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Entries Tagged as 'Jack McGregor'

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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McGregor Reels In Finch For Fish Mailers

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.

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Reality: You Know A Project’s Successful When Everyone Takes Credit

September 13th, 2011 · 12 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

A lot of stuff is swirling out there about who deserves credit for making construction of the ballpark and arena at Harbor Yard a reality. Fact: There’s no ballpark, no Bluefish and no arena without Mary-Jane Foster and husband Jack McGregor. They were the driving private-sector forces behind the sports entertainment complex.

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