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Entries from October 17th, 2017

Saffan Touts ‘Dream Come True’ For Amphitheater–Koplik: City To Become Music Center Of Fairfield County

August 10th, 2017 · 95 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Declaring it Bridgeport’s emergence as the center of music entertainment in Fairfield County, Connecticut’s top concert promoter Jim Koplik of Live Nation and SportsCenter of Connecticut, leader Howard Saffan joined Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday afternoon on McLevy Green Downtown to announce a partnership to transform the Ballpark at Harbor Yard into a $15 million weather-proof boutique amphitheater seating upwards of 8,000 for […]

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You Like Primaries? You Got ‘Em

August 10th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events

The deadline for petitioning candidates to submit signatures to the Registrar’s Office was Wednesday at 4 p.m. It looks like nine Democratic primaries in ten City Council districts. Elections officials are still reviewing some challenger petition sheets for certification, so additional names could be added but here’s a look so far. First two names party endorsed […]

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Does Planning & Zoning Have A Plan?

August 10th, 2017 · 7 Comments · City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Kyle Langan, Democratic City Council candidate for the West Side 132nd District, raises questions about the role of the Planning & Zoning Commission regarding the Downtown theater project. On Monday July 31st there was supposed to be a regular meeting of the Planning and Zoning commission at 6:30 p.m. at Lyon Terrace–it never happened. The […]

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