Monthly Archives: June 2013

What’s Coming? Groundbreaking

Thirteen years after the city “forced” Alexion from Science Park out to the suburbs, the fast-growing pharmaceutical company returned with shovels and a pledge to take part in a “renaissance” in downtown New Haven. Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. brought out the shovels Monday morning to a shut-down stretch of the Route 34 Connector, marking the groundbreaking…
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What’s Here? The New Grove

The Horowitz Bros. Reincarnated as The New Grove. An ancient black and gold cage elevator will once again carry you to the upper floors of 760 Chapel St., but you won’t find the fabrics and old-world charm of the Horowitz Bros. store up there anymore. You’ll find an array of new-media entrepreneurs bent over laptops.…
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What’s Coming: 19-story luxury tower

More than six years after tossing out small businesses to make way for a 19-story luxury tower that was never built, the owners of a lot at the corner of George and College streets are back with a scaled-down second proposal. The owner, CenterPlan College Square LLC of Middletown, which owns 188 and 196 College…
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What’s Here? Teff Luck

Lalibela is a small town in Northern Ethiopia recognized for its religious significance and beautiful architecture. It’s also the name of New Haven’s only Ethiopian restaurant, which gives that exotic, far-away land a welcome outpost in New Haven and in our bellies. Lalibela (the town) is known most for its 12th- and 13th-century monolithic Orthodox…
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