- Zakka is a new shop in New Haven that sells a variety of imported goods from Japan, China and South Korea.
Avelo Airlines promotes 65% airfare discounts for fall travel from New Haven. But travel plans will have to come together in a hurry.Low-cost Avelo Airlines is making it even cheaper to fly out of Tweed New Haven Airport this fall, with an offer to slash airfares by 65% between Sept. 1 and Nov. 9.
Family of man paralyzed in police custody asking for federal civil rights charges against New Haven officersCivil rights attorneys and the family of Randy Cox, a man paralyzed while being transported by the New Haven police, announced they are seeking federal civil rights charges against the officers involved during a press conference on Friday.
- A movie about a combat veteran who served in Afghanistan, which was shot in the New Haven area, will premiere in that city on July 7.
The Arts & Ideas festival in New Haven is back in full swing, with music, shows and more, a lot of it freeThe International Festival of Arts & Ideas, has returned to its old form in New Haven, with weeks of indoor and outdoor events throughout June.
Italian-American women in New Haven meet a setback in their challenge to removal of Christopher Columbus statueThe setback in court by the American Italian Women for Greater New Haven marks another milestone in New Haven’s forced exile of the famous navigator.
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In this season of ‘Stranger Things,’ an SCSU professor is paying close attention to the asylum imagery. So should you.Troy Rondinone, a history professor at SCSU, discusses the use of asylums and mental health imagery in the Netflix series "Stranger Things" and its place in popular culture.
‘We have families too’: After second roadside death in three years, tow truck drivers call on Connecticut motorists to respect the ‘Move Over’ lawJust before a massive funeral procession of tow truck drivers Wednesday, veteran driver Joe Weeks of Bristol made a plea to the public: “When you see yellow lights, slow down and move over. We have families too.”
New partnership with National Asian Theater Company will distinguish Long Wharf’s final show in its permanent space"Queen" by Madhuri Shekar, at the Long Wharf Theatre May 17 through June 5, is the first project of an exciting new partnership between the Long Wharf and the New York-based National Asian American Theater Company.
- The cause of a blaze in which a New Haven firefighter died last year could not be determined, officials said. On Thursday, the one-year anniversary of Ricardo Torres Jr.’s death, New Haven Mayor Justin Elicker joined firefighters in a memorial ceremony.
New Haven artist Winfred Rembert awarded Pulitzer posthumously for his memoir of living through the Jim Crow SouthWinfred Rembert, a Southern artist who spent the last several decades of his live in New Haven, won the 2022 Pulitzer Prize in Biography for his posthumously published memoir.
- After two years of pandemic-fueled changes, graduation ceremonies will look a bit more normal at Connecticut universities this month: UConn returns to the Gampel Pavilion and the Jorgensen Center, Yale students get to invite guests again, and Wesleyan holds its first full-scale commencement and reunion weekend since 2019.
Study finds Hartford, New Haven in top 10 worst cities for seasonal allergies; Bridgeport just misses listAccording to a study by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, Hartford is the seventh-most-challenging place to live with seasonal allergies
- The Yale Repertory Theatre has announced its 2022-23 season of four plays: Edward Albee’s “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf,” Leah Nanako Winkler’s “The Brightest Thing in the World,” Luis Alfaro’s “Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles” and Christina Anderson’s “the ripple, the wave that carried me home.”
As lawsuit against Hartford’s archbishop advances, rift widens over $15 million scholarship endowmentA dispute in the Hartford archdiocese that led to a lawsuit intensified this month, with the chief plaintiff accusing Archbishop Leonard Blair of "a sinister move" and asking the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops for help.
- New Haven Restaurant Week will be March 27 to April 9. Here is a list of restaurants that are offering specials, discounts and add-ons.
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- The UConn women’s basketball team has finalized its nonconference schedule for 2022-23 season. The Huskies will play Tennessee Volunteers in Knoxville on Jan. 26, the programs announced.
- Arriving units attempted to stop the Passport, but the operator continued on the highway into Farmington, then exited and re-entered to head east, police said.
- After losing House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz’s district after he retired in 2020, Berlin and Southington Democrats are looking to a well-known former town manager to get them back in power in November.
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- The CDC relaxed its COVID-19 guidelines, dropping the recommendation that Americans quarantine themselves if they come into close contact with an infected person.
- We know bears come for the food and not our company and the problem seems to be growing as more Connecticut residents report issues with the large, clawed animals. Earlier this summer, a bear that broke into multiple homes in Canton was euthanized by DEEP.
East Windsor’s Dari Delite to close after 66 years: ‘You will forever be etched in our hearts’Dari Delite, the East Windsor ice cream shop that has delighted residents of the town for 66 years, announced that the store would close for good at the end of the season.
- Hartford Public Schools welcomed teachers from Puerto Rico Wednesday as part of the district’s effort to fill vacancies and enhance cultural enrichment through Hartford’s new Paso a Paso Puerto Rico Recruitment Program.
- West Hartford's GastroPark, which has been serving breakfasts and lunches for two years, now is doing weekend brunch.