Bridgeport’s Downtown gem, the Bijou Theatre, a key component of a mixed-use redevelopment on Fairfield Avenue, will close its doors in a week, according to Christine Brown, who managed operations there for five years. A disappointed Brown says try as she may, rental and utility costs could not make the entertainment venue sustainable.
Entries Tagged as 'Downtown Cabaret Theatre'
July 30th, 2016 · 25 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
March 17th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Building a united brand with more dates and attractions, the Downtown Cabaret Theatre, celebrating its 40th anniversary, has joined forces with the five-year-old Bridgeport Theatre Company to create the Downtown Cabaret Main Stage Theatre featuring plays, musicals, concerts and award-winning children’s shows. Cabaret website here.
November 12th, 2013 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: The City’s Eisenhower Senior Center will close from Nov. 15 through 22 to prepare to move to its new location at 307 Golden Hill St. Seniors will continue to be able to access the swimming pool through the Elm Street entrance at all times.
August 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
John Ricci has been canned as airport manager. He will contest it. The airport safety zone issue continues to be a financial crash for the city. City Council agenda for Monday 7 p.m. at City Hall, 45 Lyon Terrace: 85-12 Public Hearing re: Disposition of City-Owned Properties to the Housing Authority. Council Discussion with Administration […]
June 28th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The City Council has several relevant topics on its Monday night agenda including “Council Discussion with Administration on Sikorsky Airport Safety Zone Installation and Easement Issue” as well as a “Resolution presented by Council President McCarthy re: Council Review and Possible Revisions to the City’s Purchasing and Procurement Ordinance, Chapter 3.08 City Contract and Purchasing […]
June 14th, 2013 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Mayor Bill Finch: City senior citizens who utilize the Eisenhower Center will be moving soon to a brand new facility on Golden Hill Street, as part of a unique partnership with city developer Phil Kuchma. Kuchma is renovating the building at 307 Golden Hill Street, and in return he is taking over the Eisenhower […]
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 […]
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