Monthly Archives: October 2013

Retail Snapshot Q3 2013

Town Green's Retail Sq. Ft. initiative just released its Retail Snapshot for the third-quarter of 2013. The downtown’s retail composition resides in four main districts, Chapel Street, 9th Square, Audubon Arts & Retail District, and the Broadway District. There are 349 retail spaces available in downtown, with a current vacancy rate of 15.5%, or 54…
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Giampietro Gallery Comes to 9th Sq.

An other taste-maker bringing fresh ideas to the Ninth Square is art dealer Fred Giampietro, whose well-established Giampietro Gallery is a crown jewel of a different New Haven square: Erector Square, the artist studio complex on Peck Street in the East Rock neighborhood. Giampietro had been seeking a downtown location for his New Haven operations for…
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Inspired Turkey

Inspired Turkey, at 82 Crown Street, is another new business bringing new lunch options to the Ninth Square. Also open for dinners, and offering discount prices on meals throughout its grand opening phase, Inspired Turkey is touting a different way of preparing turkey: pressure cooking it. According to owner Ide Ehigiato, this reduces the amount…
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True Meaning of Meat & Co.

When he first conceived of opening a sandwich shop, Meat & Co. co-owner John Ginnetti had one of those trendy “pop-up” concepts in mind—a cart or other small enterprise which he planned to operate out of 116 Crown Street, the acclaimed Ninth Square bar/restaurant he runs with his wife Danielle. But when the real estate…
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