Damaged by a tornado, the Barnum Museum’s restoration effort was boosted a few days ago by a $500,000 grant approved by the State Bond Commission for architectural work in support of the museum’s dome stabilization and the comprehensive restoration of the entire national landmark structure.
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July 16th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
July 2nd, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Friday, July 8 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET Vazzano’ Four Seasons, 337 Kenyon Street, Stratford, CT
June 24th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: Saturday, June 25, Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops Concert, Skyblast Fireworks at dusk. The Barnum Festival presents the Greater Bridgeport Symphony Pops Concert at Seaside Park bandshell. Pre-concert entertainment by the Steve D’Agostino Band begins at 6:15 p.m.; concert at 7:30 followed by the Barnum Skyblast Fireworks at dusk. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a […]
June 22nd, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
N E W R O U T E ! Starts noon Sunday. The Great Street Parade starts at the intersection of Park and Capitol Avenues, and travels south on Park Avenue, ending in Seaside Park. See more here.
June 21st, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Barnum Festival’s in full swing this weekend led by that genial Ringmaster Jason Julian with a series of events including the inaugural Barnumpalooza music festival Saturday and Sunday at the Seaside Park band shell. Don’t miss Elle Sera’s Saturday performance 1 p.m. She’s an amazing countrified indie rock-pop talent from Bridgeport. DJ Dan Moran, The […]
June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a grant of close to $190,000 which will enable the Barnum Museum to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection, drawing from its own collections as well as those of the Bridgeport History Center at the Bridgeport Public Library. The grant project is […]
June 13th, 2016 · 17 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Mayor’s Masquerade Gala brought out an eclectic group of city supporters and stakeholders to Testo’s Restaurant over the weekend on behalf of several not-for-profit organizations. Miss Connecticut Tiffany Teixeira of Bridgeport who finished in the top 10 of the recent Miss USA competition was among the luminaries. Deputy Chief Administrative Officer Gina Malheiro and […]