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Words, Sketches, Photographs–Two Local Legends Celebrated

September 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Harry Neigher was one of a kind–”Dutch Schultz has given the Bridgeport Police Department 24 hours to get out of town”–and as well, photographer Frank Gerratana, both of whom chronicled political and entertainment personalities for the Bridgeport Herald, later the Sunday Herald. Their work will be featured at an exhibit opening with a panel discussion […]

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UI Powers Living Roof For Zoo’s Rainforest Building

August 21st, 2015 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From United Illuminating: With support from The United Illuminating Company and UIL Holdings Corporation, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo will soon have a jungle both inside and outside its rainforest exhibit.

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The Warrior To Manage Fish For A Game

July 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The Bridgeport Bluefish have announced that Paul O’Neill will guest manage the team for one game on Friday, July 24th at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard in Bridgeport, CT, presented by Kia Motors America, Inc. and the Connecticut Kia Dealers. O’Neill, a five-time World Series Champion and Major League All-Star, will don a professional baseball […]

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Same Sex Street Party Thursday

July 8th, 2015 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From City Lights Gallery: The 5th Annual Exhibit, SAMESEX 2015 at City Lights Gallery is a gender inclusive art exhibit and event of painting, photography, wigs, head dresses, fiber art, and projected art. Featured work includes photographic and audio documentation of individuals expressing their thoughts on gender identity by “Gender Projected,” fiber art by Nancy […]

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Finch: Five Things To Do This Weekend

July 3rd, 2015 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release from Mayor Bill Finch: Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch encourages residents to enjoy some summer fun right here in the Park City.

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Paging Mr. Ed! Mounted Patrol Big Hit With Kids

July 1st, 2015 · 32 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Steve Krauchick of Doing It Local shares this video report of the Police Department’s mounted patrol visiting Trumbull Gardens public housing project.

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Barnum Festival Weekend

June 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

The annual tribute to Phineas Taylor Barnum is in full swing this weekend. BarFest events here. From Mr. Barnum: Celebrate our community! A great musical street parade with drum corps, bands, dancers, drill teams, clowns, creative floats, giant balloons and some Barnum-sized surprises. Bring your family, neighbors, and friends to cheer the 67th Annual Barnum […]

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Downtown Thursdays McLevy Green

June 17th, 2015 · 9 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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