Khuan-Yu Hall
Staff Reporter
Khuan-Yu Hall covers business, unions, and the economy. He is a sophomore in Davenport, from Hartland, Vermont, studying Computer Science and Ethics, Politics, and Economics.
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Last New Haven Blue State replaced by G Cafe as chain closes entirely

The popular chain’s remaining locations in New Haven, Hartford and Providence have now closed. G Cafe will take over the Orange Street storefront.

City employees fight for fair contract after two years of delay

City librarians hope that a new contract will help address concerns regarding pay, staffing and number of hours they are required to work.

Cityseed promotes a new local food ecosystem

Since 2004, Cityseed has been increasing local residents’ access to the food industry.

Paul Bass ’82, a giant in local life, steps down as New Haven Independent editor

Bass will return to full-time reporting as managing editor Tom Breen steps up to oversee the nonprofit outlet’s daily operations.

New Haven’s Town Green District fosters reemerging downtown

Since 1997, the Town Green District has worked with businesses and city officials to develop the area's economy, businesses and public spaces.

Over a thousand call for Yale to remain union-neutral at Local 33 rally

Graduate student workers described an email sent by administration in September as “anti-union” and called on the University to allow unionization efforts to proceed without interference.

Three of four Blue State Coffee locations close their doors

After 18 years in New Haven, the owners of Blue State Coffee are vacating three of their stores as Common Grounds Cafe moves in. The location on Orange Street will remain open.

15 local nonprofits to expand employment services with new grants

A $684,000 grant awarded by Community Foundation for Greater New Haven to fifteen area organizations will be funneled towards increasing access to higher-quality jobs.

Community members protest local restaurant for wage theft, alleged police retaliation

Unidad Latina en Acción alleges that its organizing director was arrested without warrant and assaulted by officers in relation to alleged disorderly conduct and criminal mischief.

New Peruvian restaurant opens downtown

Local restaurateur Walter Vera is taking on a new project with Chacra, an upscale Peruvian restaurant serving nine types of ceviche.

Mother-daughter duo takes over local cycling studio

Two former instructors at Joyride recently bought the studio from their parent company and are excited to open the doors to New Haveners.