NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)-- New Haven is the place to be this summer with the 17th annual Pizza Fest on the green.
Pausing for pizza is a familiar site in New Haven at noon time. But this is more than a lunchtime break, it's a pizza fest.
"I work downtown and I heard that the festival was still going on, so I just came by," said Kellie Edwards, New Haven resident. When asked if she has a favorite New Haven pizza, she said, "not really, I just like to try the different ones."
And there are plenty of different pies to try for just $6 a ticket.
When asked what she was trying, Edwards said, "Tully's in East Haven. It's pretty good."
"I like Modern, I like Pepe's, I like Bar," said a person. "I don't think there's a pizza I've met that I haven't liked."
Pizza fest isn't just a very delicious idea, it's also a part of the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in New Haven. Every bite goes to a good cause.
Pizza fest raises money for "The Connection" a Connecticut non-profit that provides housing services, family support, and counseling.
"We are a wonderful human services agency that does wonderful work in the community. And in addition, we are serving some of the best pizza in New Haven today," said Claire Bien, Greater New Haven pizza fest director.
Not just Thursday, Friday, next Thursday and Friday at lunch time. So, there's plenty of time to grab a slice and support a local organization that supports the community.
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