New retailer puts best foot forward on Chapel St.

“Kicks just keep gettin’ harder to find,” sang Paul Revere & the Raiders back in 1966. But not in 2019, and not on Chapel Street in downtown New Haven. Specifically, 976 Chapel Street, where fashion-forward footwear and athletic-wear retailer Sneaker Junkies celebrated its opening with a ribbon-cutting Monday afternoon under the auspices of landlord Yale University […]

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Appetizer & Dessert Crawl to benefit New Haven animal shelter

NEW HAVEN — The Shops at Yale later this month will hold its 3rd annual Appetizer & Dessert Crawl Fundraiser to benefit the Robin I. Kroogman New Haven Animal Shelter, according to a release.   The event is slated for Aug. 18 with check-in on the Broadway Island at 56 Broadway.   Read the full […]

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Sherkaan: Indian street food with a chill, innovative vibe

In New Haven, one of Connecticut’s most exciting food cities, Ankit Harpaldas is looking to disrupt traditional Indian cuisine.   Harpaldas’ Sherkaan Indian Street Food, which opened in April, is hoping to change the game, presenting innovative and “totally bindaas” food — borrowing Hindi slang for “chill” or “the coolest.”   Read the full article.

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MSNBC – Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years

MSNBC – Yale University Properties is hosting an anniversary celebration in honor of Ashley’s Ice Cream at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 25 at 280 York Street at The Shops at Yale in downtown New Haven. At the festivities, Yale University Properties will welcome guests including New Haven Mayor Toni Harp, Alder Jeanette Morrison, local merchants […]

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WTNH News 8 – Ashley’s Ice Cream celebrates 40th anniversary

WTNH NEWS 8 – One of the most well known ice cream shops in Connecticut just hit a major milestone. Ashley’s Ice celebrated its 40th anniversary on Tuesday — sharing the special day with customers by offering $1 scoops. What’s the secret to staying in business so long? Watch the full segment. Click here! Ashley’s […]

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Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream

Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream

Ashley’s Ice Cream Celebrates 40 Years of Locally Made Ice Cream Ashley’s Ice Cream Commemorates their Anniversary with a Special Promotion – $1 Cones from 1:00-4:00pm on June 25th New Haven, CT – Yale University Properties is hosting an anniversary celebration in honor of Ashley’s Ice Cream at 2:00pm on Tuesday, June 25 at 280 York Street […]

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Full of Surprises

The obvious comparison is between Sherkaan and what Kapadia called “white tablecloth” Indian restaurants, which she explained are Indian by way of imperial Britain. Harpaidas, who is also Kapadia’s husband, elaborates. “Anyone who thought Indian food thought tikka masala or vindaloo, right? I’m not saying it’s not true Indian. They use Indian spices. But it’s […]

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Braces Your Shelves

A few of the shelves at Grey Matter Books, a two-month-old shop on York Street near Elm, are still empty, but that’s because owner Sam Burton is still looking for just the right books to fill his cases—and because books are always heading back out the door. When shoppers come in to browse, he hopes […]

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New Indian restaurant opens on Broadway

The murals, decor and food of New Haven’s newest eatery are designed to make patrons feel as though they are dining on the streets of India.   Sherkaan Indian Street Food opened at 65-B Broadway in the Shops at Yale on April 3, and Yale University Properties hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday morning.   Owner […]

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