| May 3, 2013
| 7:17 AM
For nearly three decades, a hardy group of local activists, peace-lovers and community-boosters have been throwing a big consciousness-raising party every year on New Haven Green around May Day. More often than not, weather permitting, the event has...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 9:16 AM
New Haven’s 375th birthday is today. The area was settled on April 24, 1638. A lot has happened since.
The city is celebrating the milestone in a number of ways, none of them as lavish or as hyped as, say, its 350th anniversary celebration, but...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 7:13 AM
One of my first visions of New Haven was a hurricane. I was helping a friend move here from Boston, it was 1985, and the hurricane in question was Gloria. We were headstrong youth, and though the forecast was dire we had already the U-Haul, so we plowed...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Since March of 2011, a handful of University of Connecticut students have published The UConn Free Press, an "underground" publication full of anti-authority rants and displays of amateur graphic design. The monthly rag is not only unafraid to put an f-...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 5:17 PM
The Antlers’ music is ethereal, soulful, righteous and rooted in a special kind of belief system based on helplessness (“I Would Have Saved Her If I Could”), eternal questions (“On an endless ladder, climbing higher”), pain...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June?
The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:25 AM
Besides the New Haven Green concerts, there will be other musical events at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, which takes place June 16 to 30 in New Haven including the return of the popular "Music at Dusk" series at 470 College St. and a series...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Roseanne Cash, Dianne Reeves, and Asphalt Orceshtra will be among the headliners in a series of free concerts on New Haven Green as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas which runs June 16 to 30.Kicking off the free concerts on the Green on...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:48 PM
Leaders in Connecticut's arts community were stunned Wednesday over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut more than $11 million in payments to local arts programs as of July 1.
The proposed cuts have raised concern as more than 20 different programs have a...
| May 4, 2011
| 8:17 AM
1st) Anna Liffey's Irish Pub
Descend the stairs into Anna Liffey's main dining room and you'll swear you've been transported from the heart of downtown off the historic New Haven Green into that of the Emerald Isle itself. Rustic stone walls, wooden...
| May 10, 2011
| 12:00 PM
Everybody's Talkin' About...
• Mainstream media binges on Osama bin Laden's death. His demise marked with wreath-laying by President Obama at Ground Zero (Gov. Dannel Malloy among those who attended). Al-Qaida agrees he's dead, vows revenge....