From Bill Kaempffer, public-safety spokesman: Bridgeport Police Officers received some of the department’s highest honors at the department’s award ceremony Monday night.
Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'
February 11th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Cops, News and Events
February 10th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Cool stuff. Nothing More, the new single from the Bridgeport-based rock band The Alternate Routes, was featured during the opening ceremonies at the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The song was “inspired by the work of our friends at Newtown Kindness,” according to the band’s YouTube site. The Nothing More single was also heard during the December 17th 2013 […]
February 8th, 2014 · 24 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning
Mike Doyle, indomitable supporter of Bridgeport’s dormant Downtown twin theatrical jewels, likes to dream big. He’s trying to build viral momentum on Facebook in the cause of one of his passions, restoration of the theaters into a performing arts center. Now if we can only get it funded! From Doyle: For all you who live […]
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February 7th, 2014 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Anne Brignolo Hourcle captured bridal radiance. In a 14-room house on Kossuth Street along Washington Park on the East Side, Brignolo’s photographic genius turned her into a city institution. If you were a bride you wanted Brignolo. She passed away last Saturday in the Northwest Continuum of Care at Kindred in Washington State where she […]
January 10th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library
College campus area, music festivals, sporting events, beaching, biking, walking, running–Seaside Park is a waterfront gem in the state’s largest city. City historian Eric Lehman, on behalf of the History Center, Bridgeport Public Library, pens this piece about the planning of Seaside Park. Check it out. Before the Civil War, no one in town gave […]
December 29th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
It’s been proven over and over, give folks what they want and they will come. Once again it was validated with UConn basketball in Bridgeport.
December 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
Sweet treats and eats to all OIB friends. Christmas Village has been part of the city’s holiday fabric for more than 50 years. In 1982 it became a remarkable story for the entire country.