Mayor Bill Finch on Wednesday highlighted what is expected to be the linchpin of his reelection effort, construction at the Steelepointe Harbor redevelopment area of the East Side, as former Mayor Joe Ganim is poised to challenge Finch for his old job. Ganim could make a formal entry into the race as soon as Thursday. […]
Entries Tagged as 'Bass Pro Shops'
April 1st, 2015 · 18 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Tags: AmyMarie Vizzo-Paniccia·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Brian Lockhart·CT Post·Joe Ganim·Lenny Paoletta·Lydia Martinez·Melanie Jackson·Milta Feliciano·Paul Timpanelli·Steelpointe Harbor·Wall Street Journal
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.”
January 8th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Business Wire news release: BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. & MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NMS Capital Group, LLC, a Beverly Hills, California based multi-disciplined global financial services firm today announced that NMS Capital Securities, LLC (“NMS Securities”), its SEC and FINRA registered broker dealer affiliate, has been engaged as the exclusive financial advisor by RCI Group in connection with the […]
January 7th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events
Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, considering a run for mayor, was honored by Mayor Bill Finch Monday night at the start of the City Council meeting for his long service to the city. The mayor’s proclamation noted that Daniels resides in Hamden. But no, Daniels corrected the mayor, I’m a Bridgeport resident again. Well almost, […]
December 29th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education
We’re on the cusp of 2015, so that can mean only one thing: time to reach deep into your crystal ball to puke up predictions.
Crane Sighting, Steelpointe Harbor Goes Vertical On East Side. Does Bass Pro Oversell Economic Impact?
December 14th, 2014 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
UPDATE: Includes link to Hugh Bailey article. Redevelopment of a troubled area of the East Side has been more than 30 years in the making and the project still has its share of cynics, but something happened on Thursday that never occurred before: vertical construction.
November 25th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Skeptics have been waiting for concrete proof Bass Pro Shops is happening. The concrete has started. As trucks have begun to pour concrete footings for construction of Bass Pro on the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area, the mega outdoor retailer’s founder and chief executive Johnny Morris will be in Bridgeport December 11 as the featured speaker […]
November 20th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
How much moolah has the city received so far from the developer of Steelpointe Harbor to revitalize the East Side? About $1.2 million, according to City Communications Director Brett Broesder.