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About Josh Levinson

Josh has lived in New Haven for about six years and loves it. Maybe more than someone should. But who’s to say in this topsy turvy world we live in? His regular, "paying" job is as a software developer. You can regularly find him drinking away his sorrows at Cask Republic, but that quiet sobbing you hear is totally from someone else.
Latest Posts | By Josh Levinson
Salsa Your Way Through New Haven
1 week ago

Salsa Your Way Through New Haven

It’s Wednesday night and you’ve got this itch to do something. But you don’t feel like going to the usual bars and staring vacantly into your iPhone.

Yet tucked away in …
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Dear Yalies, Here’s Some Things You Should Know About New Haven
3 weeks ago

Dear Yalies, Here’s Some Things You Should Know About New Haven

First of all, let me say that I am by no means an expert in New Haven. But it turns out that any idiot can start up a blog and …
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How to Meet Single People in New Haven
1 month ago

How to Meet Single People in New Haven

Annnnd we’re back!

I know it feels like a million years (and we’ve all aged horribly), but it’s actually only been a few weeks since your favorite writer ventured off …
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My Favorite Dishes in New Haven
2 months ago

My Favorite Dishes in New Haven

Any idiot can tell you that Union League is a good restaurant. But once you get there, how do you know what’s really worth it?

(I actually have no idea.)


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New Haven Must Lead Connecticut’s Future
2 months ago

New Haven Must Lead Connecticut’s Future

If you’ve been under a rock for the last few years, you might’ve missed the bad news: Apparently, Connecticut is a post-apocalyptic wasteland from which there is no escape from …
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How to Spend Summer in New Haven
3 months ago

How to Spend Summer in New Haven

The sun is shining through the elm trees as the smell of hot dogs wafts from street carts. The stagehands are building a massive new stage on the Green. A …
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Restaurant Reviews: Amoy’s, Hunan House, and Pho Ketkeo
4 months ago

Restaurant Reviews: Amoy’s, Hunan House, and Pho Ketkeo

This week, I thought I’d try something a little different: a few mini-reviews of some of the (surprisingly many) new restaurants which have been opening all over New Haven.

I’ve …
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Elm City Express Rolls Pro Soccer into New Haven
4 months ago

Elm City Express Rolls Pro Soccer into New Haven

“Ten bucks for parking?!”

The disinterested parking attendant nodded glumly and shrugged.

“For this? For a semi-pro soccer team? Geez. Fine.”

With that, our first foray into professional soccer in …
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Buying a House in New Haven
4 months ago

Buying a House in New Haven

On March 13, 2017, I entered the next stage of adulthood by buying a house in New Haven.

People love to ask me questions about it, so rather than risk …
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Welcome to New Haven’s Strangest Apartment Building
6 months ago

Welcome to New Haven’s Strangest Apartment Building

Three years ago, I made a fateful decision to move into the strangest apartment building in New Haven, which also happens to be the old Chapel Square Mall:

Now. It …
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