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Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'

Lizards Invade State Capitol

May 20th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

It was Bridgeport Day in Hartford promoting all things the Park City to the General Assembly including Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Bridgeport State House members Chris Rosario, Andre Baker, Charlie Stallworth and Ezequiel Santiago lend a helping hand. Hmmm, lizards and lawmakers!

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Finch Unveils Pleasure Beach Walking Tour

May 17th, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, Library, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch unveiled a historic walking tour at Pleasure Beach–which is a 71-acre barrier island that opened to the public last summer for the first time in 18 years–that will launch when the island officially opens on Saturday, May 23, 2015.

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Finch Recognizes Heroic Boy Who Saved His Mother

April 18th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, Firefighters, News and Events

From public safety spokesman Bill Kaempffer: Mayor Bill Finch proclaimed April 17, 2015, as Alexander Cody Day in the City of Bridgeport. Alexander called 911 after his mother suffered multiple seizures and provided operators from 911 and AMR with key, potentially life-saving information.

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Manhattan Transfer To Perform At The Klein In Gala Honoring Carroll Family

April 17th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Grammy-acclaimed vocal groups the Manhattan Transfer and Take 6 will perform in a rare joint appearance at the Klein Memorial Auditorium May 15 at 8 p.m., the third event honoring its 75th anniversary that will also honor the contributions of Bridgeport’s eclectic Carroll family: Charles, Frank Jr., Robert, Jim, Larry, Peter, William, Patricia Vozzo and […]

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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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