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Entries Tagged as 'Bridgeport Bluefish'

Garth: Jack McGregor The Most Attractive Candidate I Ever Handled

December 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Legendary political guru David Garth passed away on Monday. As his New York Times obituary points out, he was an innovator, a godfather of campaign consultants, having furthered the elections of New York City mayors John Lindsay, Ed Koch, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. He was the media brain behind New York governors Hugh Carey […]

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Foster To Make Decision About Mayoral Run In January

December 6th, 2014 · 56 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

The length of the holiday shopping list pales in comparison to the list of things to do for a mayoral run. That’s where potential candidates are guided by dear old MOM: money, organization, message. Each category has its own checklist and 2011 Democratic mayoral candidate Mary-Jane Foster is examining her list to determine if a […]

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Does “The Movement” For Mayor Beat A Pulse For 2015? Or Flatlined?

October 29th, 2014 · 51 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Library, News and Events

The Movement “to raise issues facing the citizens of Bridgeport, educate and engage people in fostering real changes” will conduct its third community forum on Thursday, 6 p.m. at the Bridgeport Public Library Downtown, featuring former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, who has his Black Rock home for sale, as the featured speaker.

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Take A Shuttle From Harbor Yard To Central High School For Obama Event, Street Closures And Parking Restrictions

October 15th, 2014 · 5 Comments · News and Events

If you’re going to see President Obama Wednesday night at Central High School, plan on parking at Harbor Yard, according to organizers, and hop a shuttle to the event that’s generally a five-minute drive or so under normal conditions. Obama is not expected to speak until after 8 p.m. but this being a presidential visit […]

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Buckner At The Bijou For Bluefish World Series Party

September 29th, 2014 · 1 Comment · News and Events

This is a fun event. Has anyone endured more sports abuse than Billy Buckner for Mookie Wilson’s roller between his legs? Even had Buckner fielded it cleanly, would he have beaten Mookie to the bag? Buckner will appear at the glorious Bijou Theatre on Fairfield Avenue Downtown October 22.

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How’s Finch Doing A Year From Reelection? Any Challengers?

September 15th, 2014 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Law Enforcement

Mayor Bill Finch was there, so was former Mayor John Fabrizi, as well as Finch’s 2011 Democratic primary opponent Mary-Jane Foster. They showed up Saturday at a campaign headquarters on the West Side to support Democratic candidates for various state and federal offices in November. Party regulars waved the flag for this election cycle, but […]

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Ken Shepard, Bluefish GM

September 5th, 2014 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

I did not know Ken Shepard well, but we met and talked several times about his goals as general manager of the Bluefish. Over the course of the past few months I had email exchanges with him about the ballclub. I did not know he was ill and he never wrote a word about it […]

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