#ThrowBackThursday | a clip from Independence On9, our second event on July 6, 2012 honoring the 100th Anniversary of ACME Furniture Store, 33 Crown Street.

Retail Across American stopped in New Haven on their road trip across America featuring #thisisretail. The video features idiom, Happiness Lab and Win Davis, our Executive Director.

On Saturday, August 8, our newest restaurant opened to much fanfare in downtown New Haven. Elm City Social pays homage to New Haven’s vibrant past.

New Haven's only dedicated indoor cycling studio.   Located at Temple and Crown, blocks away from the town green, near Yale University and Hospital, Omni Hotel and surrounded by many awesome restaurants and bars.

Elm City Market is proud to support New Haven's World Cup Village! Stop by the Market for a healthy snack before watching the Women's World Cup soccer matches in Pitkin Plaza!

Julia Bogardus explains what makes her shop unique, and why she chose New Haven. Knit New Haven is located at 26 Whitney Avenue in New Haven, Connecticut.

What makes you unique? Kebabian's is America's oldest importer of Oriental Rugs. Founded in 1882, it continues to this day under the 4th and 5th generation ownership of John and his son, Josh. The Kebabians have been defining quality products and service for over 100 years, and continue that tradition to this day. Find out why their business has thrived in New Haven by watching this informative video.

Tom Maloney always knew that New Haven was the place to be. Many years later, it still is. Raggs on Chapel Street has been focal to mens fashion for many years. He's an independent retailer like many of our shops downtown, and he's been in business for over 25 years.

What makes Acme Vintage Furniture? Robert Greenberg talks briefly about the history of his family's business which has survived in New Haven since 1917.

Shalom and Rachel are the best in town! Great place to find some of the best cosmetic products available, as well as other neighborhood store products such a umbrellas, or the newspaper.

Walker Loden has been in business on Church Street since 1992. Find out what makes it such a unique and cool place to go exploring on your lunch break, if you're among the many professionals who work in New Haven.

Vincent Ferrucci has been in business since 1963. He has operated the same sewing machine since then which he purchased for $25 and claims it's never needed to be serviced. Find out what makes him great by watching this short video.

Find out what makes Enson's Menswear a great store on Chapel, how they've been around for so long, and what makes this shop a unique part of New Haven.

Jay Smilovich has been operating as the president of A.D. Perkins for 40 years and it's still going strong. With a stamp and sign business as old as vulcanized rubber itself, see how this historic retailer has maintained presence and continues to operate successfully, even in the digital age of information.


July is Independent Retail Month, join us for I'm Independent, a month long celebration that encourages all to #shopNHV #shopLOCAL

May 18, 2015  a ribbon cutting with Mayor Toni N. Harp was held to officially welcome 101 Art Threads(118 Court St.) to the 9th Square.

Grand Opening of Happiness Lab at 756 Chapel St. in New Haven on May 1, 2015.

On Friday, March 6, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. Mayor Toni Harp cut the official ribbon to announce the opening of Fletcher Cameron Design, 91 Orange Street, in New Haven's Historic 9th Square.

The sign goes up, College Street Music Hall coming soon!

Red Tomado Welcomed to Downtown with a Ribbon Cutting at 72 Church Street on December 11, 2014.

Fornarelli's Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at 99 Orange Street on November 7, 2014.

G Cafe Bakery Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at 141 Orange Street on November 3, 2014.

Shop Small at Katahdin Furniture, 60 Whitney Avenue. November 2014.

Shop Small at idiom, 1014 Chapel Street, a clothing and artisan jewelry boutique that has been a pillar in the community for 10 years.  November 2014

Artist & Craftsman Supplies, 821-825 Chapel Street, Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting featuring Mayor Toni Harp, Win Davis, Barbara Hawes and several workers cutting the ribbon and marking the opening of a great new art store. October 3, 2014.

Capture Salon, 100 Crown Street, Before and After | 2nd Anniversary | October 3, 2014