J.R. Reed
Staff Reporter
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Recent Broadway closures raise questions

Over the past two months, three businesses within 100 yards of each other on Broadway Ave. have closed down — sparking questions over the ideal composition of retail surrounding Yale..

Metro North to offer more off-peak trains

Starting this November, Yalies and other Metro-North riders will experience fewer delays during their travels, as trains will begin running every half-hour between New Haven and New York City.

iPhone 6 draws brawl on Broadway

Three days after the iPhone 6’s much-anticipated release, tensions between customers in line at the Apple Store on 65 Broadway Ave. boiled over into a brawl on Monday morning.

Plans for Courtyard Marriott expansion face opposition

Marriott’s plans to build a new Residence Inn in the Dwight neighborhood are facing serious opposition from neighborhood residents.

Elm City Market faces uncertain future

Facing $500,000 in rent debt, Elm City Market ­— one of the few grocery stores in downtown New Haven — awaits the final verdict on how the business will navigate intense financial pressure.

Uber, a new option for Yalies

After the car-sharing service Uber launched across Connecticut this past April, Yalies are sorting out whether the new transportation app will gain traction on campus.

Development could connect Wooster Square to Downtown

When Ray Kimsey ’73 ARC ’75 was at school 40 years ago, crossing from downtown into Wooster Square was like entering a “no man’s land.”

Olea to offer fusion food to students

Just six months after Ibiza Restaurant closed, a new restaurant featuring Spanish and Mediterranean cuisine opened its doors at 39 High St.

Dixwell awaits new restaurant arrivals

In the wake of Elm City staples Educated Burgher and A-1 Pizza’s closing this summer, two new eateries are set to open down the street at 9 Dixwell Ave.

International retailers to share One Broadway space

Clothing boutique Emporium DNA and cosmetics store Kiko Milano will set up shop at One Broadway.

Educated Burgher Closes Down

After New Haven classic Educated Burgher closed the curtains on a 37 year-run this past month, two prime locations along Yale’s Broadway Shopping District have now become vacant.