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Chipotle To Host Job Fair

August 25th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Chipotle Mexican Grill scheduled to open a new store at Steelpointe Harbor later this year will host a job fair this Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Margaret Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street. Chipotle Mexican Grill has more than 800 locations nationwide.

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Zoners To Act On Ferry Terminal Sail To Steel Point Area, Black Rock District Changes

August 23rd, 2015 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The Planning and Zoning Commission on August 31 is scheduled to take up a “Petition of the Bridgeport & Port Jefferson Steamboat Co., Inc.–Seeking a site plan review and a coastal site plan review to permit the construction of a ferry terminal and dock, retail/office building, and a marine repair facility in an MU-LI zone […]

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Kohut: Ganim’s Barnumesque Vision

August 17th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning

2011 mayoral candidate Jeff Kohut is lending his policy wonk ideas to Joe Ganim’s campaign. Kohut shares why he thinks Ganim should be elected. Bridgeport is, unarguably, a special place. Of course, it is known to the world as the home-base of P. T. Barnum – perhaps the best salesman and most imaginative businessman of […]

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Finch Promotes Job Fairs

August 16th, 2015 · 35 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Mayor Bill Finch announced that Chipotle Mexican Grill and Bass Pro Shops–which are slated to open new stores at Bridgeport’s Steelpointe Harbor later this year–will be hosting job fairs over the next two weeks.

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Contractor Heralds Steel Point In Latest City Marketing Video

August 10th, 2015 · 34 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Electrical contractor Willie McBride is featured in a new city television commercial for the Bridgeport Better Every Day marketing campaign. This video focuses on the Steel Point redevelopment area of the East Side that includes Bass Pro Shops as the anchor tenant.

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Foster Shares Update On Tree Cutting In Black Rock

August 8th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mary-Jane Foster’s Facebook page: Black Rock residents came out in force today (Friday) to protest the senseless cutting down of six honey locust trees along Fairfield Avenue. The developer of Popeye’s came out to speak with us and we have been working on a solution this afternoon with his attorney. The site plan has […]

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Torres Eats Spinach Over Popeyes Restaurant Tree Removal

August 7th, 2015 · 18 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Frank Juliano, CT Post: A group of literal tree huggers attempted to spare the leafy canopy shading Fairfield Avenue, eventually drawing three mayoral candidates, seven police officers, two carloads of city officials and the developer of a Popeye’s restaurant to the scene.

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Blumenthal And Murphy Urge Boycott Of Bass Pro If It Doesn’t Wait For Gun Checks

August 4th, 2015 · 26 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Update on Bass Pro jobs fair here U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy have implored the chief executive of Bass Pro Shops to “stop selling guns to people who do not first definitively pass a background check.” The senators urge the public to boycott America’s largest sporting goods stores if they do not comply. […]

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