Mickey Herbert, co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team and a leading healthcare professional who was among only a few high-profile business leaders to support Mayor Joe Ganim’s comeback bid last year, has been named president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, replacing Paul Timpanelli who is retiring Oct. 31.
Entries Tagged as 'Barnum Museum'
October 18th, 2016 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Tags: Barnum Festival·Barnum Museum·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Housatonic Community College·Jack McGregor·Joe Ganim·Mary-Jane Foster·Mickey Herbert·Paul Timpanelli·Rina Bakalar·Steelpointe Harbor·University of Bridgeport
October 14th, 2016 · No Comments · News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: A Wicked Walk lantern stroll through historic downtown Bridgeport is sure to thrill as you visit scenes of suspected hauntings, Victorian-era murders, and unexplained phenomena. Join the Barnum Museum for a fascinating, and slightly hair-raising, one-hour lantern stroll led by author-historian-lecturer Michael Bielawa, as he sheds light on some of New England’s […]
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September 29th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: While works continues on restoration of the upper floors and other areas of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport, tours and programs continue inside.
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September 7th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director has announced the appointment of Robert C. Cardillo to the Board of Directors of the historic Barnum Museum in Bridgeport. Maher said of the appointment, “I am thrilled to have someone of Bob’s background as a key member of our Board. He brings years of experience in both […]
August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
News release from Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Bridgeport’s historic Barnum Museum has been re-appointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council.
July 16th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Damaged by a tornado, the Barnum Museum’s restoration effort was boosted a few days ago by a $500,000 grant approved by the State Bond Commission for architectural work in support of the museum’s dome stabilization and the comprehensive restoration of the entire national landmark structure.
June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a grant of close to $190,000 which will enable the Barnum Museum to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection, drawing from its own collections as well as those of the Bridgeport History Center at the Bridgeport Public Library. The grant project is […]
May 23rd, 2016 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, City Budget, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events
Leave it to third graders to ask the most basic–but to the point–questions. Do you get mad? What did you want to be growing up? Is it hard being a mayor? Third graders at Dunbar School visited the mayor’s office on Monday. In addition to their questions we learned what Mayor Joe Ganim is working […]