New Haven in the News

November 30, 2017
If it weren’t enough that New Haven can boast one of America’s oldest colleges (founded in 1701), it is also the birthplace of the Frisbee. That’s it – I’m sold! Read more
May 28, 2015
Louis' Lunch is a petite eatery on Crown Street in New Haven, Connecticut, with a very big claim to fame: It's the birthplace of the hamburger!
May 22, 2015
If you’re looking for the authentic American burger experience, your search will begin and end at Louis’ Lunch.
May 11, 2015
Frank Pepe’s White Clam Pizza is included in a roundup of “50 States, 50 Pizzas”.
May 10, 2015
Arguably, there’s no better place to indulge than New Haven. The city had five pizzas on The Daily Meal’s 2014 list of America’s best pizzas, and rumor has it that top-ranked Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana is looking for real estate around Boston.
May 6, 2015
The site featured New Haven in a roundup of “Five Great Cities for a Great Burger” on their website.
May 4, 2015
Conde Nast Traveler included the Beinecke Library in a roundup of “The Most Beautiful Buildings in the World” on their website.
April 9, 2015
We asked—you answered. From pizza's birthplace in Italy to the streets of Chicago to far-flung locales in Africa and Asia, treat yourself to a little slice of heaven!
April 1, 2015
Travelers are a savvy bunch -- they know that it's better to visit certain destinations during certain months.
March 24, 2015
NEW HAVEN–Ready to get your grub on? Because it’s time for New Haven’s Restaurant Week!
March 21, 2015
New Haven Restaurant Week runs March 22-27, 2015.
March 19, 2015
Travelers are a savvy bunch — they know that it’s better to visit certain destinations during certain months. But the prevailing question is: Where should I be booking trips right now?
March 19, 2015
Looking to travel the second half of the month instead? New Haven’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas is back for the 20th year, with 15 days of music, theatre, discussions, and more from June 12 to 27.
March 19, 2015
Traveling foodie Kate Parham Kordsmeier offers a taste of how nine cultures prepare croquettes and where you can find each variation here in the USA. Unsurprisingly, you’ll find an irresistible version at New Haven, Connecticut’s Tarry Lodge, the brainchild of Italian chef superstars Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich.
March 10, 2015
The saying goes that everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, and judging by the magnitude of celebrations throughout the USA, that certainly could be true.
March 6, 2015
Wondering what's on the menu for 2015? Culinary tourism is on the rise, fed by a growing passion among travelers for local cuisine and an inexhaustible appetite for sharing their food pics online.
January 29, 2015
Craft beers are now getting the same nurturing that wines have been getting for years — literally.
January 22, 2015
As a travel writer open and game to exploring the offbeat and oddball within a few hours or one day's drive of New York City (Virginia to Maine), I've stumbled on some pretty bizarre, eccentric and/or downright weird things.
December 1, 2014
The New Haven (Conn.) Tree Lighting ceremony takes place Dec. 4
November 21, 2014
Where do hipsters go when they want to lay their heads far from home? Why, to these stylish properties on the forefront of design and amenities.
October 23, 2014
I’ve always loved university towns, and New Haven is no exception.
October 13, 2014
New Haven is totally adorkable: a high instance of insanely devoted eateries, so many institutions of art, religion and history, and disarmingly friendly locals.
October 11, 2014
Planning a visit to New Haven, Connecticut? Bring your culinary and artistic appetites!
October 11, 2014
The famed Shubert Theatre in New Haven, CT is celebrating it's 100th anniversary Dec. 11.
October 3, 2014
Perched atop the podium at Yale’s Woolsey Hall, William Boughton cuts an imposing figure.
August 7, 2014
Named after one of New Haven's founding fathers, John Davenport's, located in the Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale, offers menus derived from fresh local products and regional cuisines all the way from Prince Edward Island to the Hudson Valley, all while presenting you with beautiful views of the historic Yale campus from the 19th floor.
August 7, 2014
New Haven, Connecticut Distance: 180 miles (2 hours, 58 minutes) As home to Yale University, New Haven "is packed with museums, galleries and more," says Bob Diener, co-founder of "Neighborhoods such as Little Italy have great food and the Audubon Arts district is loaded with galleries." Read more: Follow us: @mcall on Twitter | on Facebook
August 5, 2014
The famous pizza town has a culinary history that dates further back than pizza — to craft beer, parking spaces used for outdoor seating, the first ever square-shaped donuts, the original sustainable sushi restaurant, and much more
July 31, 2014
Somewhere between quiet villages and metropolises that never sleep are these perfect up-and-coming American cities. With their revitalized downtowns, they’re savvy enough to brew smooth craft beers, land touring Broadway shows, and attract Food Network-caliber chefs.
July 20, 2014
Somewhere between quiet villages and metropolises that never sleep are these perfect up-and-coming American cities. With their revitalized downtowns, they're savvy enough to brew smooth craft beers, land touring Broadway shows, and attract Food Network-caliber chefs. But they'll welcome you with that unpretentious small-town warmth that automatically puts you at ease. Here are 10 terrific little cities, New Haven being one of them!
July 19, 2014
Known as the birthplace of American pizza, the city of New Haven lives up to its reputation as a first class foodie destination and continues to cultivate pioneering restaurateurs. But New Haven is more than a foodie city. It’s a place to explore history and architecture, art and culture. It's where ideas are nurtured and celebrated. Happily, it’s also very accessible to families and is wonderfully walkable.
July 17, 2014
There's something perfect about hammering out the last chapter of your novel—or just a harmless email—in an inspirational hotel...New Haven's The Study at Yale is one of these great hotels.
July 3, 2014
his past weekend, I hopped on MetroNorth and experienced everything New Haven had to offer and did it all in 48-hours. We’ve rounded up everything from where to kick off your morning to where to end your night.
June 26, 2014
This docket of tennis events around the country gives fans a chance to see many of the planet’s top players in some of the most electric venues in America. Read on for an itinerary of five Series stops that includes off-the-court events and high-end hotels to relax in after all of the racquet racket has calmed for the night.
June 25, 2014
In a country filled with large cities constantly warring over whose pizza is superior, a smaller town’s claim can sometimes get overlooked. That would be the case for New Haven, except for the fact that they already know they have the best pizza in the country -- and they don’t need to publicize that fact. For generations, a pizza culture that rivals those of Chicago and New York has been developing on the sleepy Southern Connecticut coast
April 8, 2014
In best foods: these 15 New Haven restaurants will blow the taste buds out of your mouth.
March 18, 2014
If you live in a place that’s somewhere in-between a major metro and a rustic retreat, you’ve probably been wondering how your city stacks up in terms of excitement level.
March 10, 2014
New Haven has many treasures including Project Storefronts, a custom design clothing boutique, theater, and fantastic food.
March 6, 2014
The scene: New Haven, Conn., is famous for two things: being home to Yale University and as a world-renowned pizza destination.
February 19, 2014
Olympic bronze medalist Alex Deibold is getting a New Haven-style celebration this morning. His family and friends gathered at the famous Pepe's Pizza for a Today Show appearance this morning. The Branford native was a sensation on the slopes yesterday, four years after going to Vancouver, where his job was waxing other competitors' snowboards.
February 11, 2014
In a vote of confidence for the downtown area, the Canadian firm LiveWorkLearnPlay has signed on to bring 1,000 apartment units (mainly rentals), 76,000 square feet of retail space, 200,000 square feet of office space, a high-end hotel with up to 200 residential units, and a large public square to a 4.6-acre site that was formerly home to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum.
February 2, 2014
Have you ever been to New Haven, CT? For all our East Coast readers, New Haven offers a variety of family friendly activities! It’s affordable and has lots of learning activities and adventures for kids who appreciate art, music, and culture. So we’re bringing you just a few of the must see attractions in this great city!
January 24, 2014
Welcome to New Haven, Connecticut: home of the Yale, historians, and foodies. Situated a couple hours north of New York, New Haven is a charming mixture of college town and cultural hub.
January 19, 2014
Michael Yeargan, a student of Mr. Lee’s at the Yale School of Drama in 1969 and now co-chairman of the drama school’s design department, recognized that at the 2005 Tony Awards ceremonies, where Mr. Yeargan was honored for set design.
January 15, 2014
The aromas of cooking infiltrate every corner of the small apartment. Aracely Rojas carries plate after plate to the kitchen table: pozole with hominy, tamales, garlic prawns, lamb barbacoa, ceviche Veracruz, Yucatan pork with plantains. Her guest, Prasad Chirnomula, is dazzled: “I love your food,” he declares. She sparkles.
January 7, 2014
The Courant featured New Haven in an article on apartment vacancy rates tracked by Reis Inc., a real estate research firm, which ranked New Haven #1 at 2.2%.
January 6, 2014
The Wall Street Journal referenced New Haven in an article about rental rates going up as demand remains strong nationwide for rental housing. New Haven has the lowest rental vacancy rate in the nation and we have been in the top 5 for some time now.
January 6, 2014
The city boasts fantastic restaurants, from the staid Louis Lunch that has been serving burgers (considered the first in America to do so) the same way for more than a century (no condiments – don’t even ask) to the upscale Roia.
January 2, 2014
CNN featured New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas as one of its 50 States, 50 spots for 2014
December 12, 2013
A review of The Study Hotel at Yale, as well as mentions for the Yale University Art Gallery, Peabody Museum and Yale Center for British Art.
October 22, 2013
Without a doubt, most of America’s best pies are still in New Haven, New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Phoenix. Sorry, San Diego
October 14, 2013
The northeast is known as a destination for leaf peepers and this year’s temperate weather should lead to a spectacular 2013 fall foliage season.
October 7, 2013
To mark the inauguration of Yale University’s 23rd president, Peter Salovey, on Oct. 13, many New Haven restaurants are offering dining deals pegged to the number, from Oct. 11-13.
October 7, 2013
There's more to the historic New England city of New Haven, Connecticut than its famed Neapolitan-style apizza (though darn, that's good) and Yale's Ivy League pedigree.
September 27, 2013
College towns offer a just-right mix for weekend getaways, especially in the fall: small-town friendliness, big city-caliber culture…and football.
September 15, 2013
The next morning my family and I quickly came to understand why breakfast at Claire’s Corner Copia is mandatory.
July 29, 2013
Reading material in many hotel rooms has become about as spare as it can be — open the desk drawer and it might hold a Gideon Bible and a Yellow Pages.
July 25, 2013
A recent dinner at Roìa Restaurant in New Haven prompted the question of how this new operation, barely four months old, could make us feel we were in such good hands.
July 10, 2013
Last time I was in New Haven, I spent a lot of time at the Modern Art section of the Yale Gallery, because modern art baffles me.
July 8, 2013
For the last several weeks, New Haven has celebrated its 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas.
June 30, 2013
Since coming back from my whirlwind weekend getaway to New Haven, I have been anxious to put together a preview of the shows, the events, the people, the food, and well, the city itself.
June 11, 2013
After decades of decline, Connecticut’s capital of higher learning is getting its second wind. More than just pizza and petty crime, New Haven — that gritty city along Long Island Sound — now has a chic boutique hotel, hip restaurants honored by both the James Beard Foundation and the Food Network, and a landmark art museum fresh off a $135 million expansion.
June 7, 2013
New Haven is the East Coast equivalent to Berkeley. Smart, stylish, sexy urban with a small town feel, this city gives you the feeling you get when you go to a dinner party with a bunch of professors. This city is polished and laid back at the same time.