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Entries Tagged as 'Connecticut Magazine'

Forget Turkey, Squirrel Cacciatore!

November 23rd, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

We all have our Thanksgiving traditions. For me turkey weekend is incomplete without saluting wilderness warrior Joe Haines who enjoys life living off the land. Grab your favorite beverage for an account of this simply adventurous man’s world that first appeared in Connecticut Magazine.

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Forget Turkey, How About Squirrel Cacciatore? Yum

November 25th, 2015 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

If you’re looking for something unique for your Thanksgiving Day table there’s no better guidance than OIB’s annual salute to Connecticut’s wilderness warrior, Bridgeport native Joe Haines, who’s eaten just about everything that cannot eat him. There’s even a recipe for squirrel cacciatore. Grab multiple eggnogs and check it out. Once Muriel Haines’ five friends […]

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Who Wants Pie? Check Out Fire Engine Pizza Company In The Rock

February 19th, 2015 · 16 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

Who says New Haven owns the monopoly on the best pizza in America? Former City Councilman Marty McCarthy’s Fire Engine Pizza Company on Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock slices into Connecticut Magazine’s list of best pizza in Connecticut.

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Joe Haines Never Tasted Skunk, Pepe Le Pew Is Safe

November 26th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without OIB’s annual salute to Connecticut’s wilderness warrior, Bridgeport native, Joe Haines who’s eaten just about everything that cannot eat him. There’s even a recipe for squirrel cacciatore. Grab multiple eggnogs and check it out. Once Muriel Haines’ five friends inhaled the aromas coming from the kitchen, her husband Joe had […]

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Turkey, Beaver, Squirrel Cacciatore, Let’s Eat–A Salute To Wilderness Warrior Joe Haines

November 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

What’s on your plate, turkey, squirrel, beaver, tofu? A blissful Thanksgiving to all my OIB friends, as well as to those in the community less fortunate. Your readership and friendship is much appreciated. Below is OIB’s annual salute to Bridgeport native and wilderness warrior Joe Haines, a feature I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years […]

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City Restaurants Served Up In Connecticut Magazine’s Best List

January 26th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Several Bridgeport restaurants including Joseph’s Steakhouse, Barnum Publick, both downtown, and Home On The Range in Black Rock made Connecticut Magazine’s list of top eateries. A bunch of us closed down Joseph’s twice last week following performances at the Bijou Theater and Downtown Cabaret Theatre. The staff was like “dudes, it’s midnight, can we go […]

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A Turkey (And Squirrel Cacciatore) Salute To Wilderness Warrior Joe Haines–Let’s Eat!

November 22nd, 2012 · 14 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

What’s on your plate? A blissful Thanksgiving to all my OIB friends. Your readership and friendship is much appreciated. Below is OIB’s annual salute to Bridgeport native and wilderness warrior Joe Haines, a feature I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years ago. They don’t make them like Joe anymore. Grab your favorite beverage and check […]

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Megalomaniac Egan’s Egg-Headed Interview

February 7th, 2012 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Edward Egan, the former bishop of the Diocese of Bridgeport, proves conclusively in an interview with Connecticut Magazine that he needs a brain transplant. When Frankenstein created this monster he obviously selected the brain of a nutcase. And you wonder why the flock is vanishing in record numbers leading to parish closings. Egan tries to argue […]

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