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Even Supreme Court Justices Have A Hard Time Getting A Table At Brunch

The Huffington Post | Amanda Gutterman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

Who said Supreme Court justices aren't just like us? Justice Samuel Alito and his wife Martha-Ann showed up on Sunday at Heirloom, a popular New Ha...

Saying Goodbye to Your Country

Stephen Grant | Posted 10.27.2014 | Travel
Stephen Grant

When we bought the flight tickets that's when the reality set in. While I am thrilled to begin a new life, in a new country, and explore my partner's culture even deeper, I am starting to realize all of the things I will miss. I have been here my whole life.

The Most Beautiful Outhouse Ever

Millie Grenough | Posted 09.08.2014 | Healthy Living
Millie Grenough

Hike. Meditate. I didn't do either of them seriously until I hit my 40s. Still not "perfect" at either, but much less afraid of them now than I was decades ago. Yes, more skillful.

Treasures in New Haven

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

Project Storefronts is just one really cool element of New Haven. The city is filled with them. Check out these gems.

10 U.S. Cities That Desperately Need a Superhero

Ryan Nickum | Posted 04.27.2014 | Weird News
Ryan Nickum

During these troubled times, Tina Turner isn't the only one who needs a hero. Many of America's greatest cities are at risk of becoming modern-day Gothams.

Private Investigator Gets Prison For Bribing Witness

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Crime

ROCKVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A former private investigator has been sentenced to four years in prison for bribing a witness to recant testimony in a murd...

Top 5 Tastes: 'Tis the Beginning of the Chowdown Season

Leah Bhabha | Posted 02.03.2014 | Taste
Leah Bhabha

Turkey quickly segues into decoratively iced cookies, eggnog and ham, and before we know it, January 2nd rolls around, and the champagne toasts turn to champagne bloats. But let's rejoice! It's just the beginning, and stuffing, lobster bisque and some eggplant pizza are getting me on track!

New England's Ultimate Road Trip: Rolling Along Route 7

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.03.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Rout 7 is U.S. highway, but it doesn't read like it was ever a road for moving goods or getting where you need to go.

Master of the City: How Mayor John DeStefano, Jr. Ruled New Haven

Josef Goodman | Posted 10.27.2013 | College
Josef Goodman

As DeStefano, the longest serv­ing mayor of New Haven, prepares to pack up his corner office on the second floor of City Hall, parallels to Giuliani are apparent. Just as the tough-love practitioner transformed New York City, especially its well-heeled districts, so too DeStefano improved the Elm City.

An Entrepreneurial Gallery Owner in the US: An Interview with Robert Reynolds

Steve Mariotti | Posted 09.24.2013 | Arts
Steve Mariotti

Robert Reynolds owns the Reynolds Fine Art Gallery in New Haven, Connecticut. I decided to do an interview with him because I wanted to share with you the perspective and experience of an unconventional entrepreneur.

Family-Friendly Festival Exposes Kids to the Arts

Sherrie Nachman | Posted 09.07.2013 | New York
Sherrie Nachman

For the last several weeks, New Haven has celebrated its 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas. The Festival brings together an impressive range of performers who this year included edgy acrobats, Spike Lee and the Kronos Quartet.

Red Sox Fan Stabbed By Yankees Fan Awarded $4.3 Million

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 06.28.2013 | Crime

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A Boston Red Sox fan who was harassed and stabbed through the neck by a New York Yankees fan at a restaurant in 2010 has been awar...

Immigration Reform Will Make Our Communities Safer

Brian Levin | Posted 07.22.2013 | Politics
Brian Levin

As it currently stands, undocumented immigrants all across the country are weary of talking to the police. To get a sense for how immigration reform can abate this, just look at the case study of New Haven, CT.

Teacher Of The Year: Let Us Lead

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of the New Haven Independent. New Haven’s teacher of the year put on a “phosphorescent” shirt and lit up an O...

First Nighter: Paul Giamatti's Superlative Prince in James Bundy's New Haven Hamlet

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Since it's the extremely rare Yale Repertory Theatre production that travels to Manhattan, Shakespeare lovers hungry for a transcendent Hamlet and Hamlet had better get themselves to New Haven by April 13 or prepare to heap on themselves many a stinging "Fie!"

Jon Stewart's Restricted Data

Joe Cirincione | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Joe Cirincione

You may not know Alex Wellerstein's work, but Jon Stewart does. In a recent Daily Show bit, "World War III Update," Jon Stewart showed a news clip describing what a hypothetical North Korean nuclear blast would do.

In New Haven, A School Reform Drive With No Traction

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 03.11.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of ...

Theatre Brings New Perspective to Global Health Issues

Bruce E. Whitacre | Posted 04.17.2013 | Impact
Bruce E. Whitacre

Global Health and the Arts demonstrates how crucial a theatre can be in addressing complex technical and social issues, especially when they intertwine.

You Kill Me: Why I Don't Want to Live Around People With Guns

Brandt Goldstein | Posted 02.22.2013 | Politics
Brandt Goldstein

I simply don't want to argue anymore with people who genuinely believe that cheap, easy access to guns makes us safer, when for decades the U.S. has suffered from more gun violence than any other western industrialized nation.

New Haven Isn't Just For Yalies Anymore

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 02.03.2013 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Ask an out-of-towner about the most romantic spot in New Haven, Connecticut at night, and she might reply: "At home, with the locks firmly bolted."

America's Best Pizza

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.09.2012 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Pizza! If you grew up obsessed with it and followed that American passion for cheese, sauce, and bread with an adult pursuit of the best slice, the finest pie, the Platonic Neapolitan, then the idea of naming America's best is likely contentious.

Scoring the Banks: The Community Impact Record Card as a New Tool for Measuring Bank Performance in Meeting Community Needs

John DeStefano | Posted 12.02.2012 | Business
John DeStefano

The City of New Haven is announcing the release of its first "Community Impact Report Card," an easy-to-understand system for gauging whether local banks are meeting local needs and serving consumers adequately.

Explore America: Celebrity Travel Spotlight With Singer-Songwriter Kath Bloom

CarsTravelFood | Posted 11.25.2012 | Travel
CarsTravelFood

News broke recently that a third movie called "Before Midnight" in the "Before Sunrise" franchise recently wrapped in Greece to the delight of many worldwide who wondered if we would ever see more of those characters played by Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy.

Report: School Officials Led Cheating, Rule-Bending 'Culture'

| Melissa Bailey | Posted 11.04.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of New Haven Independent. Officials dropped a bomb Monday night right before the opening of the academic year: They...

Group Connects Residents To Jobs

Posted 08.22.2012 | Politics

NEW HAVEN — — The city's unemployment rate is 11.6 percent, higher than the national average, but the Jobs Pipeline Working Group recently took th...