News release from State House: Bridgeport State Representatives Andre Baker (D-124th), Charlie Stallworth (D-126th), Jack Hennessy (D-127th), Christopher Rosario (D-128th), Steve Stafstrom (D-129th) and Ezequiel Santiago (D-130th) said the state budget approved by the Appropriations Committee restores many funding items that were slated to be cut under the Governor’s proposal.
Entries Tagged as 'Discovery Museum'
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November 21st, 2014 · 11 Comments · News and Events
To close a projected deficit of more than $50 million for the budget year that ends June 30, Governor Dan Malloy announced cuts on Thursday that impacted social services as well as tourism including the Discovery Museum and Beardsley Zoo. More from Ken Dixon, CT Post:
April 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The legendary folk duo Aztec Two-Step, Bridgeport’s own Rex Fowler and his songwriting collaborator Neal Shulman, is making a special appearance at the Discovery Museum on Park Avenue. Check it out! Renowned folk-rock duo Aztec Two-Step will perform a magical acoustic concert under a celestial display of galaxies and light in the full dome planetarium […]
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August 10th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Discovery Museum: Is aviation history being rewritten? Now recognized by the internationally renowned publication Jane’s All The World’s Aircraft as the first to pilot a heavier-than-air aircraft two years before the Wright brothers, German immigrant Gustave Whitehead has captured the attention of Connecticut and the international aviation community as the debate of who […]
April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Connecticut Office of Tourism has launched a contest to name your favorite place in the state (no, not your favorite place to neck) and wouldn’t it surprise to create a Bridgeport buzz. Stamford, Hartford and New Haven are often highlighted in the state’s tourism campaign, while little ol’ state’s largest city (okay, it’s a […]
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April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about […]
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Theatre·Bridgeport Hospital·Captain's Cove Seaport·Discovery Museum·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Housatonic Community College·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Morgan Kaolian·New Haven Independent·Seaside Park·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
March 16th, 2013 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Mayor Bill Finch and Fairfield First Selectman Mike Tetreau are brothers-in-arms when it comes to the recently released research by the renowned publication Jane’s All the World Aircraft that recognizes Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead’s first powered flight in 1901. Paul Jackson, editor of Jane’s All the World Aircraft validated and built upon the evidence that […]
March 12th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
A vast body of evidence shows in 1901 Bridgeport resident Gustave Whitehead flew two years before the Wright brothers. Slowly, Whitehead is finally receiving the credit he deserves. Part of the problem was the slimy deal the Smithsonian cut with the Wright brothers.