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Entries Tagged as 'Connecticut Magazine'

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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Turkey? Try Squirrel Cacciatore

November 23rd, 2011 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport

A happy, fat, blissful Turkey Day to all my OIB friends. Feel free to post whatever’s on your plate this Thanksgiving weekend from your fondest Thanksgiving memories to your Turkey of the Year nominations. Attached is one of my favorite Thanksgiving-like stories that I wrote for Connecticut Magazine several years ago, a feature about Bridgeport native Joe […]

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The Feds Could Be Watching–The Train Gang–Gofer The Good Stuff

September 16th, 2010 · 15 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

City officials must be super careful about the effort to push through a regional wastewater treatment authority with Trumbull and Monroe. It has all the makings of déjà vu all over again. Lots of money involved processing waste, it’s an underground ca-ching machine. Let’s hope decision makers in this process don’t risk their liberty. Dozens of people, if it comes to fruition, are […]

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Bird Is The Word

November 25th, 2009 · 24 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics

Nice touch by city firefighters and Mayor Bill Finch visiting P.T. Barnum Apartments in a campaign to bring fire safety information door to door to residents following the fire that killed a woman and her three kids. This is a week for giving and saying thanks. Well, also a lot of taking back for Governor Jodi Rell […]

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