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Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'

Show Time! In 40th Season, Downtown Cabaret Marries Bridgeport Theatre Company

March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Building a united brand with more dates and attractions, the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, celebrating its 40th anniversary, has joined forces with the five-year-old Bridgeport Theatre Company to create the Downtown Cabaret Main Stage Theatre featuring plays, musicals, concerts and award-winning children’s shows. Cabaret website here.

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Officer Ford (Germar Terrell Gardner) Locks Down City Salute

March 2nd, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, City Council, News and Events

Bridgeport native Germar Terrell Gardner looks like he can still play the line for the Central High School football team but Monday night he met a line of well wishers who honored him for his role as corrections officer Charles Ford in the Netflix hit series Orange is the New Black. Mayor Bill Finch and […]

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Who Wants Pie? Check Out Fire Engine Pizza Company In The Rock

February 19th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

Who says New Haven owns the monopoly on the best pizza in America? Former City Councilman Marty McCarthy’s Fire Engine Pizza Company on Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock slices into Connecticut Magazine’s list of best pizza in Connecticut.

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Lock Down! Bridgeport Resident Wins SAG Award For Orange Is The New Black

February 2nd, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

Bridgeport native Germar Terrell Gardner, who plays corrections officer Charles Ford in the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black, won a coveted 2014 Screen Actors Guild Award for outstanding performance by an ensemble at the organization’s gala last Sunday. If you’ve not seen the series, you gotta check it out. It rivals city […]

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Tex Message For Shehan Center

January 31st, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Three weeks until pitchers and catchers! Meanwhile to warm us up (other than special elections), Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will appear at Sacred Heart University the evening of February 10 to benefit the Cardinal Shehan Center. Enjoy an evening of baseball and insight from Mark. All proceeds benefit programs at the Center. For more […]

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Bijou Named Beautiful Cinema

January 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport

If you’ve never been please check out the Bijou Theatre on Fairfield Avenue Downtown. It’s a gem. It has been named one of the most beautiful cinemas in the world.

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Showcasing The Genius Of Photographer Ed Brinsko

January 9th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

UPDATE: Brinsko images. On Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. an opening reception at McLevy Hall, 202 State Street Downtown, will feature the artistry of the late photographer Ed Brinsko. When I was a young scribe, Brinsko’s craftsmanship often fronted my work. Thanks to Ed, I had a chance of being read. There are amazing […]

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Local Leaders Say Ohio Wrong On Wrights, Whitehead First In Flight

January 1st, 2015 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From City Communications Director Brett Broesder: In Connecticut, several city and town officials today took aim at a resolution in the Ohio General Assembly that claims the Wright Brothers were first in flight. “Gustave Whitehead flew two years before the Wright Brothers,” said Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch. “It’s been proven by Jane’s All the World […]

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