We’re cruising close to the Barnum Festival season and former Mayor John Fabrizi is organizing the ticket push for Barnum Sails The Sound on June 11 aboard the Bridgeport Port Jefferson’s P.T. Barnum ferry boat. Check out a festive night of funk and food.
Entries Tagged as 'Barnum Festival'
April 25th, 2016 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
March 8th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
They don’t make pols like Joseph J. Garamella anymore. For anyone who knew him, all you had to say was Joe John. That was enough. Everyone knew who you meant. In the 20-year period from 1971 through 1991, Republican mayors–Nick Panuzio, Lenny Paoletta and Mary Moran–occupied the mayor’s office for 10 of those years. Republican […]
January 2nd, 2016 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, City Politics, News and Events
Pullman & Comley’s 20-year run as city bond counsel led by partner John Stafstrom could be coming to a close. The Bridgeport-based law firm with offices in Hartford, Stamford and Waterbury has been notified by the city that it is soliciting price proposals for upcoming bond counsel services from qualified firms in Connecticut. Bond counsel work […]
June 2015: Following Historic Shootings, Candidates Spar Over Crime, Ganim Places Finch On Defensive
December 26th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Joe Ganim left his mark in many ways in 2015, but where he gained the most traction in his historic comeback was public safety taking Bill Finch to task, particularly the incumbent’s response to an uptick in violent crime. Instead of showing compassion to victims in the face of tragedy Finch dubiously defended lower crime […]
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November 13th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Politics
Life is a gigantic swirl for Mayor-elect Joe Ganim whose comeback has gained national attention. He’s fielding interview requests, finalizing a transition team, pondering inner-office appointments and department head positions. What’s certain right now is he will receive the oath of office on the evening of December 1 outdoors on McLevy Green, named for the […]
October 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Lots of good stuff going on to celebrate the Klein stage 75th year, including a concert extravaganza Nov. 14th featuring musician Paul Shaffer, legendary bandleader of the Late Show With David Letterman. A restaurant promotion with four Downtown eateries is also included. Check out the details.
June 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The annual tribute to Phineas Taylor Barnum is in full swing this weekend. BarFest events here. From Mr. Barnum: Celebrate our community! A great musical street parade with drum corps, bands, dancers, drill teams, clowns, creative floats, giant balloons and some Barnum-sized surprises. Bring your family, neighbors, and friends to cheer the 67th Annual Barnum […]
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March 2nd, 2015 · 15 Comments · City Budget, City Council, News and Events
City Council President Tom McCarthy Saturday night was inducted into the Notre Dame High School Alumni Hall of Fame recognizing “individuals who have through their performance, conduct, and achievement, brought credit and honor to themselves and the Notre Dame community.”