University | 4:49 pm | January 14, 2012 | By Danny Serna

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 »

City | 10:49 am | January 9, 2012 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

New Haven has nation’s lowest apartment vacancy

The 360 State Street building is 31 floors.

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 »

City | 7:57 pm | January 8, 2012 | By Danielle Trubow

Insomnia Cookies opens on Chapel Street

Insomnia Cookies, which specializes in providing desserts into the wee morning hours, is now open 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 »

City | 7:25 pm | January 8, 2012 | By Nick Defiesta

Ay! Salsa empties out High Street location

Ay! Salsa had been emptied out as of Sunday afternoon.

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 »

City | 7:42 pm | December 28, 2011 | By Daniel Sisgoreo

Richter’s will reopen “before the snow melts”

Chapel Street hangout Richter's will reopen sometime in early 2012, according to its new owner.

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 »