Our Community: Environmental Event “Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride” Back Again This Year

One of the largest environmental events in the area, the Rock to Rock Earth Day Ride will be coming back this year on April 30! Cyclists will be traveling between West Rock and East Rocks, where they can enjoy the local cuisine and indulge in the musical festivities, all the while touring the city’s parks. Rock […]...

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New Haven’s Restaurant Week Returns This Sunday

New Haven’s very own Restaurant Week will return this Sunday, April 3, to some of the hottest spots downtown. Nearly 30 of New Haven’s award-winning restaurants will be offering $20.16 lunches and $34 prix fixe menus, giving patrons a chance to sample a variety of international cuisine. The week-long celebration will end on April 8. […]...

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More Uber and Lyft Drivers Charged With Sexual Assault

Ridesharing services Uber and Lyft are once again stirring up controversy after continuous counts of sexual assault by its drivers. Two Uber drivers – 48-year-old Hassan Ibrahim and 47-year-old Salim Salem – in East Lansing have been charged with sexual assault after incidents that occurred earlier this year. In Boston, police are investigating two separate sexual […]...

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Of Note: Safety in Ridesharing Remains a Concern

According to a national poll commissioned by the Taxicab, Limousine & Paratransit Association and conducted by FrederickPolls, 81% of Americans surveyed claimed that “being safe” was the number one factor when taking a taxicab, Uber or Lyft. However, just this week, three different Uber drivers were charged with sexual assault, bringing to light the question […]...

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March in Review: Here’s What’s Happening in New Haven in March!

Happy March! You know what this means – another month, another fresh start! According to the Office of the Mayor of the City of New Haven, here’s everything to watch out for this month: Celebrate the 175th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to restore freedom to the Amistad mutineers on March 9 A […]...

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Metro Taxi Facebook Hits 1,000 Likes!

Remember when we listed everything that we loved back on Valentine’s Day? Well this year, Metro Taxi has one more thing to add to the list! Our Facebook fanpage has reached 1,00 ‘likes’! A huge thank you goes out to everyone who has followed us on social media for the latest Metro Taxi updates – we are beyond grateful! […]...

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Community Check: Celebrating Lunar New Year in New Haven!

The city of New Haven has planned series of events to kick off the annual celebration of the Lunar calendar this Saturday. The Lunar New Year festivities will begin tomorrow morning with a traditional Chinese lion dance on Whitney Avenue, a part of the annual Lunarfest. Children’s arts and crafts, calligraphy, dance and language lessons […]...

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Community Check: New Haven Firefighters Deliver Winter Coats to Children

Dozens of children in New Haven will be warmer this winter, thanks coat deliveries made by the Knights of Columbus, city police, and fire departments. The Knights, who have running the Coats for Kids program for the past seven years, purchased coats for the police to carry in the trunks of their squad cars to deliver […]...

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