The removal of the statue has been well covered in the media. Click the link below for an excellent editorial by US Rep. Rosa DeLauro. https://www.nhregister.com/opinion/article/Rosa-DeLauro-opinion-Why-I-supported-taking-15366598.php?
In this tough times, the annual Festival of International Arts & Ideas is offering neighborhood residents a chance to purchasec 15-20 minute on-site performances. Friday, May 29 was the Caribbean Vibe Steel Drum Band. They played for a very enthusiastic audinece of neighbors – all with masks – at The Priory on Greene Street.
This decision was not taken lightly but was necessary in response to Governor Lamont’s announcement last week that any gatherings of more than 250 people must be cancelled until April 30. We will have the 2021 date posted in a day or two. Do come by and see the Cherry Blossoms in Wooster Square Park […]
Columbus Wreath-Laying Ceremony on Oct. 12, sponsored by the Greater New Haven Columbus Day Committee, began at 11 a.m. at St. Michael’s Church, then processed (see photo, above, with procession led by U. S. Representative Rosa DeLauro and Mayor Toni Harp) to the Columbus Statue in the park, abutting Chapel St. More than 40 organizations placed their wreaths around the statue.
Pumpkin Decorating on October 30, organized by long-time HWSA board member Keith Lorch, was a hit despite rainy weather. A good number of families came with their kids, had a lots of fun, and took home their decorated pumpkins.
The New Haven Preservation Trust held a reception, silent auction, and brief annual meeting, followed by an illustrated talk on the allure of cities built for walking on Tues., Sept. 17. The event was held at Quinnipiac Club on Church Street in New Haven. The silent auction featured more than 70 items ranging from publications, […]
held appropriately on Sept. 15! The well-attended event at Canal Dock Boathouse was free and open to all. The lively evening included videos documenting the development of the projects, live music, dance performances and hands-on art, puzzles and challenges. Click here to check out the Site Projects New Haven website.