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Puerto Rican Parade Festivities

June 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release: The 2017 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County will celebrate its 24th anniversary with special events on Friday 7 July, Saturday 8 July and with the Parade as the culminating event on Sunday 9 July. The public is invited to all the events, with reservations required for the Annual Banquet Gala on Friday.

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You’re Invited, OIB’s 10th Anniversary Party

June 7th, 2017 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Who knew we’d last this long? 10 years and counting. Join us to celebrate, Wednesday (tonight), 5:30 to 7pm Trattoria ‘A Vucchella, 272 Fairfield Avenue. First drink on OIB, plus tasty treats. And the best gossip in town. Come on, we live for this.

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Listen And Learn About Lind And Barnum

June 2nd, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Mr. Barnum: P.T. Barnum was a showman, entrepreneur, politician and most of all, promoter of the unique and divine. One of the biggest accomplishments of his career, his discovery of and promotion of the “Swedish Nightingale,” Jenny Lind. The public is invited to an afternoon of historical fun and music on Sunday, June 11th […]

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The Show Goes On, Saluting Mr. Barnum’s Impact On Bridgeport

May 20th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

People think the final performance of Mr. Barnum’s circus will take place on Sunday in Uniondale, New York. Do not despair circus fans, it will not die, it has simply relocated into the White House. Hmmm, what would P.T. say about that?

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Sail Sound With Mr. Barnum

May 15th, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

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Book Signing Brings Out Connecticut Characters At Barnum Museum

May 13th, 2017 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

What better place to host a book party for the title Connecticut Characters: Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State than the magnificent Barnum Museum. Thank you to everyone who shared in my book event Thursday night. We had quite an eclectic crowd. Some scenes follow. Kudos to Barnum Museum Executive Director Kathy Maher and staff […]

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Step Right Up! Book Signing Party, Barnum Museum

May 10th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

What ya doing Thursday May 11? Join us 5:30 to 7:30 pm at the Barnum Museum, main floor, to commemorate the release of my new book Connecticut Characters: Personalities Spicing Up The Nutmeg State. Light refreshments served. What better place than Mr. Barnum’s gift to the city? Enter the left side entrance to the building […]

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Students Salute City Firefighters

May 5th, 2017 · 88 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Education, Firefighters, News and Events

On International Firefighters Day, city school students and neighborhood residents saluted Bridgeport’s public safety, courtesy of an event organized by the 138th Democratic Town Committee that represents the Upper East Side.

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