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Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'

Bridgeport, an ‘Overlooked Dream City’

March 21st, 2017 · 27 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Bridgeport is the Park City. It’s also been called the Circus City thanks to P.T. Barnum. What, you thought it was called Circus City because of its politics? Well, add “Overlooked Dream City” to the list. The financial consumer website GoodCall recently ranked Bridgeport number 62 out of 461 U.S. cities with populations under 300,000, factoring […]

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Comedy Night To Support The Barnum Festival

March 21st, 2017 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport

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Let’s Eat! And Celebrate 40 Years Of Bloodroot

March 19th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Restaurants come and go, then there’s Bloodroot in Black Rock whose reputation for touching the pleasure center of diners, with good taste in books too, extends far beyond the city limits. Congrats to Noel Furie, Selma Miriam and all those who make the vegetarian restaurant and feminist bookstore a special place. Anniversary celebrations this week. […]

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Find Your Favorite Parade Spot

March 16th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

What began in 1983 under Italian-American Mayor Lenny Paoletta has flourished into a rite of passage for city supporters, an event to plan an entire day of good cheer, camaraderie, rumor mongering and a libation or two or three (call Uber please.) Bridgeport’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade commences at noon Friday. Marchers will start at Harbor […]

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Downtown Music Mash

March 2nd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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Let’s Eat! Sauce Versus Gravy

February 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Ya gotta love Jay “Ice” Piccirillo and Joanna Leone for promoting this event. Eat it and rub it on your chest!

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Dan The New Man For Frisbie Pies

January 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It all started in 1871, when William Frisbie baked five-cent pies from a house on Kossuth Street on the East Side and delivered them by horse and wagon. Company employees flinged the heavy metal pie tins during breaks, many finding the bottom of the Pequonnock River. Yale students got in on the fun too and […]

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Night Vision, Warren Blunt’s Poetic Bond With Health Director And Community

January 3rd, 2017 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

City Health Director Maritza Bond has written a moving tribute that appears in The Huffington Post to former City Councilman Warren Blunt who died last Friday. He was 63. Services for the long-time Health Department employee will take place this Saturday, 11am in Mount Aery Baptist Church, 73 Frank Street. Post condolences here.

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