Jan 14th, 2012
4:49 pm
January 14th, 2012 | University
Tee hee hee the News gets pranked

In an email to the campus community Saturday afternoon, a mysterious sender named “Yale Daily News” claimed that the News would begin charging for its content. The emailer also claimed that, starting Jan. 16, online readers would only have access to 10 articles per month until they needed to purchase a subscription, and that papers […]

Jan 9th, 2012
10:49 am
January 9th, 2012 | City
New Haven has nation’s lowest apartment vacancy

New Haven has the lowest apartment vacancy rate in the nation, according to a a ranking released last week by Reis Inc., an organization that conducts studies on real estate markets. Clocking in at 2.1 percent, New Haven beat even notoriously saturated New York City, at 2.4 percent. New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. told […]

Jan 8th, 2012
7:57 pm
January 8th, 2012 | City
Insomnia Cookies opens on Chapel Street

Night owls, rejoice — Insomnia Cookies is ready to fill your every gluttonous late-night desire. The delivery chain started at the University of Pennsylvania opened its Chapel Street store last Wednesday. It sells a variety of desserts — nine types of cookies, three jumbo deluxe cookies, cookie cakes, brownies, chocolate milk (yum), ice cream and […]

Jan 8th, 2012
7:25 pm
January 8th, 2012 | City
Ay! Salsa empties out High Street location

Has a food cart won Battle Arepa? ¡Ay! Salsa, a beloved Latin restaurant at 25 High St., appears to have closed its doors. The restaurant’s space was emptied of all equipment, furniture and decoration as of Sunday afternoon, and a phone call to ¡Ay! Salsa’s number went unanswered. A construction worker inside ¡Ay! Salsa’s former […]

Dec 28th, 2011
7:42 pm
December 28th, 2011 | City
Richter’s will reopen “before the snow melts”

Six months after turning off its tap, historic Chapel Street pub Richter’s is slated to re-open under new management in early 2012, the New Haven Independent reported Wednesday. John Ginetti, co-owner of 116 Crown, took over Richter’s last summer with hopes of revitalizing the bar, famous for its 150-year history in downtown New Haven and […]

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