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Entries Tagged as 'Joseph’s Steakhouse'

Wanna Attract Visitors Downtown? Always Market Your Product

August 1st, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

The notion that Downtown Bridgeport is unsafe is a fallacy. The Bijou Theatre enjoyed a number of performances that were jam packed. Were people afraid to attend then? When the Webster Bank arena has a sold-out event–and there have been many–are they afraid? Downtown Cabaret Theater just two blocks from the Bijou has had numerous sold-out […]

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Crunch Time! One Week Left To Election, Sizing Up Ganim, Foster, Torres

October 26th, 2015 · 68 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

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 […]

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Speaking Of The Klein, Paul Shaffer To Headline 75th Anniversary Concert

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.

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Where’s The Beef? For Ganim It’s Joseph’s Steakhouse

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 […]

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Cast Your Vote, Show Off The Best Of Bridgeport

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 […]

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City Restaurants Served Up In Connecticut Magazine’s Best List

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 […]

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Good Shows And Good Eats! Entertainment Feeds Restaurants

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.

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Bare It All Downtown

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 […]

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