Jiahui Hu
Staff Reporter
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Banh mi arrives on Orange Street

Duc Nguyen — who spent 13 years as a researcher at the Yale School of Medicine — will see his dream to open a Vietnamese restaurant become a reality Monday, with the opening of Duc’s Place on 167 Orange St.

Olympia finalizes new leases

Alexion Pharmaceuticals and Sportsometry, a nonprofit that teaches Elm City students math through sports, found reason to celebrate Wednesday afternoon as they signed leases for additional space.

Tea business closes down

Kettles stopped boiling and leaves ceased steeping at the The Green Teahouse — a shop that sold and served authentic Chinese tea on 1008 Chapel St. — while Yale undergraduates were on spring break.

The Haven edges forward

The Haven — an upscale $200 million West Haven shopping outlet housing 100 shops, six restaurants, a waterfront promenade and a 200-seat amphitheater — moved […]

New restaurants to serve noodles, beer

Two establishments — one serving craft beer and the other Asian fusion noodles — will join downtown New Haven’s bar and restaurant scene in the […]

Demolition begins at Church Street South

Bulldozers arrived at Church Street South last week to raze the first of the 300-unit apartment complex’s concrete structures — poorly maintained remnants of a 50-year-old housing project, which is due for demolition after the city condemned them last fall.

Ice cream, dairy store opens on Chapel

Arethusa Farm Dairy opened its doors on 1020 Chapel St. Thursday morning to the sweet aroma of waffle cones.

City heiress distributes $1 million

Heiress Wendy Hamilton — a New Haven resident, former nurse at Yale-New Haven Hospital and Elm City activist — is donating her recent, roughly $1 million inheritance to various causes in the Elm City.

Coliseum hotel to be selected

After four years of renderings, pitches and site visits, real estate advisory firm LiveWorkLearnPlay has narrowed the list of hotel companies competing to put a new location in the Coliseum parking lot from nine to three.

Tex-Mex restaurants face competition

In the hyper-competitive world of commerce on Broadway, the stakes are especially high for eateries with similar offerings, such as Tex-Mex staples Salsa Fresca and Tomatillo.

Brick Oven to remain on Howe

Amid fears that Pizza at the Brick Oven’s lease on Howe Street would be purchased by real estate firm Noble Investment Group, the eatery received confirmation that their brick-and-mortar space will not be transformed into a new Marriott hotel during a Tuesday meeting.