Monday | July 27, 2015

July 26, 2015, The New Haven Register, by Shahid Abdul-Karim - "As a teenager, Carrien Davis dreamed of owning a floral shop. With the help of her husband, Chris,  Any Occasion Creation became a reality. "I dreamt flowers and I would go to sleep thinking of different creations and arrangements," said Carrien Davis, 43, a native of Dominica in the Caribbean. "Opening a shop has been something I've wanted to do for a very long time; it's always been my passion," she said. The shop is located at 847 Whalley Ave.

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Monday | July 20, 2015

July 19, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by David Sepulveda - “Forbidden Fruit” is now dangling from the upper reaches of a mature honey locust tree in the center of Westville’s fashion and arts district.  A large yellow serpent, complete with forked tongue and hypnotic eyes, is up there too. The burst of color and texture wrapping the tree — which one observer compared to “Christmas in July” — is the latest and most monumental piece of yarn bombing to appear in Westville Village, and the largest created to date, by artist Lisa Hanscom of Houston, Tex. The yarn bombing took

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Monday | July 13, 2015

July 12, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Thomas Breen - "A young, handsome doctor in a white lab coat hunches his shoulders and stares across the screen at his colleague. In between them stands a maze of tubes and wires, a half-filled beaker secured tightly to a metal post, and a tray of dark, gelatinous liquid holding a severed human head. “What you see is real. What’s done is done, and what I’ve done is right.

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July 13, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Markeshia Ricks - "Lyn Sabatasso looked out of the front window of her Whalley Avenue business and cringes. “First of all,” she said, “the elderly crossing here—forget it.” Sabatasso owns Odeon Boutique at 918 Whalley. She said for years she has watched people risk their lives trying to cross at the small stretch of Whalley Avenue intersected by Philip Street and by Blake Street. She sometimes left her building to assist people across the street. “They’re so scared,” she said.

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Thursday | July 9, 2015

July 8, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Allan Appel - "Westville’s very first artist-in-residence did right by New York City’s Lower East Side, Hoboken, New Jersey, downtown New Haven and Yale University, and especially Fair Haven’s bridges, boats, and beautiful riverine settings.Yet Angeles Martinez, who lived in Westville and painted in a studio in Westville for six weeks, didn’t paint any scenes of Westville.

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Wednesday | July 8, 2015

July 2, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by Staff -As New Haven enters a new phase of tackling homelessness, three people on the front lines charted the way.The three—social services worker Abu Baker; Alison Cunningham, executive director of Columbus House,; and John Bradley, executive director of Liberty Community Services—reflected on the current and future during a recent forum at Westville’s Congregation Beth-El Keser Israel (BEKI).

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Wednesday, July 01, 2015, Catherine Sullivan-DeCarlo – Chapel Haven is proud to announce its first annual Chapel Haven Golf Classic, presented by Yale-New Haven Hospital and Alexion, at the prestigious New Haven Country Club in Hamden, CT on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. The tournament begins at 1 p.m. and will offer a day of golf and a celebratory dinner at the New Haven Country Club, 160 Hartford Turnpike, Hamden, CT. For ticket information or to become a sponsor, please contact Ms. Peggy Baker, (203) 217-4691.

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Wednesday | July 1, 2015

July 1, 2015, The New Haven Independent, by David Sepulveda -“I’ve looked at this for years and years in books.

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Monday | June 22, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 22, 2015 Jen Payne- "A unique turning of tables, Kehler Liddell Gallery’s member artists have invited 23 of their favorite fellow artists to a group exhibit entitled ARTIST AS CURATOR 2. This invitational show features accomplished, New England artists working in a variety of media including collage, drawing, handmade paper, painting, photography, print making, and sculpture. The show runs from July 9 through August 30, with an Opening Reception on Sunday, July 12.

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 The Da Silva Gallery in Westville is proud to present the works of artist Angeles Martinez.  Born and raised in San Jose, Uruguay, Martinez is the first artist in residence to come to New Haven to paint local scenes as well as works from New York City.

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