A second train station to complement access to the Steel Point redevelopment area on the East Side featuring Bass Pro Shops as the anchor tenant is a centerpiece of Mayor Bill Finch’s reelection platform with a projected completion date of 2018 if all the station financing pieces are in place.
Entries Tagged as 'Bass Pro Shops'
June 24th, 2015 · 43 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
June 3rd, 2015 · 58 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Sikorsky Aircraft announced on Tuesday that it is “exiting its current facility in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and relocating employees to the Stratford, Connecticut facility. It is important to note that none of these announced layoffs are a result of the facility consolidation.” The company announced global workforce reductions including 180 jobs in Connecticut. Sikorsky operates a […]
May 23rd, 2015 · 49 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
The late OIB correspondent John Gilmore said mayoral elections do not begin in earnest until Memorial Day. Well here we go, time to take inventory.
Tags: Auden Grogins·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Bridgeport Bluefish·Charlie Coviello·Chris Caruso·Ed Gomes·Enrique Torres·Howard Gardner·Jack Hennessy·Jasper McLevy·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Gilmore·Marilyn Moore·Mary-Jane Foster·Pleasure Beach·Steelpointe Harbor·Steven Stafstrom·Sue Katz·University of Bridgeport
May 20th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
In a commentary that first appeared in the Connecticut Post the principals of the Miami-based RCI Group Robert Christoph Sr. and Robert Christoph Jr. highlight redevelopment progress on the East Side. The Steelpointe Harbor has always been focused on creating employment and economic opportunities while at the same time invigorating and developing Bridgeport’s waterfront. After […]
May 15th, 2015 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, News and Events
Continuing a theme of a “Bridgeport that works for everyone,” former Democratic Mayor Joe Ganim Thursday night launched his formal kickoff to try to reclaim the job he resigned more than 12 years ago following his conviction on federal corruption charges, asserting “This election is about the future and about which candidate has the vision […]
Tags: Alma Maya·Bass Pro Shops·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Charlie Stallworth·Housatonic Community College·Howard Gardner·Joe Ganim·Lisa "Honey" Parziale·Mary-Jane Foster·Maryli Secrest·Ralph Ford·Steelpointe Harbor·Webster Bank Arena
May 6th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Update: Finch statement. The state Bond Commission on Monday is scheduled to approve $9 million to assist with phase 1 of shoreline improvements for the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area of the East Side, according to a news release issued by the city’s legislative delegation.
May 1st, 2015 · 24 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: This week, Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch gathered members of his staff to discuss efforts to build community relationships and support young people in order to avoid situations similar to the recent events that have occurred in Baltimore. Among those in attendance at today’s meeting were Jorge Garcia, Director of […]
April 22nd, 2015 · 11 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From city Communications Director Brett Broesder: Today, as the state’s largest city celebrates Earth Day, Mayor Finch announced that Pleasure Beach–a 71-acre barrier island that was inaccessible for decades until it reopened to the public last year–will officially open to the public on May 23 at 10:00AM (i.e., Memorial Day Weekend). Through the month of […]