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Paging Mr. Ed! Mounted Patrol Big Hit With Kids

July 1st, 2015 · 31 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report of the Police Department’s mounted patrol visiting Trumbull Gardens public housing project.

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Barnum Festival Weekend

June 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The annual tribute to Phineas Taylor Barnum is in full swing this weekend. BarFest events here. From Mr. Barnum: Celebrate our community! A great musical street parade with drum corps, bands, dancers, drill teams, clowns, creative floats, giant balloons and some Barnum-sized surprises. Bring your family, neighbors, and friends to cheer the 67th Annual Barnum […]

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Downtown Thursdays McLevy Green

June 17th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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Candidates Greet The Peeps At Juneteenth Parade

June 14th, 2015 · 52 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, City Politics

It’s a weekend for parades–Juneteenth Day Parade Saturday and Black Rock Day Parade Sunday. Did you go? Mayoral candidates certainly did.

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Obama And Brad Pitt Cousins?

May 26th, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events

Wednesday (May 27) from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. the Black Rock Branch Library will host the “Unusual, Unexpected, Unbelievable but All-True Facts About America’s Presidents.” More from neighborhood librarian John “Salty” Soltis.

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The Pleasure Is Back At The Beach

May 25th, 2015 · 8 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Pleasure Beach is back open with a historical walking tour of the peninsula in the East End. Mayor Bill Finch spent part of his Memorial Day at Pleasure Beach with several City Council members and State Rep. Steve Stafstrom. From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch announced that Pleasure Beach–a 71-acre barrier […]

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A Piece Of The Rock With Brilvitch

May 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

City historian Charles Brilvitch will lead a walking tour of Black Rock, that cool waterfront hamlet, on Sunday May 31 from 4-5 p.m. Charles will share stories and insights into the neighborhood’s formation, farming roots, shipping and trading history. Knowing Charles he might even know where some of the bodies are buried.

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City Lights To Feature Lifetime Making Comics

May 24th, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Al Capp, Walt Kelly, Ray Dirgo. Bridgeport’s history is loaded with creators of comics and cartoon strips. You can check it all out at the City Lights’ “A Lifetime of Making Comics” exhibit, 35 Markle Court Downtown, that starts Thursday.

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