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sweet SMELL of SUCCESS Store owner Francia Fortune turns soap-making hobby into a new thriving business in New Haven By Chatwan Mongkol   NEW HAVEN — Julia Lewler has been a loyal customer of Soap-edi since the day it opened in Milford last year. Now, she said she kind of turned into an “adopted daughter” […]

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More Black-Owned Businesses Are Calling New Haven Home Through Yale University’s Community Investment Program

By Atiya Jordan Through ongoing support, Yale University fully embraces Black ownership — a longstanding gem in the New Haven community. Established in 1996, Yale University Properties serves as part of Yale’s Office of New Haven Affairs and is responsible for the university’s commercial properties. This month, in honor of National Black Business Month, the ambitious initiative is […]

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Directions & Parking

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FREE GOURMET HOT COCOA WITH PURCHASE, NOV 25 – DEC 24
Present a same-day paper receipt for $50 or more from participating retailers (see retailer list and rules & regulations below) at The Shops at Yale from November 25 to December 24 and receive one free gourmet hot cocoa from Atticus Bookstore Cafe, 1082 Chapel Street. View the official rules & regulations, and participating retailers.
Nov
25
Fri
Free 2-Hour Parking with $50 Retail or Restaurant Purchase
Nov 25 – Dec 24 all-day
FREE 2-HOUR PARKING, NOV 25 – DEC 24

 

Free 2-hour parking with a same-day purchase of $50 or more from any retailer or restaurant at The Shops at Yale from November 25 to December 24. Participating locations include the following surface lots; 56 Broadway and 255 Crown Street. Simply show your paper or electronic receipt to the parking lot attendant in the booth when exiting the lot.

 

Learn more about our holiday events, here!

 

Free Gourmet Hot Cocoa with $50 Retail Purchase
Nov 25 – Dec 24 all-day
FREE GOURMET HOT COCOA WITH PURCHASE, NOV 25 – DEC 24

 

Present a same-day paper receipt for $50 or more from participating retailers (view retailer list and rules & regulations) at The Shops at Yale from November 25 to December 24 and receive one free gourmet hot cocoa from Atticus Bookstore Cafe, 1082 Chapel Street.

 

Learn more about our holiday events, here!

 

Toy Drive Drop Off Sites, Nov 25-Dec 11
Nov 25 – Dec 11 all-day

Donate NEW toys (ages 0-3) and NEW coats (all ages) to benefit your neighbors in need this holiday season while enjoying seasonal jazz music from a 6-piece band, and magician Amazing Andy from 12:00-4:00pm on December 10th on Broadway Island. If you cannot make it to the event, please consider dropping off your new & unwrapped toys from November 25 – December 11 at one of the 7 drop off locations Union League Café, dwell New Haven, L.L.Bean, Barnes & Noble/The Yale Bookstore, Katahdin Furniture, Walker-Loden, or the Yale University Police Department at 101 Ashmun Street. In partnership with United Way of Greater New Haven, Yale University Police Department, Market New Haven and Town Green Special Services District.

 

Learn more about our holiday events, here!

 

Nov
26
Sat
Storytelling & Selfies with Santa & Mrs. Claus @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 26 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 18 @ 3:00 pm
STORYTELLING & SELFIES WITH SANTA & MRS CLAUS

Santa and Mrs Claus will visit The Shops at Yale and read stories to children and take photos with families from 1:00-3:00pm. This event is free and open to the public with free snacks!
–Saturdays, November 26, December 3, 1:00-3:00pm – B Natural Kitchen, 260 College Street
–Saturdays, December 10 & 17, 1:00-3:00pm – Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street
–Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 1:00-3:00pm – Barnes & Noble/The Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway

Nov
27
Sun
Storytelling & Selfies with Santa & Mrs. Claus @ The Shops at Yale
Nov 27 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm
STORYTELLING & SELFIES WITH SANTA & MRS CLAUS

Santa and Mrs Claus will visit The Shops at Yale and read stories to children and take photos with families from 1:00-3:00pm. This event is free and open to the public with free snacks!
–Saturdays, November 26, December 3, 1:00-3:00pm – B Natural Kitchen, 260 College Street
–Saturdays, December 10 & 17, 1:00-3:00pm – Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street
–Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 1:00-3:00pm – Barnes & Noble/The Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway

Dec
3
Sat
Connecticut Yuletide Carolers @ The Shops at Yale
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
CONNECTICUT YULETIDE CAROLERS (ROAMING)

Festive carolers will be performing simultaneously in the Broadway and Chapel Historic Districts wearing traditional garb. Great photo opportunities!

  • 1 quartet of roaming carolers in the Chapel Street Historic District on Saturdays, November 26, December 3, 10 & 17, 2022 from 12:00-3:00pm
  • 1 quartet of roaming carolers in the Broadway Shopping District on Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 2022 from 12:00-3:00pm
Strolling Carolers in Whitney-Audubon District
Dec 3 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Carolers will be performing in front of merchants on Whitney Avenue wearing traditional garb. Great photo opportunities!

–Saturdays, 12:00-3:00, November 26, December 3, 10 & 17.

Storytelling & Selfies with Santa & Mrs. Claus @ The Shops at Yale
Dec 3 @ 1:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 3:00 pm
STORYTELLING & SELFIES WITH SANTA & MRS CLAUS

Santa and Mrs Claus will visit The Shops at Yale and read stories to children and take photos with families from 1:00-3:00pm. This event is free and open to the public with free snacks!
–Saturdays, November 26, December 3, 1:00-3:00pm – B Natural Kitchen, 260 College Street
–Saturdays, December 10 & 17, 1:00-3:00pm – Claire’s Corner Copia, 1000 Chapel Street
–Sundays, November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 1:00-3:00pm – Barnes & Noble/The Yale Bookstore, 77 Broadway