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Entries Tagged as 'Jack McGregor'

Garth: Jack McGregor The Most Attractive Candidate I Ever Handled

December 16th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

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 […]

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Joe Haines Never Tasted Skunk, Pepe Le Pew Is Safe

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 […]

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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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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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Gennarini, Grand Marshal Of Columbus Festivities

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.

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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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McEnroe: Bridgeport Politics In A League Of Its Own

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 […]

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