Category: New Haven

Month in Review, September 2012: Part 2, “Relatively under control”

2 November, 2012 (09:00) | Capital markets, central bankers, currency rates, democracy, Euro, fences, Global news, Grexit, Housing, Month in review, New Haven, NYCHA, Public housing |

By:David A. Smith   [Previous Months in Review available here: Aug 12, Jul 12, Jun 12, May 12.]   [Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   It is well known that we now have the problem relatively under control, and that it is the RAF who now suffer the largest casualties in this area. Monty Python, […]

Month in Review, September 2012: Part 1, “I abhor the implication”

1 November, 2012 (09:43) | Capital markets, central bankers, currency rates, democracy, Euro, fences, Global news, Grexit, Housing, Month in review, New Haven, NYCHA, Public housing |

By:David A. Smith   [Previous Months in Review available here: Aug 12, Jul 12, Jun 12, May 12.]   Looking back via these Month in Review compilations on my blog oeuvre (if one is allowed to call an accumulation of blog posts an oeuvre), I am struck by how far afield of the narrow topic […]

Nobody’s on the fence: Part 3, future

27 September, 2012 (09:50) | Communities, fences, Housing, Local issues, Neighborhood, New Haven, Politics, Public housing, Security |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   In the two posts preceding this one, we’ve dealt with New Haven, Connecticut’s desire, called to my attention by dedicated reader Matthew Healy using a New Haven Register (September 6) story, about a fence that kept the residents of a […]

Nobody’s on the fence: Part 2, present

26 September, 2012 (09:50) | Communities, fences, Housing, Local issues, Neighborhood, New Haven, Politics, Public housing, Security |

[Continued from yesterday's Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post, inspired by faithful reader Matthew Healy, brought us a New Haven Register (September 6) story about a contentious fence, that New Haven, CT wants its neighbor Hamden to take down.    Hamden– The fence along Woodin Avenue in Hamden dividing New Haven and […]

Nobody’s on the fence: Part 1, past

25 September, 2012 (10:05) | Communities, fences, Housing, Local issues, Neighborhood, New Haven, Politics, Public housing, Security | 1 comment

By:David A. Smith   Fences (and walls) not only divide, they also separate.    The New Haven side of the fence marks the back yard of Ribicoff Cottages part of the public assisted housing at Brookside.   People use them to keep things out:   The walls of Avila People use them to keep things […]