Dominique Castanheira
Staff Reporter
Dominique Castanheira covers business, unions, and the economy in New Haven.
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Atticus Market highlights local suppliers in opening event

On Thursday afternoon, the new Atticus Market is set to celebrate local suppliers in an outdoor patio event. Downtown cafe and bookstore Atticus opened an […]

An up close view of the wordmark of Atticus Market on its window.
Outdoor dining blooms at reopened Orange Street Promenade

Last Friday, the city celebrated the reopening of the Orange Street Promenade, expanding outdoor dining offerings in New Haven. The promenade – a closed street […]

Food Business Accelerator program holds annual Pitch Day

The New Haven-based Food Business Accelerator program held its annual Pitch Day on April 1 — showcasing the business ideas of food entrepreneurs to community […]

The Food Business Accelerator’s annual Pitch Day held in a virtual webinar.
Federal American Rescue Plan aids New Haven restaurants, entertainment

Help could be on the way for struggling New Haven restaurants and entertainment venues. The recently passed American Rescue Plan Act, or ARP, which was […]

An educational sign about COVID-19 stands next to a sign about the stores nearby on Chapel St.
Community supports Oriental Pantry after break-in

Around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, Oriental Pantry — an Asian market on Orange Street — was broken into and robbed. The community has since rallied […]

Yoon-ock Kim prepares bibimbap in the kitchen area of Oriental Pantry
New Haven Eats Outdoors 2021 promotes outdoor dining

During a Tuesday webinar, the city of New Haven announced that it will formally roll out an initiative to increase outdoor dining on April 1. […]

New Haven restaurants innovate in face of pandemic

For the past year, restaurants have shifted their operations to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. An S&P Global Market Intelligence article found that from Jan. […]

With record-low ridership, transit leaders discuss future of business and COVID-19

Despite popular belief, mass transit is not a major source of coronavirus transmissions. That was the message at a Tuesday panel sponsored by the Connecticut […]

A CT Transit bus picks up passengers at a bus stop in the rain.
Luxury apartments open in converted Red Cross headquarters

Last October, 42 luxury apartments opened in East Rock — tying together the city’s past and present. The Whitney Modern, an apartment complex hosting three […]

New Haven offers discounted menus to boost restaurant scene

Thirty-three New Haven restaurants will take part in a city-wide “New Haven To Go!” takeout promotion beginning next Sunday. The promotion, which will run until […]

Yale photography acquisition depicts evolution of medicine

Over the past four-and-a-half decades, ophthalmologist and historian Stanley B. Burns has collected more than a million photographs that depict the evolution of medicine. Recently, […]