October 23, 2015, The New haven Independent, by Markeshia Ricks - "Alex Dakoulas could have set up his shop of carefully curated, indie accessories, retro finds and oddities in any remotely hipster-friendly neighborhood from Baltimore to Boston. The former graphics and footwear designer for Puma and Converse decided to take a chance on New Haven, with hopes that the city would take a chance on him. Dakoulas, 31, moved with his boyfriend from the Boston-area, where he lived for a decade, to New Haven last year with plans to open a physical outlet of the online business that he'd sta
Monday | October 26, 2015
The first time Christine Casinghino walked into Lena’s Cafe and Confections in Westville, the restaurant was up for sale, and she had a feeling that it was calling out to her as a prospective buyer. So she bought a sandwich, headed back to her office downtown, and then decided to make the plunge into restaurant ownership. “I walked into that place and fell in love. This was it.
Thursday | October 22, 2015
October 16, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Allen Appel- Bank and credit card statements. Stocks and bonds certificates. Dollar and twenty-dollar bills, barcodes, maps of Connecticut.
Tuesday | October 20, 2015
Monday | October 19, 2015
October 19, 2015, The new Haven Independent, by David Sepulveda- The wind gusted. The temperature dropped. Snowflakes even fell.
Monday | October 12, 2015
October 7, 2015, The New Haven Indpendent, by Markeshia Ricks - The developer interrupted the city staffer weighing in on his long-stalled project. "I don't know if you know how to read drawings or not," Larry Waldorf declared. "But that is not ... that is not..." "Excuse me. I have over 20 years of experience as a professional landscape architect," City Plan staffer Anne Hartjen shot back. "I know how to read drawings.
Wednesday | October 7, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- As a fundraiser for Lyric Hall, writer-performer Janis Astor del Valle is launching a new solo piece, directed by Carolyn Kirsch, on Saturday, October 10 at 7pm. A reception precedes the show at 6pm. An audience talkback immediately follows the performance. Tickets are $25.00; all proceeds benefit Lyric Hall. Seating is limited and reservations are strongly recommended by calling: (203) 389-8885.
October 4, 2015, 2015, by Pam McGloughlin -"As far as Allison Haines is concerned, there’s only one thing that separates her from most people: “an extra chromosome,” as she casually puts it. To most people that’s called Down syndrome, but Haines, 30, doesn’t dwell on that, as she’s too busy achieving and working toward her next goal. “I love my life. I grew up like a normal girl… To tell you the truth, I don’t think of myself as a disabled person,” Haines said.
Thursday | September 24, 2015
September 23, 2015, The New Haven independent, by Markeshia Ricks - "Westville neighbors living near the intersection of Chapel Street and Central Avenue were awakened in the wee hours of the morning not by an alarm, but the sound of a driver crashing into cars parked along the street. The crash happened at about 1 a.m. this past Thursday, according to Westville District Manger Sgt. Renee Dominguez.