From Mike Mayko, CT Post: Her life was one of learning, teaching and inspiring. And even into her 90s, Geraldine Johnson, honored with degrees, awards and directorships, continued to volunteer at the Classical Studies Academy and with senior groups particularly those located at the Watermark Retirement Community at 3030 Park Avenue.
Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'
November 28th, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
November 25th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport
If you’re looking for something unique for your Thanksgiving Day table there’s no better guidance than OIB’s annual salute to Connecticut’s wilderness warrior, Bridgeport native Joe Haines, who’s eaten just about everything that cannot eat him. There’s even a recipe for squirrel cacciatore. Grab multiple eggnogs and check it out. Once Muriel Haines’ five friends […]
November 19th, 2015 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Thousands of enthusiastic customers Wednesday night flooded the opening of Bass Pro Shops, the anchor tenant to the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side more than 30 years in the making, outgoing Mayor Bill Finch’s economic development legacy. Bass Pro is an incredible 150,000-square-foot indoor experience for its “Outdoor World” featuring fishing, boating, […]
November 13th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Politics
Life is a gigantic swirl for Mayor-elect Joe Ganim whose comeback has gained national attention. He’s fielding interview requests, finalizing a transition team, pondering inner-office appointments and department head positions. What’s certain right now is he will receive the oath of office on the evening of December 1 outdoors on McLevy Green, named for the […]
November 10th, 2015 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
Tiger Ted Lowry from Cassflix on Vimeo. Tiger Ted Lowry had such a special story to tell, it’s worth repeating in honor of Veterans Day on Wednesday. One of my favorite interviews was with Lowry, the only fighter to twice go the distance with Rocky Marciano. Lowry boxed often in Bridgeport. He was also part […]
October 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Lots of good stuff going on to celebrate the Klein stage 75th year, including a concert extravaganza Nov. 14th featuring musician Paul Shaffer, legendary bandleader of the Late Show With David Letterman. A restaurant promotion with four Downtown eateries is also included. Check out the details.
October 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Remember the Bridgeport Jets football games at Kennedy Stadium in the early 1970s? Sometimes they were called the Hi-Ho Jets, owned by industrialist Frank “Hi-Ho” D’Addario. Bill Ryczek, author of CT Gridiron: Football Minor Leagues of the 1960′s and 1970′s will discuss the Bridgeport Jets and other CT football teams Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. at the Bridgeport […]
October 9th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Assistant Police Chief James Nardozzi will serve as the Grand Marshal for Sunday’s Columbus Day Parade that kicks off at 1 p.m. at Wayne and Jewett and proceeds south to Madison Avenue finishing at Micalizzi Italian Ices.
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