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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Transformation Of Ballpark To Music Amphitheater Progresses

October 10th, 2018 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The double plays turned at second base at the old ballpark at Harbor Yard will convert to double octaves of music next summer at the amphitheater now under construction … if weather cooperates. That’s where the stage will be equipped as work continues for a projected opening next summer showcasing some of the world’s hottest performers in […]

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DeFilippo Toasts Booze Decision Pending Zoning Appeal

October 9th, 2018 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

City zoners raised City Councilman Michael DeFilippo’s spirits in July when they halved the distance between liquor stores and schools, daycare facilities, hospitals and churches to 750 feet. The decision faced fierce opposition from liquor store owners and community leaders. Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe denied a temporary restraining order on the decision, but left the door […]

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Bank Of America Employee Volunteers Partner With Habitat For Humanity To Build Home On Maplewood Avenue

October 9th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

News release: This week, local Habitat for Humanity affiliates and Bank of America came together in Connecticut as part of Bank of America’s fifth annual Global Build in partnership with Habitat for Humanity. From Sept. 29 through Oct. 6, Bank of America employee volunteers worked alongside different Habitat for Humanity affiliates across the globe to […]

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Lamont Pushes Innovation

October 8th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

From Ned Lamont: Ned Lamont, Democratic nominee for governor, published an op-ed on Medium today detailing his success as a businessman and his plan to launch a Business Advisory Council to aggressively pursue bringing new businesses and jobs to Connecticut.

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Onofrio To Replace Herbert As Bridgeport Regional Business Chief

October 2nd, 2018 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Dan Onofrio, a partner in three Rita’s Ice franchises in Connecticut, has been tapped to replace Mickey Herbert as chief executive of the 700-member Bridgeport Regional Business Council, according to a news release issued by the board of directors. Herbert’s final day is October 31. The business organization covers Bridgeport, Stratford, Trumbull and local chamber affiliates.

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Judge Deals Setback To Tribal Casino In East Windsor, MGM Pushes Call For Bridgeport Gaming Destination

October 1st, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

A years-away tribal casino planned for East Windsor to protect its Connecticut market share from MGM’s $1 billion resort that opened in Springfield, Massachusetts in August was dealt a major setback this weekend by a federal judge who ruled that Connecticut’s two tribal nations have no legal authority to compel the federal Department of the […]

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Lighting Up The Avenue, A Grocery Store And Much More Planned For East End Food Desert

September 26th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Could it finally be the East End’s time? A local developer with deep roots in the East End joined Mayor Joe Ganim and other officials on Wednesday to announce plans for a 30,000-square foot buildout that will include a grocery store, Optimus Health Care facility, a pharmacy, restaurants, hair salon and laundromat, all adjacent to a […]

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Aw Shucks! Oyster Bar Opening Makes Progress Along Waterfront

September 24th, 2018 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Developers of Steelpointe Harbor, transforming the face of the East Side and East End, not far from Downtown, promised a raw bar restaurant as part of the reclamation of the city’s waterfront. According to a Boca Mediterranean Oyster Bar Facebook post, “Get ready for fresh, seasonal seafood and unparalleled water views, coming this Fall!” Slurping blue point […]

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