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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QU shops ‘til it drops

Quinnipiac Night draws students to New Haven despite frigid temperature By Matthew Fortin Although temperatures plunged below the freezing mark this past Friday, ever-hardy Quinnipiac students braved the cold for an evening of exclusive retail discounts in New Haven. The first ever Quinnipiac Night, organized by The Shops at Yale, served as an experiment to […]

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Claire’s Corner Copia Awarded AAA’s “Best Of” Title

AAA has named four southwestern Connecticut restaurants among the top in their rating categories. “With 59,000 Diamond Rated establishments from which to choose, AAA has unveiled a new ‘Best Of’ designation to give travelers another way to find great options for any trip or budget,” the travel association said in a press release. Ten restaurants […]

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New Haven events will benefit dogs in need of adoption

NEW HAVEN >> Dogs in need of adoption will benefit from two events downtown Sunday. The annual dog adoption event held on the Broadway island will be joined this year by the inaugural Appetizer and Dessert Crawl fundraiser to benefit the Robin I. Kroogman Haven Animal Shelter.   “We have been holding the (dog adoption) […]

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Mediterranean restaurant Midpoint Istanbul opens on Crown Street in New Haven

NEW HAVEN >> The crossroad of Turkey’s European and Asian influences is forging a path through the Elm City’s downtown district. It’s how Jack Donmez characterizes his new restaurant, the appropriately named Midpoint Istanbul, which held a grand opening and ribbon-cutting at its 245 Crown St. storefront Thursday afternoon. The new restaurant is housed at […]

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L.L. Bean lands site for newest Connecticut store

L.L. Bean is opening a fourth Connecticut location this summer, at The Shops at Yale in downtown New Haven. The outdoors retailer has three dozen stores outside Maine where it is based, including a discount outlet in Orange and retail stores in Danbury and South Windsor. Read full article.

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L.L. Bean making tracks to Broadway in New Haven

L.L. Bean’s bootmobile backed into place on the traffic island off Broadway Monday to signal the next business Yale University will add to its concentration of shopping options in this part of the city. The two-level, 9,000-square-foot store is scheduled to open in summer 2018 as the larger retail component of the graduate student housing […]

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L.L.Bean to open at The Shops at Yale in summer 2018

Internationally recognized outdoor retailer L.L.Bean — best known for its Bean Boot and customer service — will open at 272 Elm St. in the summer of 2018, representatives from The Shops at Yale and Yale University Properties announced on April 24. “The addition of L.L.Bean will create approximately 60 new jobs in New Haven and […]

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L.L. Bean Coming to Shops at Yale

L.L. Bean will be coming to The Shops at Yale and the two-level store is expected to open this summer. Yale says a lease was signed to open at the development at 272 Elm St., a development project under construction, which will be home to new graduate student apartments as well as two retail suites. This […]

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