Joe Ganim carries a refrain inside his head that goes something like this, “I’ve come too far, I’ve come too far.” Ganim won the Democratic primary in historic fashion, knocking off an incumbent mayor. He danced on a table, followers exploded with joy both in praise of Ganim’s comeback and with glee that he had […]
Entries Tagged as 'Joseph’s Steakhouse'
October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Tags: Andres Ayala·Auden Grogins·Bill Finch·Charlie Coviello·Chris Meyer·Chris Rosario·Danny Roach·David Daniels·Enrique Torres·Hartford Courant·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·John Ricci·John Stafstrom·Joseph's Steakhouse·Ken Flatto·Lydia Martinez·Mary-Jane Foster·Rob Russo·Steven Stafstrom·University of Bridgeport
October 24th, 2015 · 1 Comment · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Lots of good stuff going on to celebrate the Klein stage 75th year, including a concert extravaganza Nov. 14th featuring musician Paul Shaffer, legendary bandleader of the Late Show With David Letterman. A restaurant promotion with four Downtown eateries is also included. Check out the details.
September 29th, 2015 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Monday afternoon Joseph Ganim and Joseph Kustra embraced beefalicious all over again. Fifteen years ago Ganim, sometimes with Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa at his side, traversed to the Tollgate Steakhouse in Mamaroneck NY to schmooze restaurant maven Kustra to open a New York-style steakhouse in Connecticut’s largest city. Ganim’s power of persuasion prevailed and […]
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 […]
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Theatre·Captain's Cove Seaport·City Lights Gallery·Discovery Museum·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Housatonic Community College·Joseph's Steakhouse·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Ralph 'n' Rich's·Seaside Park·Taco Loco·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
January 26th, 2013 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Several Bridgeport restaurants including Joseph’s Steakhouse, Barnum Publick, both downtown, and Home On The Range in Black Rock made Connecticut Magazine’s list of top eateries. A bunch of us closed down Joseph’s twice last week following performances at the Bijou Theater and Downtown Cabaret Theatre. The staff was like “dudes, it’s midnight, can we go […]
February 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
Joseph’s Steakhouse on Fairfield Avenue downtown was sizzling early Saturday night. And it wasn’t just the dry-aged beef on the grill. Where there’s entertainment folks want to make a night of it starting with dinner.
November 11th, 2011 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning
As a young scribe 30 years ago there was the Ocean Sea Grill downtown and a few other eateries that came and went. And oh yeah, we had the bars. For reporters working the night shift churning out The Telegram, predecessor of the Connecticut Post (The Tele was the morning paper and the Post the afternoon) Sol’s Cafe on […]
Tags: Bijou Square·Bijou Theatre·Bob Abbate·City Lights Gallery·CT Post·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Épernay Bistro·Housatonic Community College·Joseph's Steakhouse·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Metric Bar & Grill·Phil Kuchma·Ralph 'n' Rich's·Two Boots·Webster Bank Arena
March 29th, 2011 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
There’s some good stuff going on downtown. Young professionals living in the old Citytrust Building on Main Street, 881 the Lofts across from Housatonic Community College and Bijou Square on Fairfield Avenue, developer Phi Kuchma’s retail, restaurant and residential project. Can you imagine, downtown has a wine store (Bijou Square) and a bookstore (Rainy Faye) at John […]
Tags: Bijou Square·Bill Finch·Bob Abbate·Brian Rooney·Charlie Carroll·CT Post·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Épernay Bistro·Housatonic Community College·Joe Gaudett·Joseph's Steakhouse·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Morgan Kaolian·Phil Kuchma·Playhouse on the Green·Rainy Fay Bookstore·Ralph 'n' Rich's·Two Boots