Legendary political guru David Garth passed away on Monday. As his New York Times obituary points out, he was an innovator, a godfather of campaign consultants, having furthered the elections of New York City mayors John Lindsay, Ed Koch, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg. He was the media brain behind New York governors Hugh Carey […]
Entries Tagged as 'Jack McGregor'
December 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
April 27th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Council of Italian American Societies: The Council of Italian American Societies (CIAS) will officially install Frank T. Gennarini of Milford as the 104th Grand Marshal of the Columbus Day Festivities at a fundraising dinner Thursday May 3rd.
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 […]
September 19th, 2011 · 10 Comments · City Politics
Hartford Courant columnist Colin McEnroe is certifiable, and that’s just the way he likes it. You can listen to him 1 to 2 p.m. weekdays on WNPR-FM (90.5). When it comes to city politics he’s befuddled like the rest of us. What will we do next? Check out Colin’s latest: I confess that after 114 years of writing about […]
September 14th, 2011 · 9 Comments · City Politics
Jack McGregor, co-founder and former co-owner of the Bridgeport Bluefish, wants to correct the record regarding campaign mailers sent by the Finch campaign against his wife Mary-Jane Foster. McGregor writes: Mayor Finch’s repetitive mailings regarding Mary-Jane Foster’s leadership of the Bluefish are just plain wrong, and he knows it.