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Entries Tagged as 'Beardsley Zoo'

Paging Elephants And Donkeys–Let’s Roar At OIB 10th Anniversary Party, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

May 20th, 2018 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Thank you to everyone who attended and thank you to our loyal readers. We’re having a party today Wednesday and you’re invited. Ten years in the political jungle. It’s been a wild ride. And more to come. Join us 5-7 pm for the OIB 10th anniversary party at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Poise your safari attire!

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Welcome To The Jungle: OIB 10th Anniversary Party, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, May 23

April 30th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Okay, time to mark your calendars, Wednesday, May 23, 5-7 pm for the OIB 10th anniversary party at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. The theme? “Welcome To The Jungle.” What else could it be for a political site?  This is a wild political season so time to get our wild on at the zoo. Poise your safari […]

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Welcome To The Jungle: Tiger Cubs, Pols And OIB’s 10th Anniversary Party At The Zoo Coming Soon

April 18th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

They are 50 pounds and growing, perhaps reaching adulthood 500 pounds as the largest cat in the world. It’s rare that a zoo can feature two Siberian tigers born in captivity, but that’s what happened on Wednesday as hundreds lined up for the coming-out event for the cubs born several months ago at Connecticut’s Beardsley […]

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Bridgeport Day At State Capitol

April 13th, 2018 · 21 Comments · News and Events

The Barnum Museum, Discovery Museum, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, social service organizations, businesses and more represented the city on Thursday at the annual Bridgeport Day at the State Capitol. Check out the video.

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Say “I Do” At The Zoo

March 27th, 2018 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Bridgeport animal control officer Jennifer Merenda knows how to talk to animals. Even a howler monkey at Connecticut’s Beardsley zoo where she married last September. The zoo is a hot place for parties and weddings. Hmmm, maybe an OIB party there soon?

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It’s Groundhog Day! Worship A Rat–Beardsley Bart Proves Phil A Liar

February 2nd, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events

Groundhog day, the pigskin season ends Sunday, pitchers and catchers report in two weeks. It can only mean one thing: worship the rat. Spring’s on the horizon. We don’t care about that rodent punk in Pennsylvania. We’re waiting on Beardsley Bart. Prairie dogging, anyone? And now we know what to expect the next six weeks […]

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Purrrrfect–Zoo’s Tiger Cub Cam Crashes From Toothy Traffic

January 30th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Talk about having a tiger by the tail. The newly launched tiger cub cam to cuddle up close the months-old Amur tigers birthed at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo was so popular the zoo’s site crashed Tuesday morning. Looks like it’s back up and running. See tiger cub cam here and watch Reka and Zeya who’ve become national […]

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Calling All Candidates–Turn Cities Into Economic Drivers? State Has No Plan

January 22nd, 2018 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics

Connecticut has no plan to transform cities into regional economic drivers. The pols in charge say they do, but it’s fallacious spin. Cities should and must be economic drivers. When that occurs everyone benefits. The evidence of urban economics for the greater good is overwhelming. Every time a city befalls trouble in Connecticut be it […]

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