A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront
...Our first stop was Grand Apizza, a Fair Haven institution with several branches in neighboring towns. We all enjoyed slices of cheese, mushroom, pepperoni, and sausage pizza and learned the history of the place. I learned that this is where you get the ice cream sandwiches, too — actually, gelato sandwiches...
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Added by Lee Cruz on June 2, 2015 at 9:08pm — No Comments
From entrepreneurs in their 20s to established real estate developers, the diversity of people who joined the first few gatherings on neighbourhood economics in Cincinnati had an initiator of the effort, Peter Block, happily stunned.
“The most excited people in some cases were the people who came in with the most responsibility — and they got it,” Peter says.
Christine Egger, who is supporting the…Continue
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This year's Quinnipiac Riverfest was last Sunday. THis is a link to Chris's top ten photos:
The complete album is on Facebook:
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The following jobs have come to our attention as a result of organizing Riverfest. This company is located in Fair Haven, anyone who lives here can walk or bike to these jobs. They are at Vespoli. If you are looking for a job and you think you are qualified please contact them directly. It would help our efforts to get people who have access to local jobs to share the information with us us if you mention that you heard about the job through…Continue
Fair Haven business owners- we are 300+ local residents, your potential customers. We want to buy from you, we want to work with you to improve our neighborhood. Please join us, 6pm Mon. May 11 at Cheney & Co. 20 Grand Av. Enter at rear of the building. Please RSVP:Diane.Panasci@FairHavenForward.com.…Continue
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THANK YOU to all who attended the 2015 Annual Planning Retreat. In preparation for the February Monthly meeting, where we will finalize our plans, please find below the minutes of the retreat. Many thanks again to our retreat facilitator Dieniz Costa and our retreat notetakers Nathalie Bonafe and Christel Maning. Thank you also to New Haven City Hall staff who attend our retreat: Steve Fontana from the Office of Economic Development and Doug Hausladen Director of Transportation. We…Continue
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You can help the Chatham Square Neighborhood Association, consider making a tax deductible donation through United Way of Greater New Haven as either a one-time gifts or via ongoing paycheck deductions. For the tax benefit in 2015 your donation must be made December 31.
All donations we receive are used for activities in the neighborhood, We do cultural events, educational activities and teach kids about healthy eating. All association events are posted on our…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on December 12, 2014 at 11:04am — No Comments
Mayor Harp has placed a high priority on economically reinvigorating New Haven’s neighborhoods. This past winter, she invited consultants from the CT Main Street Center to meet with businesses, community groups, political leaders, and ordinary citizens throughout the city to assess our ability to launch our own “Main Street” commercial revitalization program. Thanks to the efforts many people in our community, the consultants gained a thorough perspective on the…
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The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association is invited to have four members participate in a daylong story workshop on Saturday, October 11th at the Fair Haven Public Library. We are delighted that Bill Harley, nationally recognized educator, teacher and Grammy winning performer, will lead the workshop.
The morning session of the workshop will explore how stories help to illustrate important personal values, key perspectives, and a sense of shared…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on September 18, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Young, professional, married couple looking for a house or apartment rental in Fair Haven starting in October or November. Ideally, we're looking for a 2 or 3 bedroom. We have a friendly, trained, dog name Quentin. If you have a house, apartment or a lead on one please contact Tom at (203)-444-6380.
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Added by Lee Cruz on July 7, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments
As a boy, Thomas Burwell always looked forward to the July 4 block party on his street in Fair Haven. More than two decades after the last such party was held, Burwell decided to convert nostalgia into action.
Burwell, now the Ward 14 Democratic committee co-chair and and a former candidate for Alder, reconvened the annual Exchange Street block party, on a historic residential block behind the Fair Haven School.
The second year of the revived block party kicked off Saturday,…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on July 1, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments
Gambit n [It gambetto, lit., act of tripping someone, fr. gamba, leg, fr. LL gamba, camba, modif. of Gk kampê bend – more at CAMP] 1 : a chess opening in which a player risks one or more minor pieces to gain an advantage in position 2 a (1) : a remark intended to start a conversation or make a telling point (2) : TOPIC b : a calculated move : STRATAGEM
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Superb restoration of historic river-view home. Bright & gracious layout, great workmanship & design throughout. Cook's kitch w/granite, prof. stove, HW flrs, sunny yard & deck w/views. Newly painted exterior, newer roof, Yale HB. A delightful house! …Continue
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NEW HAVEN >> Wojtek Wacowski has been homeless since a fire claimed everything he owned two weeks ago.Though his artwork, clothing and cat were lost in the flames, Wacowski said the last two weeks have revealed the humanity in his neighborhood and reinforced his faith in Fair Haven. Since the…Continue
Added by Lee Cruz on May 22, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments
Message from Clymenza:
I want to thank everyone in the community who have expressed support and giving in kindness for me and Voytec in our crises. We are blessed to be alive, though we mourn for his cat. We love being residents of Fair Haven, we appreciate the beauty it carries with the river. I am proud to live here and plan to continue to be a resident among caring people of our…Continue
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