When the curtain appeared to fall a few months ago on the Downtown gem Bijou Theatre it was like a shot to the solar plexus of patrons who loved live music, comedy, films, community events and theatrical productions in an intimate 200-seat setting. Developer Phil Kuchma says the Bijou never really closed, but has transitioned to […]
Entries Tagged as 'Joseph’s Steakhouse'
October 23rd, 2016 · 27 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
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 […]
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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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 […]
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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.