Monthly Archives: January 2014

What’s New: Community Alliance

City police, Yale police and downtown ambassadors have worked together for years to keep downtown safe. Now, they will share a visible space on Church Street across from the Green. Officials officially cut the ribbon on the new downtown police substation. The old substation was hidden inside City Hall. Now, it is near the corner…
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L’Occitane comes to Chapel

A new chain outlet on Chapel Street fills an empty storefront, creates four new jobs, brings color to the block, and offers immortality in a bottle. A top seller at L’Occitane En Provence, which officially opened on Thursday, is the global beauty product company’s “Creme Divine: A L’Immortelle Bioloque.” It’s $106 for a 1.7-ounce bottle.…
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Shop Dine Park Card

The City of New Haven has announced the launch of the New Haven Shop Dine Park card, a Discover co-branded gift card that is specifically for use at New Haven businesses. The card, available exclusively at INFO New Haven, can be used at any participating retailer, restaurant, or parking location that accepts the Discover card.…
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2013 Brought 29 New Businesses

Downtown New Haven welcomed 29 new businesses in 2013. The year ended with a 85.9% occupancy rate. We said goodbye to 18 businesses over the course of the year for an overall net gain of 11 businesses. Seven businesses relocated within the downtown area. J Press moved to 976 Chapel Street from 262 York St.; Chairigami to…
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