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Cast Your Support For The Bluefish Opening Weekend

April 27th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The Bridgeport Bluefish return to The Ballpark at Harbor Yard for the 2016 season to open up a four-game homestand against the new in-state rival New Britain Bees. Tickets for all games are available by visiting the Harbor Yard box office, calling (203) 210-BLUE, or by visiting www.bridgeportbluefish.com. Here is the fun and excitement the […]

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Sail The Sound With P.T. Barnum And Johnny Fabs

April 25th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

We’re cruising close to the Barnum Festival season and former Mayor John Fabrizi is organizing the ticket push for Barnum Sails The Sound on June 11 aboard the Bridgeport Port Jefferson’s P.T. Barnum ferry boat. Check out a festive night of funk and food.

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Gene “Poppy” Farkas

April 21st, 2016 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

OIB friend Gene Farkas, the father of ex-city Tax Assessor Elaine Carvalho, passed away on Tuesday. In 2014, OIB saluted his decency and sense of humor. The video and words are attached, followed by his obituary.

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Eleanor Roosevelt Story Comes To Klein Stage Featuring Loretta Swit

April 14th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

On May 1 two-time Emmy award winner Loretta Swit stars in this insightful one-woman drama on the secret life of America’s beloved Eleanor. Following her husband’s death in 1945, President Truman called on Eleanor to lead the newly created United Nations. Knowing this would be a huge step for any woman, Eleanor reviewed her life […]

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EarthFest Comes Alive

April 13th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events

 News release: The public is invited to attend the first annual Bridgeport EarthFest on Thursday, April 21–the day before Earth Day. This collaborative celebration of Earth Day has been organized by The Kennedy Center’s Maggie Daly Arts Coop (MDAC) and The Bijou Theatre, as the recipients of the Regional Initiative Grant. Additional sponsors include: People’s […]

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Santilli Named CEO Of Homes For The Brave

April 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Homes for the Brave: ABRI/Homes for the Brave, a nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to homeless Veterans and other individuals, is pleased to announce Vincent Santilli as its new Chief Executive Officer. He will assume his new position on Apr. 18, 2016.

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Mr. Barnum Is Calling You

April 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Cool event at the Barnum Museum April 16. Check it out. A global day of discovery and exploration–Atlas Obscura Day–designed to celebrate the world’s most curious, wondrous and awe-inspiring places to discover, including ruins, temples, theaters, cemeteries, parks and museums. Created and promoted by the web site Atlas Obscura, claiming to be the definitive guide […]

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The Brawl For It All At Cardinal Shehan Center

April 8th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

On May 14th he’ll be little Joe for sure against the 500-pound Colossus at the Bridgeport Brawl Fest. Will Mayor Joe Ganim transform into mighty Joe? The might will come from Jay “Ice” Piccirillo, the wizard of Micalizzi’s. More on this from the Ice Man.

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