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 | 9:26 pm | December 15, 2011 | By Alex Chituc

Claire’s loses a founder

Frank Criscuolo, who along with his wife, Claire, operated Claire's Corner Copia for nearly four decades, died suddenly on Wednesday.

Frank Criscuolo, who along with his wife Claire became a fixture in downtown New Haven as the founder of Claire’s Corner Copia, died suddenly at his home in East Haven on Wednesday. He was 62. Frank and Claire Criscuolo operated Claire’s, a vegetarian restaurant famous for its cakes, together at its location at the corner »