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Entries Tagged as 'Miguel Tomasio'

Still Loco After 30 Years

June 21st, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport

It started in 1982 as a taco shop at North and Main. A roving truck fitted for making tacos and burritos was a presence throughout the city. And then in 1989 Miguel Tomasio, a bon vivant of Peruvian-Italian heritage bought a building on Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock to house Taco Loco. Thursday night, with […]

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Taco Loco! A Super Bowl Contest, It’s Fun And Free

February 2nd, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

So whose pigskin are you supporting on Sunday? I’m a long-suffering New York Jets and Cleveland Browns fan, but if I must endure a Super Bowl without my team, it might as well be the Giants and Pats. Who could forget Eli firing the ball downfield four years ago as he was losing his shirt? Well, […]

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Meet John Gomes

January 14th, 2011 · 3 Comments · City Politics, News and Events

I love Taco Loco. Genial owner Miguel Tomasio hosted an OIB party there. Democratic mayoral candidate John Gomes has scheduled a meet and greet for Jan. 20 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Taco, 3170 Fairfield Avenue in Black Rock. Live music, complimentary appetizers and prizes for the first 25 guests. Prizes? Maybe I’ll do prizes at the […]

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Stand By Your Man, Plus: Talkin’ To The Peeps

July 9th, 2009 · 35 Comments · City Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Hey, after that formidable defense of Chris Dodd by Marlys in the prior post I’ve concluded that Dodd’s Campaign Manager Jay Howser and Democratic State Party Chair Nancy DiNardo should hire her as Dodd’s chief flak. In honor of Marlys’ defense of the castle, I’ve linked Dodd’s U.S. Senate page under government so you can monitor […]

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Pension Plans And Probate Courts

May 20th, 2009 · 27 Comments · City Budget, Education, Law Enforcement, State Politics

From Ken Dixon of the Connecticut Post: HARTFORD — Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch lobbied his former colleagues in the state Senate Tuesday in an attempt to defuse a financial time bomb that could blow up and cost the city about $25 million. The improvised fiscal explosives date back 10 years, when Joseph P. Ganim, now […]

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