Elm City Insider


Elm City’s Finest [2023]

On Saturday, October 14, the Shubert Theatre will present its second annual Elm City’s Finest, a very special performance series highlighting the amazing artists of the New Haven community. Last year’s inaugural event showcased talent from nearly every artistic form—music, dance, spoken word, visual art, and more. In the spirit of accessibility and community togetherness, the event is built on a “pay what you wish” system, requiring a minimum of $10 per ticket, but inviting attendees to support to whatever degree they can. Want to experience the fun? The event begins at 7:00 PM and tickets are on sale now... View Article


New Haven Night Market Fall 2023

The New Haven Night Market returns to downtown on Saturday, September 30. This popular event shines a light on downtown small businesses, amazing food, and talented performers. Come for an evening, leave with a drink, some street eats, and unique finds from vendors.


Black Wall Street Festival (2023)

August 19 marks another return to the city, the Black Wall Street Festival on the New Haven Green. The festival highlights black and brown business owners and creatives from across the city, catalyzing action toward dismantling systemic racism in New Haven, and a strategy to revitalize black and brown economic wealth throughout New Haven. This year’s event will feature live music, fresh food from the city’s best vendors, community-driven activities, and unbelievable performances.


Flights of Fancy (Summer 2023)

July 20th marks the return of Flights of Fancy: Summer Sips, downtown New Haven’s beloved shopping, wine, and food crawl, presented by Town Green District. Kick off the evening at the Omni New Haven Hotel for registration, at which point you’ll receive a signature souvenir tasting glass – don’t lose it, you can’t crawl without it. With your glass in hand, sample 16 curated summer wines, selected by The Wine Thief, as you peruse the inventory of 20 total retail locations from the Chapel Street Historic and Ninth Square districts. Sip, snack, and shop with your most fashion-forward neighbors and New... View Article

Kim Pedrick of idiom & dwell new haven

Beginning her fashion career at Lord & Taylor and Neiman Marcus in Boston, Kimberly Pedrick is the owner of New Haven’s very own idiom Boutique and dwell. She brings her expertise, style and curated collection of goods to the Elm City’s retail community. idiom is in its 17th year of business, and dwell is celebrating 5 years of business in New Haven. The owner’s favorite shopping destination? Chapel Street, home to many independently owned shops and restaurants. See what else she had to say about style and shopping in New Haven. On style: “The colors and textures of the seasons... View Article