In the summer of 2007 State Senator Bill Finch, the Democratic-endorsed candidate for mayor facing a stiff challenge from State Rep. Chris Caruso, was thrown a fundraiser at Cafe Roma, a now-closed city restaurant on Fairfield Avenue downtown. Dozens of political operatives and usual-suspect campaign contributors attended the event that raised a boatload of cash [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Gus Curcio'
August 9th, 2011 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning
June 10th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education
An intriguing configuration of Bridgeport area characters may intervene in the land use approval process for the regional science magnet high school including the town of Trumbull, and in an unrelated issue attorneys on behalf of a business partner of Gus Curcio, the city’s “exotic dancers” night club entrepreneur, whose property on Greenwood Street is critical to [...]
June 9th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
Maybe Gus Curcio should invite Congressman Anthony Weiner into town. They could call it “Weiner pulls a boner.” From Keila Torres, CT Post: Several people with ownership interest in at least three strip clubs in the city are planning to open two more–with or without zoning approval. Read more: here.
April 24th, 2011 · 2 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
General Electric, poised to deconstruct its massive vacant plant on Boston Avenue, will seek Monday night an Inland Wetlands permit for “the purpose of excavating and removing polluted soil from the upland area adjacent to Seeley Pond on property located at 1285 Boston Avenue.” The company also seeks a permit to demolish a portion of a building on [...]
October 15th, 2009 · 12 Comments · City Council, Civil Service, Development and Zoning, State Politics
1 p.m. Update: Anyone weigh in at the cop-controlled Planning & Zoning Commission public hearing Wednesday night? Several City Council members did including Council President Tom McCarthy and his chief antagonist Bob Troll Walsh. But instead of pols fighting, most of the action in City Council chambers came from members of opposing community groups shouting their [...]
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September 23rd, 2009 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, State Politics
Okay, give me a show of hands … who among you knows FBI Special Agent Chris Halpin? I do, I do, I do! That would be me, Leonard. I spent a lot of time with Chris in the Joe Ganim case. Ten years ago this week I told Mayor Joe and his personal concierge Paul Pinto [...]
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