Since 2008 Ernesto Garcia’s food cart has served hungry Yale hospital workers and university students. Four weeks after reopening, he says the streets are quiet. “Right now, we’re doing maybe 50% of our sales,” said Garcia. He says the lack of students has hurt and business overall is down. Back in 2012, he used the profits from his successful cart…
State and local leaders announce a new loan program for minority- and women-owned businesses in the New Haven area and the Lower Naugatuck Valley.