L.L. Bean moving to New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — L.L. Bean is soon moving into New Haven. Yale University Properties announced Monday the plans at 272 Elm Street where construction is currently underway in a project to add graduate student housing to the community also. The announcement was made Monday, complete with the Bootmobile, a truck, retro-fitted to look like a giant […]

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L.L.Bean to open store in downtown New Haven

NEW HAVEN — Outdoor store L.L. Bean will be a major tenant for a development project on the Yale campus. Officials announced Monday, the Maine based retailer will open a two-story, 9000 sq. ft. store at 272 Elm St. in New Haven during the summer of 2018. The store will employ at least 60 people. “We are happy to […]

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L.L. Bean Coming To Elm St.

The name of the retailer that will occupy the two floors of retail space beneath Yale University’s future grad student housing on Elm Street was so top secret that even the mayor wasn’t told before the big unveiling. But when a vehicle fashioned after the footwear favored by outdoor and hipster-types alike rolled in behind […]

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Queen Zuri Reigns On College Street

With the sounds of New Orleans-style brass bands heralding her arrival, Queen Zuri began her reign on College Street. Truth be told, Queen Zuri isn’t a queen. She’s a 17-year-old future queen, and she was at school. Her mother, Kim Soto, is the actual queen of the newest restaurant to come to downtown New Haven, […]

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New Orleans cuisine comes to town

Aromas from the Big Easy flowed through the air on Monday afternoon as Kim Soto snipped the ribbon at the Elm City’s newest eatery. Queen Zuri, a New Orleans-style restaurant at 230 College St., served gumbo, jambalaya and banana pudding cake — among other bayou delicacies — during its grand opening. Soto, the owner, has […]

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New eatery in New Haven brings New Orleans style to downtown scene

NEW HAVEN >> The newest jewel on the downtown food scene specializes in New Orleans cuisine, and owner Kim Soto emphasized at Monday’s grand opening that she designed the “Queen Zuri” eatery to feel like a home in every way. “When you come here it’s like you’re coming into my home,” Soto said, referring to […]

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50 States of Coffee Shops

Blue State: New Haven, Conn. New Haven has plenty of places where Yale students can fuel up on coffee between classes, and although most offer a generous boost of caffeine, none can match the philanthropic generosity of Blue State. Since opening in 2004, the company’s owners have donated over $635,000 . .. Full article.

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College Night on Broadway expands reach

This Thursday, New Haven residents will once again clamor for ice cream, music and henna in a busy evening for students from Yale and surrounding universities alike. College Night on Broadway — a biannual event that promotes The Shops at Yale with discounts and free entertainment — debuted over 10 years ago to advertise stores […]

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The Ultimate Student Guide to Eating and Drinking at Yale

You’re sick of the dining hall’s monotonous meal rotation and their coffee sucks. You’re crashing after seven hours in Bass Library and you need sugar STAT. You’re drunk, it’s 3 am and you really need chow mein. You have the questions, we have the answers. Welcome to Spoon Yale’s eating and drinking guide for the “best of” around […]

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