Doug Davidoff, an active member of the Downtown scene, shares his perspective as a neighborhood resident originally posted in the OIB comments section. He writes Downtown is active and safe. One problem area, however, is Tiago’s Bar and Grill, owned by Deputy Director of Public Works Joe Tiago. Davidoff also shares a recent video that […]
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
April 22nd, 2017 · 36 Comments · Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events
April 17th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bridgeport resident Tom Kelly, a follower of state gaming trends for decades, has submitted written testimony to the legislature’s Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee urging expansion of slot machines into the state’s existing licensed parimutuels including one in Bridgeport. He asserts doing so will not violate the state’s gaming compact with the tribal nations that is a […]
April 13th, 2017 · 39 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics
Bridgeport State Senators Marilyn Moore and Ed Gomes assert if there’s going to be a third casino operation in Connecticut it should be managed by the state’s two tribal nations that have selected a site in East Windsor to counter the $1 billion Springfield, Mass. gaming facility owned by MGM Resorts.
April 13th, 2017 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy announced on Thursday that the Department of Housing will provide up to $3,598,912 to assist Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust’s affordable housing project Downtown.
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April 11th, 2017 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Standing on the concourse of Bridgeport’s closed nostalgic twin gems the Poli and Majestic Theaters that city officials hope a New York architectural developer will resuscitate into a Downtown economic revival, Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa waxed sentimentally Monday afternoon about his visits there when he was a young man in a new country. “La […]
April 10th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Monday delivered the city’s annual address to the business community highlighting projects created under his predecessor Bill Finch as well as new ones since his return to office 16 months ago. See video above.
April 10th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
O&G Industries appears to be following a court order by Superior Court Judge Dale Radlciffe who ruled last month that the construction services firm must stop operation of its concrete crushing operation on Seaview Avenue. A sign on a company entrance declares “O&G IS CURRENTLY NOT ACCEPTING INCOMING MATERIAL.”
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April 6th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Superior Court Judge Dale Radcliffe has denied O&G’s motion for reconsideration after the judge ordered the construction services firm to remove a concrete crushing operation and storage facility on Seaview Avenue that had been ruled illegal by the city’s Zoning Enforcement Officer Neil Bonney. O&G appealed to the court and Radliffe ruled for the city […]
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