Can Tiin, a French Vietnamese bistro on Fairfield Avenue, has closed, marking another recent casualty of the Bijou Square redevelopment Downtown. The Bijou Theatre and Two Boots Restaurant are also recent closures although a new restaurant is preparing to fill the Two Boots space shortly.
Entries Tagged as 'Keila Torres Ocasio'
August 11th, 2016 · 21 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
April 30th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Anthony Musto’s hypocrisy is so thick you’d need a blowtorch to vaporize it. The former state senator who killed a government reform bill on behalf of Bridgeport’s Democratic political establishment prohibiting city employees from serving on the City Council to prevent conflicts of interests is now sanctimoniously speaking out about a Trumbull ethics issue as […]
April 19th, 2015 · 27 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: When Bridgeport Jai Alai opened in 1976, East Side business owners were told it would be a boon for their establishments. In reality, visitors rarely strayed from the facility to check out the local haunts, according to Eduardo Reyes, owner of El Coquito, an East Main Street eatery that […]
April 17th, 2015 · 53 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Governor Dan Malloy visited Bridgeport Thursday to address business and government officials on his transportation agenda, but with a nod to political priorities got right to the point in the Holiday Inn Downtown: “There’s a little stiffness in the room so I just want to get this out of the way. Everyone who is not […]
February 19th, 2015 · 17 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: With African-American officers calling for action, State Police have launched an investigation into a racially charged letter placed in a police officer’s workplace mailbox last week.
February 18th, 2015 · 17 Comments · City Council, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: There was no mention of the months-long sexual harassment probe against Richard Paoletto. There was also no mention of the thousands in back taxes and child support owed by Richard DeJesus.
May 31st, 2014 · 23 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
CT Post scribe Keila Torres Ocasio provides an update on Downtown development: Known as downtown north, the six blocks of Bridgeport’s Main Street to the north of Fairfield Avenue have been vacant and covered in graffiti for years.
April 15th, 2014 · 13 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events
In a busy Monday night, Bridgeport’s Zoning Commission voted to approve a proposal by the Bridgeport Housing Authority for replacement units and rejected a proposed medical marijuana dispensary on Main Street. From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: After the meeting, Raymond Rizio, the attorney for applicant D&B Wellness, vowed to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court […]