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Entries Tagged as 'Pleasure Beach'

As Moore Ponders Future, State Funds Flow To City

September 14th, 2018 · 50 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics

State Senator Marilyn Moore, co-chair of the General Assembly’s Bonding Subcommittee, on Thursday announced the expected approval of nearly $15 million in state funds including dollars for the demolition of the Pleasure Beach Bridge, renovations to city-owned McLevy Hall and capping the closed landfill at Seaside Park. The State Bond Commission is scheduled to approve the […]

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No Parking Pleasure At Beach, Lopez To City Council: Stop Being Props For Ganim Photo-ops

July 3rd, 2018 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Retired Superior Court Judge Carmen Lopez has stepped up on several occasions to leverage her legal might to the cause of rectifying government snafus such as parking meters and wastewater collection practices. Now a neighborhood cry has started urging her guidance to preserve a lot for Pleasure Beach parking in the East End, including an […]

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We Are The Park City

May 25th, 2018 · 6 Comments · News and Events

News release from the Park City: With the summer season around the corner, the City of Bridgeport public parks will officially open on Saturday, May 26th. Seaside Park, Beardsley Park and Pleasure Beach will be open for Memorial Day weekend for residents and visitors with the purchase of a park sticker or day pass.

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Paging Elephants And Donkeys–Let’s Roar At OIB 10th Anniversary Party, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo

May 20th, 2018 · 37 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Thank you to everyone who attended and thank you to our loyal readers. We’re having a party today Wednesday and you’re invited. Ten years in the political jungle. It’s been a wild ride. And more to come. Join us 5-7 pm for the OIB 10th anniversary party at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Poise your safari attire!

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Welcome To The Jungle: OIB 10th Anniversary Party, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo, May 23

April 30th, 2018 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Okay, time to mark your calendars, Wednesday, May 23, 5-7 pm for the OIB 10th anniversary party at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. The theme? “Welcome To The Jungle.” What else could it be for a political site?  This is a wild political season so time to get our wild on at the zoo. Poise your safari […]

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Free Parking Ends, Ferry Relocation Plan For East End Navigates Choppy Waters

September 30th, 2017 · 4 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From Brian Lockhart, CT Post The terminal relocation is just one piece of an evolving city coastline, which begins at the Steel Point redevelopment where Bass Pro Shops and some smaller tenants opened over the past few years, and continues up Seaview Avenue to the re-opened Pleasure Beach peninsula. And if MGM gets its way, […]

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Ganim Praises Trump, Newton: Joe Forgot About The People Who Got Him Elected

November 11th, 2016 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events

It’s always good to have a relationship with a president but tricky if he repulses your voter base. That’s the position Mayor Joe Ganim’s in. He has a history with Donald Trump who toyed around with various city developments in the mid and late 1990s. After refusing to pay taxes on the former Jenkins Valve […]

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City Grades A+ In Technology And Security, New Business For West Side

July 12th, 2016 · 12 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

It’s not every day the city scores an A+. On Fairfield Avenue, a few blocks from the Klein Memorial Auditorium, Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday was joined by city and state officials for the grand opening of security provider A+ Technology and Security Solutions‘ expansion from Long Island to its first physical presence in Connecticut in […]

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