November 8, 2015 - "Across the street from one of the sock-wearing trees in the Westville area of Whalley Avenue, Strange Ways, open Thursday through Sunday, is one of the latest small businesses to make its home in the neighborhood. The eclectic store’s best selling items are patches and pins. Before he came to the city a year ago, Strange Ways owner Alex Dakoulas, a native of New Hampshire, recently spent 10 years in Boston cultivating his eye for desig
Wednesday | November 11, 2015
November 9, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Lucy Gellman - "Ever since he found out that Ceschi Ramos’ brother and his partner Lizzie were expecting their first child,local musician José Oyola and Ramos had a bet: the baby would be born on Nov. 7, as Oyola and his band of hometown heroes launched their sophomore album, Hologram, at College Street Music Hall.
Tuesday | November 3, 2015
October 31, 2015, The New Haven Register, by Peter Hvizdak- "They are still living among us, these survivors of the Holocaust, and all of them have incredible stories of what they witnessed, what they endured and how they made it out alive. Four of them, all New Haven residents, are highlighted in a new documentary, “People Forget ...
Monday | October 26, 2015
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
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.