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Enjoy A ‘Ringmaster Red’ At Barnum Pub Fest Downtown Tonight

June 7th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Okay, you might need a canoe, but don’t let a little rain keep you away from tonight’s Barnum Festival Pub Fest, a new event in celebration of Bridgeport’s annual salute to Phineas Taylor Barnum, the greatest philanthropist in city history. The Barnum Pub Fest is designed to drive visitors to Downtown establishments for a good […]

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The Metric’s Genial Chef Pierre, Food With A Smile Downtown

December 23rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

We’re kicking off a new occasional feature at OIB, video profiles of city delights, starting with the Metric Bar and Grill, run by chef and owner Pierre-Andre Desruisseaux, at 39 Cannon Street, tucked inside Main Street Downtown next to the Superior Court building www.themetricbarandgrill.com. This place is the berries and not just for its desserts. Amazing […]

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On Idol Night Metric’s Meat, McMahon’s Greet

September 3rd, 2012 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events, State Politics

Metric Bar and Grill, run by chef and owner Pierre-Andre Desruisseaux, is located at 39 Cannon Street, tucked inside Main Street downtown next to the Superior Court building. If you haven’t been you must go. This place is the berries and not just for its desserts. Amazing starters and main dishes. www.themetricbarandgrill.com

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Music, Inventions, Films And Art Exhibits Featured In City’s Black History Month

February 2nd, 2012 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Library, News and Events

From Mayor Finch: Mayor Bill Finch will kick off the City’s observance of Black History Month today (Thursday, February 2) at 6 p.m. at City Hall Annex with “The History of Soul Food,” a presentation by Chef Pierre-Andre Desruisseaux of Metric Bar & Grill in Downtown Bridgeport, who will explain the history and meaning of […]

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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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Meet William Tong

October 25th, 2011 · No Comments · State Politics

William Tong, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate will be in Bridgeport Tuesday night (tonight). Tong’s in a field that includes Congressman Chris Murphy, former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz and OIB friend Sylvester Salcedo. GOP candidates include Linda McMahon and former Congressman Chris Shays. From Tong supporter Wayne Winston:

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Foster Poised For Mayoral Announcement Wednesday

April 11th, 2011 · 19 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

Mary-Jane Foster is scheduled to formally declare her Democratic candidacy for mayor Wednesday, 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Main Street downtown, followed by a meet and greet 5 p.m. at the Metric Bar & Grill, 39 Cannon Street, located behind the Fairfield County Courthouse downtown. The public is invited to both events.

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