City | 4:13 pm | January 14, 2012 | By James Lu

Sophomore proposes new gate near Toad’s

A sophomore wants to install a new gate in hopes of keeping students safe around Toad's.

After 80 to 90 Quinnipiac University students were cited for public urination last fall, a Morse sophomore has proposed a new security gate between Toad’s Place and Mory’s to keep hooligans out. In a Saturday morning email to Morse and Stiles students, Alex Fisher ’14 put forward a proposal he said he submitted to the »

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 »

City | 8:05 pm | December 15, 2011 | By Nick Defiesta

Elm Bar tries to add karaoke machines, gets rejected

Elm Bar took over the longtime home of Rudy's Bar and Grill, which has since moved to the location above at the corner of Chapel and Howe Streets.

If you were hoping to let all that finals week angst out by belting Fleetwood Mac in public, Elm Bar might not be the place for you. In a Board of Zoning Appeals meeting Tuesday night, the Board of Aldermen rejected an application from Elm Bar owner Punhon Chan to bring karaoke and DJ equipment »