July 21, 2016, by David Sepulveda- "Design Monsters’ George Corsillo, a self-described “font freak,” has earned a book jacket design credit for“YUGE!” (30 Years of Doonesbury on Trump), a timely new anthology by nationally syndicated Doonesburycartoon creator and Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Trudeau. Corsillo and his wife Susan McCaslin are partners at Design Monsters, a graphic design studio located in New Haven’s Westville neighborhood. Corsillo has been colorizing Trudeau’s long-running Doonesbury Sunday strip since 2001.
Friday | July 22, 2016
Thursday | July 7, 2016
July 7, 2016, by David Sepulveda- "An unveiling party was held Friday at the mural’s site on Valley and Blake Streets to welcome the 12 by 150-foot-long mural, and to say goodbye to itinerate, international muralist and fine artist Faring Purth, who worked for nearly two weeks under cover of darkness to produce the monumental piece.A group of children skip along the image of an elongated, reclining figure, as if swept up by a magical energy field.
Tuesday | July 5, 2016
Thursday | June 30, 2016
June 29, 2016, By Markeshia Ricks- "After seven years in the thick of hard-fought efforts to calm his neighborhood's streets and build up its culture and businesses, Chris Heitmann is handing over the reins of the Westville Village Renaissance Alliance and heading west.
Monday | June 27, 2016
June 24, 2016, By Allan Appel- "It may be a haunted glade in a liminal forest. It may be the patterns of the universe. It may be the Grim Reaper and friends doing the hokey pokey, or the gossamer traces of a coven of witches. Or an old folks’ home for decaying lumps of cotton candy or wasps’ nest. Or it may be just what it is — artistically arranged soaked, cooked, and stretched fibers of the Thai kozo or mulberry tree.
Thursday | June 2, 2016
May 30, 2016, By Pam McLoughlin- "Chapel Haven has always been in the national forefront of teaching independent living to those with autism and other special needs - and now they're taking it to new levels with a campus transformation that will include an assisted living area so clients can age in place.
Wednesday | May 25, 2016
Wednesday | May 11, 2016
May 9, 2016, by Lucy Gellman- "Taking in the sounds of Dr. Caterwaul’s Cadre of Clairvoyant Claptraps and Arms & Voices as a mist began to fall over Whalley Avenue, pint-sized Westvillian Ava Kimbro and her mom Marjorie made a decision: stick it out, at least until Ava could get a big, blooming flower painted on her face.
Friday | May 6, 2016
May 5, 2016, By Joe Amarante -"Amid spring’s greening and warming (at some point, anyway) comes Westville Village ArtWalk. The 19th annual event kicks off at 5 p.m. Friday and runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday | April 29, 2016
April 28, 2016, by Markeshia Ricks- "Westville neighbors saw traffic tamed on Whalley Avenue — in charts. And they heard about how it will soon happen for real. City Engineer Giovanni Zinn and transit chief Doug Hausladen presented the plans Monday night as they tag-teamed a meeting at Mauro-Sheridan School, where they solicited feedback from about 15 neighbors in attendance. Gabriel Da Silva of Da Silva Gallery Custom Framing & Fine Art, poses a question.