July 27, 2018, The New Haven Independent, by E.A. Mcmullan- "The house was packed Wednesday night at The Range at Lotta Studio as locals and travelers converged on the co-working space for the 33rd edition of Pecha Kucha New Haven, titled “Summer Lovin’.” The space had been transformed with an immense amount of seating, and I was struck instantly upon arrival by the festive atmosphere and the many connections made and renewed throughout the studio.
Friday | July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018, The New Haven Independent, by Thomas Breen- City officials presented an updated traffic calming plan for Yale Avenue — aka “Anarchy Road” — that now includes speed humps and a raised crosswalk in addition to the previous proposal’s two-way cycletrack and over 300 new parking spaces along Edgewood Park. Most neighbors welcomed the plan. The only question left before city officials can make these plans a reality is: will the neighborhood’s alder support the project?
Wednesday | July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018, by Markeshia Ricks- "Connecticut’s first cat cafe is a step closer to opening in Westville Village center now that the Board of Zoning Appeals granted its owners a special exception Tuesday night. Mew Haven Cat Cafe owners Michael and Angela Pullo were given that green light after a short public hearing at 200 Orange St., where those in favor of the first-of-its-kind venture for the state and the city showed their support. The couple gathered approximately 1,000 signatures in support of opening their hybrid coffee shop/cat shelter at 904 Whalley Ave.
Friday | July 6, 2018
July 5, 2018, New Haven Biz, by Wendy Pierman Mitzel- "New Haven Biz speaks with Lizzy Donius, executive director of the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance. Established in 1996, the WVRA is a non-profit that works to promote economic development and historic preservation at the foot of West Rock. Through initiatives like zoning changes, beautification efforts and cultural event marketing, the organization is building a strong New Haven community. Q. What are some of your latest accomplishments with zoning and development in Westville? A.