What’s on your plate, turkey, squirrel, beaver, tofu? A blissful Thanksgiving to all my OIB friends, as well as to those in the community less fortunate. Your readership and friendship is much appreciated. Below is OIB’s annual salute to Bridgeport native and wilderness warrior Joe Haines, a feature I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years […]
Entries Categorized as 'Best of Bridgeport'
November 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
November 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
On Monday, Mayor Bill Finch and hundreds of seniors celebrated the grand opening of the new Eisenhower Senior Center, 307 Golden Hill Street Downtown.
November 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, News and Events
From Sacred heart University: Athletes from Sacred Heart University’s men’s basketball team are participating in a mentoring program that benefits children of varying ages involved with Hall Neighborhood House in Bridgeport. Hall Neighborhood House hosts social, recreational and educational programs for children, youth, families and senior citizens.
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November 8th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Brian Lockhart, CT Post: Over the past few years, and particularly under Mayor Bill Finch, Bridgeport has worked hard not only to promote the arts, but to make the city more affordable for creative types to work, live and sell their goods here.
November 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Check out the Bridgeport Art Trail calendar. Welcome to the 5th Annual Bridgeport Art Trail, a collaboration involving the arts community of Bridgeport. Use this guide to view galleries and open studios throughout the city on Veteran’s Day Weekend, Thursday – Sunday, November 7-10, 2013. Included are an arts organization directory and the November weekend […]
October 18th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
His initials are P.T. just like the legendary Phineas Taylor Barnum, and on Thursday Paul Timpanelli, who has served for 25 years as president of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, was introduced as the 2014 Barnum Festival ringmaster at Sacred Heart University where he graduated, and followed up with a teaching profession, election as Trumbull’s […]
October 18th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events
From John “Salty” Soltis, Bridgeport Public Library: The Bridgeport History Center presents: Lou Trapasso Poet-Painter who has painted numerous works depicting the buildings and city life of Bridgeport in the 1940s and ’50s. On Saturday, Oct. 19th at 2pm, a reception will be held to thank Mr. Trapasso for his recent gift of five of […]