was the singer JoJo. At the second annual Pilot Pen Tennis Casting Call, kids 12 and younger nervously vied for the gig to sing “America the Beautiful” at the tennis tournament held annually in »

City | 11:27 am | June 1, 2009 | By Snigdha Sur

Watch out, Pepe’s: Zinc to open a pizzeria

Given the legacy of Pepe’s and Sally’s, the co-owner of the restaurant Zinc, Donna Curran, admitted it herself: “Do pizza in this town? That sounded crazy.” But on June 11, her new venture — the “artisan” pizza eatery Kitchen Zinc — will take the place of Chow on Chapel Street, aiming to stand up to »