From Jim Shay, CT Post: Terry O’Connor, executive director of the Cardinal Shehan Center and McGivney Community Center, has been named the 2017 Ringmaster of the Barnum Festival. [...] “It’s an honor to be named ringmaster and follow in the footsteps of 68 other distinguished Ringmasters, especially Herman Steinkraus, creator of the Barnum Festival and […]
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September 24th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
September 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director has announced the appointment of Robert C. Cardillo to the Board of Directors of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport. Maher said of the appointment, “I am thrilled to have someone of Bob’s background as a key member of our Board. He brings years of experience in both […]
September 1st, 2016 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Sandwiched by a gator and boa, Mayor Joe Ganim joined Zoo Director Gregg Dancho on Wednesday at a ground breaking for the new kitchen and commissary for animals that will also allow visitors to view state-of-the art food preparation at Connecticut’s only zoo. The project is slated for completion in January 2017. Check out video.
August 29th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Cool story by Davis Dunavin for WNPR about country music artist Vernon Dalhart. Who kickstarted the country music industry in the 1920s, even before big names like Jimmie Rodgers and the Carter Family? And why is this Texas musician buried in Bridgeport, Connecticut?
August 20th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Have you checked out the new Brewport right off Exit 27 from I-95? It’s housed in an old newspaper distribution center not far from the ballpark and arena. What’s the secret to perfect pie? The water. And a tasty cold brew. And for you wine lovers they have that, too. And spirits. Gin! Now that’s our kinda […]
August 17th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
August 14th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Black Rock’s Taco Loco is highlighted in a national ad for WalMart and Mobil. Check it out.
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August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Bridgeport’s historic Barnum Museum has been re-appointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council.