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Entries Categorized as 'Development and Zoning'

Forum On Downtown Plans

April 21st, 2018 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From the Downtown Special Services District: The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, along with partners Bridgeport Generation Now and the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, is hosting Creating Community, a town hall event to encourage conversation about upcoming and current development projects happening in downtown Bridgeport. Tuesday, April 24th from 5:30-8:00pm at Read’s Artspace at 1042 Broad Street.

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Bada Bing In The ‘Port–Breuer And Diceman Cometh To New Comedy Club Downtown

April 20th, 2018 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

No longer must you attend a City Council meeting for a good laugh in Bridgeport. Vinnie Brand‘s Stress Factory comedy club celebrates its grand opening May 2, followed by a number of funny people on tap in the initial weeks including Jim Breuer, Gary Owen and Andrew Dice Clay. Bada bing!

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House Speaker: No Casino Without Federal Approval

April 18th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

One day after Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen cautioned against building an East Windsor casino operated by the state’s tribal nations, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz declared that a new casino in Connecticut will not be built anywhere without federal approval.

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Jepsen Opinion A Blow To Tribes’ East Windsor Casino

April 17th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Mark Pazniokas, CT Mirror: Attorney General George Jepsen strongly warned the legislature Tuesday against allowing the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes to jointly develop a casino in East Windsor without the approval of the U.S. Interior Department, a condition of the 2017 law permitting the project to compete with MGM Springfield.

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Forum Update On Downtown Theater Development

April 16th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The city’s selected developer to revitalize the long-shuttered Downtown theaters will host a forum on Tuesday to explain the development process and timeline that includes restoration of the Majestic and a major housing component. It will take place 3 p.m. at Margaret Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street. Contractors and suppliers are invited. The forum […]

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Roach Revenue–Ganim Urges Legalization Of Pot

April 9th, 2018 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

When it comes to legalizing pot, Mayor Joe Ganim is in the weeds. The Democratic candidate for governor on Monday urged the General Assembly to pass a “comprehensive, smart approach to legalizing, regulating and taxing recreational marijuana in Connecticut.” Under current Connecticut law marijuana is legal for medicinal purposes and decriminalized for small possessions. It’s unclear […]

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Walker Supports City Gaming Destination

April 6th, 2018 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bridgeport resident David Walker says he supports a casino destination for Bridgeport. The former U.S. comptroller general joined eight other GOP candidates for governor at a forum in New Britain Wednesday night.

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Malloy Should Broker A Deal Between MGM And Tribes For Jobs And State Revenue

April 3rd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

When plagued by one of the worst approval ratings in the country, budgets drowning in red ink, major companies fleeing the state and a flaccid jobs-creating legacy as governor, there is a way to go out the door on a higher note–bring stalemated parties together in the cause of creating thousands of jobs and stimulating […]

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