Home sales are up in Bridgeport. They’re surging in the Bridgeport region fueled by virus-fleeing New Yorkers.
“People are buying vacation homes in areas like Lake Tahoe; Bend, Oregon; Bridgeport, Connecticut; and the Jersey Shore,” according to CNBC’s Diana Olick (who) joins Shep Smith to talk about the surge in vacation home sales as people continue to work from home.”
Those internet trolls are tooling on our town for being roped into the report, as Hearst Connecticut’s Lidia Ryan reports.
Bridgeport does have some coastline–Seaside Park, Pleasure Beach, St. Mary’s by the Sea–and destinations like the Beardsley Zoo, the Stress Factory and a forthcoming amphitheater. Still, Twitter users cracked some jokes at CNBC’s unusual characterization of Bridgeport.
Ha, what does Daddy Warbucks say to Little Orphan Annie? “After New York, every place else is Bridgeport.”
Well New Yorkers, The ‘Port is sounding pretty good right now.