Monthly Archives: January 2015

What’s Coming? Rebirth of Palace Theater

To the boom-boxed strains of the Rolling Stones’ “Start Me Up,” a crew from All-Phaze Remodeling set to work rehabbing an 89-year-old performance hall while officials downstairs heralded the next phase in New Haven’s rebirth. All-Phaze Remodeling at work Wednesday. The occasion Wednesday morning was the official announcement that New Haven Center For Performing Arts…
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What’s New? Oil Guy

Recently, Dan Mims from Daily Nutmeg looked in on a new Chapel Street business. Here’s what’s new about the Oil Guy. Tradition and modernity are like oil and vinegar—they’re not supposed to mix, but sometimes, they surprise you. Extra Virgin Oil Store, recently opened on Chapel Street downtown, specializes in traditional staples of Italian eating:…
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Retail Snapshot Q4 2014

To gain an understanding of the current small business environment and market potential in downtown New Haven, an inventory of all retail establishments in downtown is conduct-ed on a quarterly basis. This research was completed the week of December 15 for the fourth quarter of 2014 (Q4 2014). The downtown’s retail composition resides in four…
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What’s New? A Makeover

If the walls of 100 Crown Street could talk, they would share rich tales of Elm City life at the turn of the 20th century. Built in 1903, the New Haven Water Company originally occupied the building, which was designed by noted local architect Leoni W. Robinson. Today, stories are shared there all the time…
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