From Fox 61 With the possibility of having his bread buttered by President Elect Donald Trump, Bridgeport’s mayor, Joe Ganim, is approaching a Trump Presidency unlike most other Democrats.
Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'
January 17th, 2017 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, National Politics
January 15th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
The area around McLevy Green Downtown is growing a brighter face with building renovations, new housing units and ongoing construction for a German beer hall and comedy club scheduled to open this summer.
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January 13th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
It all started in 1871, when William Frisbie baked five-cent pies from a house on Kossuth Street on the East Side and delivered them by horse and wagon. Company employees flinged the heavy metal pie tins during breaks, many finding the bottom of the Pequonnock River. Yale students got in on the fun too and […]
January 12th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public hearing February 7, 6pm in the first floor cafeteria of Great Oaks Charter School, 510 Barnum Avenue, to share information about the proposed Barnum Station including the environmental impact evaluation. If completed, the East Side development would become a second city train station.
January 10th, 2017 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday cut the ribbon to celebrate the grand opening of Milano’s Wine Bar & Pizzeria in Bijou Square Downtown. Milano’s filled the vacancy left by Two Boots.
January 9th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post Just before the holidays, Black Rock residents began to see activity on a corner lot that has been conspicuously vacant for years.
January 5th, 2017 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Shuttered for more than 40 years, solicitations for development proposals have gone out for the historic Poli Palace and Majestic theaters, according to Economic Development Director Tom Gill who says advancement of Downtown North redevelopment projects spurred interest in the twin gems. For old-time Bridgeport residents they represent an era when the city was a […]
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January 4th, 2017 · 23 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
City policy wonk Jeff Kohut, a 2011 mayoral candidate, is not bashful declaring the reasons he says Bridgeport development has not advanced like other Connecticut cities. He calls it the Stamford-Greenwich-Hartford “bullying of Bridgeport” to preserve the lower Fairfield County lifestyle, “especially cheap Bridgeport labor.” As the Connecticut General Assembly convenes this week for a […]