The Ultimate Holiday Date Night

If rom-coms have taught us anything, it’s that there is nothing more romantic than a horse-drawn carriage ride, especially during the holidays. If you’re looking for a good date night activity in December, The Shops at Yale will be offering rides on Sundays from Dec. 3 to 17 and on Saturday, Dec. 23 from noon […]

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Shops at Yale hold ice carving event

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)–The Shops at Yale held a special winter event on Saturday for residents in the area. Six professional ice carvers transformed 900 pounds of ice into sculptures in under four hours. Dozens of people stopped by to cast their vote for their favorite sculpter, and enjoyed some live music. They say it was the […]

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Plenty of events, offers in New Haven on “Small Business Saturday”

By Kels Dayton (WTNH)–A lot of people around New Haven today will be getting into the holiday spirit while shopping local. Today is “Small Business Saturday,” and Shana Schneider joined Good Morning Connecticut to talk more about how you can snag the perfect gift while staying local. The following events and offers will be available […]

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Shops at Yale busy on Black Friday

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)–Holiday spirit was in full effect in downtown New Haven on Black Friday. The Shops at Yale were bustling with people, as several free events brought the crowds to the area. Ice carving and horse and carriage rides were offered, and Black Friday deals of course at those stores. It was the […]

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East Haddam farm offers holiday horse and carriage rides

By Alyssa Taglia EAST HADDAM, Conn. (WTNH)– What better way to get in the holiday spirit than horse and carriage rides along the shoreline. “If you do what your love you’re not working. I get tired at the end of the day but I’m doing what I love to do,” said John Allegra. For four […]

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New Haven, CT: Where Classic Traditions Meet Current Trends

By Michael Alpiner If it weren’t enough that New Haven can boast America’s oldest college (next to Harvard), it is also the birthplace of the Frisbee! That’s it – I’m sold! When one walks along the streets of the city, there is an unmistakable sense of pride, from the parades of Yale sweatshirts and paraphernalia […]

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Shoppers flock to downtown New Haven for Small Business Saturday

NEW HAVEN — In an alternative to the mall madness of Black Friday, a large number of shoppers came to downtown New Haven to participate in Small Business Saturday, a nationwide effort that is gathering momentum. Buoyed by unseasonably warm weather and sunny skies, consumers came in to enjoy an ice sculptor and roaming Christmas […]

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Fun, free ways to celebrate the holidays in New Haven at the Shops at Yale

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– If you’re looking for fun and free ways to celebrate the holiday season, you may want to visit downtown New Haven. “We’ll be doing storytelling with Santa and face painting at the Yale bookstore located at 77 Broadway,” said Natashya Fernando, Marketing Coordinator at Yale University Properties. There will be laser […]

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