Full list of BarFest events here. Barnum Sails the Sound (June 11) has easily become one of the favorite Festival events! Grab your family and friends and join us for a spectacular evening sailing Long Island Sound aboard the P.T. Barnum, the pride of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Company boats!
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May 25th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
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May 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Budget, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Leave it to third graders to ask the most basic–but to the point–questions. Do you get mad? What did you want to be growing up? Is it hard being a mayor? Third graders at Dunbar School visited the mayor’s office on Monday. In addition to their questions we learned what Mayor Joe Ganim is working […]
May 13th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from Mr. Barnum: Next year marks the 100th Anniversary of this country’s entry into World War One. In an effort to help preserve this significant part of our history, the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport will be assisting the Connecticut State Library in gathering old photos, documents, mementos and other materials from the war […]
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May 6th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Hey, we have a bunch of political penguins in Bridgeport, but now you can see the real thing at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Four African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus) have moved into their new summer home at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo with the much-anticipated opening of the Penguin Plaza exhibit. Three males, Tubbs, Sal, and South, and one female, […]
May 4th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from the Klein The students from After School at The Klein (ASK) will make their first public appearance of 2016 on Monday May 9th at 6pm at Testo’s Restaurant. Funds raised from this community concert and dinner will support the Klein’s innovative arts education program, now in its third successful year. Since its inception, over […]
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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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.
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.