Monthly Archives: October 2015

What’s Here? Social Gastro Pub

Sarah Gold reviews Elm City Social, our new Gastro Pub with an Old-Fashioned Spirit for NYTimes.com. There’s a lot going on at Elm City Social, a new gastro pub that is also an artisanal cocktail bar and community event space in downtown New Haven. For the most part, its multitasking approach works well. The focal point…
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What’s New? More Shoppers

The opening of the 160-unit CenterPlan at College and Crown Streets will yield a new group of shoppers for New Haven's ever-changing downtown. New Haven's Independent reporter Aliyya Swaby was present at the ribbon cutting and writes about the luxury apartments that have recently opened. After almost a decade-long wait, the planning and then noisy construction…
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What’s Here? Long-Standing

Tribute was recently paid to Phil's Hairstyles and their most newest location at 55 Whitney. Read what Daniel Shkolnik of Daily Nutmeg reports. Photo features Pasquale (left) and Silvio DeSisto. With warm lather, straight razors, 1920s-era Koken barber chairs and a seasoned group of barbers, Phil’s Hairstyles on Wall Street has been keeping Yalies and…
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What’s Trending? Beer Week

Downtown New Haven continues to expand its offering of craft beer. Now there is an entire week dedicated to tasting the offerings. Here's a look back at Lucy Gellman's review for New Haven Independent. At the end of Cask Republic’s long, shiny wood bar, Colin Meehan was on his craft beer game, taking another order…
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