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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
New Haven Must Lead Connecticut’s Future
1 week 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
2 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
2 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
4 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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New Haven’s Most Underrated
4 months ago

New Haven’s Most Underrated

Any idiot can tell you the Best Places in New Haven. You’ve got a smart phone. You’ve got Yelp. You can Google things, right?

But it takes a very special …
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The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Survival Guide
4 months ago

The St. Patrick’s Day Parade Survival Guide

I remember my first Parade Day like it was yesterday. Well, the first three hours at least. After that, it’s a blur of burritos and accidentally walking into people. You …
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B2R’s Guide to Making New Friends in New Haven
5 months ago

B2R’s Guide to Making New Friends in New Haven

Last week, a reader emailed me asking for help with something, and it’s a request I’ve gotten quite a few times before:

How do I, a post-college adult, make new …
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New Haven Fights Back
5 months ago

New Haven Fights Back

Aaaaaand we’re back.

I apologize for the delay between posts. It’s been a rather hectic month. I’ve moved the site to a new host, which may have accidentally broken the …
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