Monthly Archives: October 2012

What’s Here: 36 Hours in New Haven, Conn.

It wasn’t long ago that New Haven was the poster child for the troubled college town, a place where the graduates of prep schools rubbed shoulders with the trauma of the mid-’80s and early-’90s crack epidemic. While New Haven’s hard luck reputation lingers, it’s no longer fully deserved. The city’s historic center, which fans out…
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What’s Coming: Innovation Ecosystem

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy popped into one of New Haven’s hotbeds of innovation Thursday to announce that he’s helping it more than double in size—and become part of a new turbo-charged statewide network of startup centers. The hotbed is a coworking space called The Grove at 71 Orange St. in downtown’s Ninth Square. Officials shut…
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What’s New: A Cultural Revolution Arrives

A Cultural Revolution Arrives Scott Vignola was describing how he hopes a beer-making supply shop he just opened downtown will tap into a rising culture of DIY fermentation of all kinds. As if on cue, a customer walked in bubbling with excitement about making another fizzy drink: Kombucha. Vignola (pictured), who’s 31, is the entrepreneur…
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