Chatham Square Neighborhood

A Diverse Fair Haven Community with Historic Homes and a Beautiful Waterfront

Lee Cruz
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Community Dining Out Night at El Coqui Restaurant

September 25, 2019 from 6pm to 7:30pm
You are invited to Community Dining Out Night. Bring family and friends. Meet new friends, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a social event. Bring the kids and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!See More
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Community Dining Out Night at El Coqui Restaurant

September 25, 2019 from 6pm to 7:30pm
You are invited to Community Dining Out Night. Bring family and friends. Meet new friends, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a social event. Bring the kids and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!See More
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September CSNA Community Meeting at Mary Wade Home

September 18, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
This is your opportunity to learn about what is happening in your neighborhood, to share your ideas, to meet your neighbors and to get involved. Resident homeowners, renters, business owners and people who work in our neighborhood are welcome.Children are always welcome at CSNA meetings.See More
Sep 13
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Community Dining Out Night at J and J Restaurant

May 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at J&J Dominican Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
May 28
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Free, Open Swim Sessions at John Martinez at John Martinez School

May 29, 2019 at 5pm to June 5, 2019 at 8pm
The pool at John Martinez School is open to the public Wednesdays 5pm-8pm and Saturdays 10am-2pm.For details from the City website click here.See More
May 24
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ASA - ARTE Saturday Academy at ATWATER CENTER

May 25, 2019 at 1pm to June 8, 2019 at 4pm
An academy for ages 7 - 17 to stimulate the brains of young people to reencounter themselves through the exploration of the arts, culture, and leadership development.  Weekly activities related to the arts, dance, music, instruments, traditions and culture.  Seminars on language arts in Spanish to cultivate a love of the Spanish language.  Lessons about remarkable people and events that have forged the Puerto Rican and Latino experience in the United States.1:00pm - 4:00pm each Saturday.Email…See More
May 20
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GRAND AVENUE GASTRONOMY TOUR

Enjoy the cultural and culinary diversity of Fair Haven. Taste the cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and more while learning the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhood. Just two tours: June 15 and 22. 2pm - 5pm. To register visit: https://www.artidea.org/event/2019/3652See More
May 16
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GRAND AVENUE GASTRONOMY TOUR

Enjoy the cultural and culinary diversity of Fair Haven. Taste the cuisines of Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, and more while learning the history of New Haven's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhood. Just two tours: June 15 and 22. 2pm - 5pm. To register visit: https://www.artidea.org/event/2019/3652See More
May 16
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Community Dining Out Night at J & J Restaurant

May 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at J&J Dominican Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
May 16
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Community Dining Out Night at J & J Restaurant

May 29, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Have dinner with family, friends & neighbors at J&J Dominican Restaurant on Grand Avenue. Meet new people, visit with your neighbors, enjoy great food, and support a local business. This is a purely social event. Bring the kids, invite your friends from outside the neighborhood, come early or drop in late, and order as much or as little as you like (separate checks). Join us!!See More
May 16
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May CSNA Community Meeting at Mary Wade Home

April 17, 2019 from 6pm to 7pm
Come learn about the planning efforts around Q Riverfest and how we plan to make a video about our walking trail.This is also your opportunity to learn about what is happening in your neighborhood, to share your ideas, to meet your neighbors and to get involved. Resident homeowners, renters, business owners and people who work in our neighborhood are welcome.Children are always welcome at CSNA meetings.See More
May 14
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Creative Minds - The Art of New Haven Youth at ATWATER CENTER

May 7, 2019 at 9am to June 4, 2019 at 4pm
OPENING RECEPTION - May 7 (5:30pm - 7:30pm)The exhibit will run May 7 - June 4, 2019 Open Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pmSaturdays 12:00pm - 3:00pmSee More
May 10
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Quinnipiac Riverfest 2019 at Quinnipiac River Marina

May 18, 2019 from 11am to 7pm
QRiverfest is annual celebration of the Quinnipiac River and the historic Fair Haven waterfront. Featuring:LIVE MUSIC & PERFORMANCES: •Good Night Blue Moon•MusicHaven•Bregamos Drummers•Tai Chi Demonstration & MiniClassBEER TASTING:•East Rock BreweryFOOD:•Anastasio's Boat House Cafe •Green WaveCANOEING: •River Advocates of South Central ConnecticutFOR KIDS & FAMILIES •Arts, Crafts and Games•Educational ActivitiesYou're invited to join in this celebration of waterfront community in…See More
May 6
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Save the date to volunteer and/or get FREE Smoke Alarm for your Home at Fair Haven

April 27, 2019 from 9am to 2pm
The Red Cross in Connecticut is holding a Sound the Alarm. Save a Life. home fire safety and FREE smoke alarm installation event in Fair Haven. Red Cross volunteers and local partners will be canvassing the neighborhood, installing FREE smoke alarms, replacing batteries in existing alarms and helping families create escape plans. Please help Sound the Alarm by making an appointment for a FREE smoke alarms installation or join the Red Cross as a volunteer to help protect our community from home…See More
Apr 19
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Quinnipiac Riverfest at Quinnipiac River Marina

May 18, 2019 from 11am to 7pm
QRiverfest is annual celebration of the Quinnipiac River and the historic Fair Haven waterfront. Featuring:LIVE MUSIC & PERFORMANCES: •Good Night Blue Moon•MusicHaven•Bregamos Drummers•Tai Chi Demonstration & MiniClassBEER TASTING:•East Rock BreweryFOOD:•Anastasio's Boat House Cafe •Green WaveCANOEING: •River Advocates of South Central ConnecticutFOR KIDS & FAMILIES •Arts, Crafts and Games•Educational ActivitiesYou're invited to join in this celebration of waterfront community in…See More
Apr 13

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Where do you live?
Chatham Square Neighborhood i.e. Between: | I91- N | Grand Ave - S | Ferry St - W | Quinnipiac River - E |
How long do you live in the area?
6-10 years

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Family of Creatives looking for Apartment in Fair Haven

Posted on September 15, 2019 at 8:23pm 0 Comments

A couple with two children, musicians and visual artist with steady employment, looking for a two or three bedroom apartment in Fair Haven starting in January 1. Prefer 1st floor. References available. If you own an apartment that you would like to rent or have a lead on an apartment please text information to: 203.668.7074. Thank you. 

Lewis Street Park Painting - DONE!

Posted on August 29, 2019 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

This is the crew:

from the URI Green Space Group at Lewis Street Park. With the very small painter:

And the Pellegrino crew:…

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People Who Walk: Want to be in a Video about our Trail?

Posted on June 10, 2019 at 1:41pm 0 Comments

Dear Fair Haven Area Resident:

Do you walk? Do you take advantage of our beautiful urban trail? Please be advised that The Chatham Square Neighborhood Association in collaboration with The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven, Yale New Haven Hospital, Fair Haven Community Health Care and the Community Alliance for Research and Engagement is taping a…

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Ferry Street Bridge Closed Tuesday, June 11 9:00 am - noon

Posted on June 6, 2019 at 5:42pm 0 Comments

The Ferry Street Bridge will be closed Tuesday, June 11 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm for routine maintenance. Rain date is Tuesday, June 18. If you use Ferry Street Bridge to cross Quinnipiac River, you will need to find an alternative route during those hours. Alternate routes include; Grand Avenue Bridge, Forbes Avenue, Quinnipiac Avenue to Route 80 - Foxon Blvd or I-95 Pearl Harbor Bridge. Please plan ahead.

If you have any questions call (203) 946 -…

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At 2:46pm on March 21, 2019, Caitlin Daly said…

So happy to be here!

At 9:57am on February 22, 2019, Fe Shays said…

Thanks Lee!

At 6:34pm on October 16, 2018, Frank Redente Jr. said…
Thanks Lee.
At 9:05am on June 19, 2018, LIsa Gangemi said…

Thanks Lee! Hope all is well with your family. We will share the community events in our employee newsletter.

At 3:23pm on January 30, 2018, Kimberly Acosta-New Haven Farms said…

Hi Lee,

Thanks so much for your warm welcome! I will make sure to keep everyone here updated on New Haven Farms activities and events, and also provide general information about our programs and the other work that we are doing. I will definitely tell our community members about this group/website.

Thanks again!

At 9:13am on November 20, 2017, Stan DeCosta said…

Thank you. It was nice to meet you.

At 10:20pm on November 19, 2017, Gerald Garcia said…
Thanks Lee! Delighted to be here.
At 3:50pm on February 22, 2017, New Haven Land Trust said…

Thanks Lee!

At 10:06am on February 6, 2017, Milda McClain said…

Hello Lee:

Thanks for adding Music Haven to Chatham Square.  Looking forward to inviting friends of the neighborhood to hear more about Music Haven.

Milda

At 12:01pm on November 22, 2016, Karen Nemiah said…

Happy to help.  Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family,  Lee!

 
 
 

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Find local homes for sale

Five star senior community with a tradition of quality care

118 Clinton Avenue

203.562.7222

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20 Grand Avenue, New Haven

Local Places to Eat

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Buen Gusto Restaurant

 379 Grand Avenue

203.772.3577

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El Coqui Restaurant

286 Grand Avenue

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Grand Apizza Restaurant

111 Grand Avenue

203.624.7646 or

203.624.9320

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Cositas Deliciosas

271 Grand Avenue

203.782.4757

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La Molienda Peruvian Restaurant

113 Grand Avenue

203.562.0675

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Salsa's Authentic

Mexican Restaurant

99 Grand Avenue

203.752.1265

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Fair Haven Community Health Care

Once again Fair Haven Community Health Care has been recognized as a high achieving health center by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA), and has received the gold level designation. This places FHCHC in the top 10% of the 1,400 community health centers across the country and reflects our strong commitment to high quality clinical care. The full announcement can be found here.

We are proud and happy to have FHCHC as a community partner and a major employer in our community. 

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