Log in Register

 

 Monday August 20, 2018

Curtis Ryan Honda Housatonic Community College The Barnum Museum Elle Sera Bridgeport Public Library
OIB the book

Entries Tagged as 'Peter Carroll'

Unions Split In Casino Battle

March 13th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

It will be noisy in Hartford on Thursday when casino interests speak at a public hearing before the legislature’s Public Safety Committee considering a bill to create an open, competitive process based on MGM’s proposal to build a $675 million waterfront casino in Bridgeport. The state currently operates under a gaming monopoly that provides tribal-nation […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·

“Jobs, Jobs, Jobs”–Union Workers Rally MGM Gaming Proposal

February 28th, 2018 · 46 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events, State Politics

Roaring like a grappler who has one last fight in him, Bridgeport’s just-turned 82-year-old political and labor warrior State Senator Ed Gomes stepped on the podium of an East End events hall, not far from the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area where MGM Resorts proposes a $675 million waterfront casino destination projected to create 7,000 jobs. Addressing […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

For Theater Project, It’s All About Jobs

September 6th, 2017 · 22 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Union jobs, open shop jobs, hey, any kind of jobs. That was the message that dominated the City Council public hearing Tuesday night for New York-based Exact Capitol’s $410 million proposal to resurrect two shuttered Downtown theaters as well as building more than 800 housing units occupying nearby streets including two residential towers to become […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ········