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What’s New? Au Chalet Opens on Whitney Avenue

Yale University Properties hosted a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at 11:30am to welcome Au Chalet to the Whitney-Audubon Retail and Arts District. The ceremony took place at 24 Whitney Avenue. Mayor Toni N. Harp joined in the festivities. Owner and New Haven resident Adil Chokairy was born and raised in Europe,…
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What’s Here? Games On At Fantasticon

The tables at Elm City Games on Chapel Street were bustling at Fantasticon on, full of people trying out new board games. The board for The Dragon and the Unicorn, a new Othello-like two-player game I was testing, was a network of circles and lines, with round cardboard chips on the board. I was the…
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What’s New? Amoy’s Cajun Creole

Chef Joseph Williams scrutinized a bowl of ground beef, sprinkling it with dried parsley, chopped white onions and peppers, a secret red seasoning that turned the mixture light pink. He pressed and juggled the patty between both palms, spinning it like a thick round of pizza dough with a snap of his left wrist. Then…
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What’s New? Jazzed Up

Entering Elm City Market from the Pitkin Plaza side, it seems like a normal morning at the grocery store. Hungover-looking graduate students and downtown dwellers mill around the vegetable section, doing their Sunday shopping. It’s not until you reach the dry goods that you hear the music. Following it leads to an area packed with…
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