Log in Register

 

TheBijouTheatre InfoBridgeport
Connecticut's Beardsley ZooBridgeport Theatre CompanyCity of Bridgeport OIB Classifieds
OIB TV
Connecticut Automotive Retail Association



City of Bridgeport



Jewel Silk Scarves





Entries Tagged as 'Pleasure Beach'

Finch Heralds City Successes In Business Community Speech

March 12th, 2015 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, Education, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Mayor Bill Finch on Thursday delivered his annual state-of-the-city speech to the business community at the Holiday Inn Downtown. His speech follows as well as the above attached video presentation and video of remarks.

[Read more →]

Tags: ···

Season’s Greetings Campaign Style–Foster Issues FOI Request For Finch’s Holiday Card List

January 7th, 2015 · 34 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mary-Jane Foster, 2011 mayoral candidate weighing another run this year, wants a copy of Mayor Bill Finch’s holiday card list mailed to a select group of party insiders, businesses and neighborhood leaders featuring a photo of the mayor and his family taken with President Obama during his Bridgeport campaign stop for Governor Dan Malloy in […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·······

Load Up The U-Haul, David Daniels Moving Back To City

January 7th, 2015 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Law Enforcement, News and Events

Retired Police Lieutenant David Daniels, considering a run for mayor, was honored by Mayor Bill Finch Monday night at the start of the City Council meeting for his long service to the city. The mayor’s proclamation noted that Daniels resides in Hamden. But no, Daniels corrected the mayor, I’m a Bridgeport resident again. Well almost, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····

Lavinia: I Love Bill Finch, Tom Thumb: Bugs Crawling Through Your Skull

December 31st, 2014 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics

The late James G. Clark wrote “Bridgeport … where the circus never left town.” When it comes to the circus of politics, Bridgeport’s ultimate miniature couple Tom Thumb and Lavinia Warren bicker often about such things including their benefactor Mr. Phineas Taylor Barnum who served one term as mayor. With the assistance of a Ouija […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····

What Say You, Political Swami?

December 29th, 2014 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education

We’re on the cusp of 2015, so that can mean only one thing: time to reach deep into your crystal ball to puke up predictions.

[Read more →]

Tags: ·········

Vroom! Malloy Appoints Andres Ayala Motor Vehicle Chief

December 22nd, 2014 · 22 Comments · City Politics, Development and Zoning, Education, News and Events, State Politics

During the campaign trail for a second four-year term, Governor Dan Malloy said one of his goals was naming Hispanics to leadership positions in his administration. On Monday Malloy announced he will tap Bridgeport State Senator Andres Ayala as commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles. So instead of taking the oath of office for […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ······

Big Fish–Business Community Reels In Bass Pro Founder For Annual Dinner

November 25th, 2014 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Skeptics have been waiting for concrete proof Bass Pro Shops is happening. The concrete has started. As trucks have begun to pour concrete footings for construction of Bass Pro on the Steelpointe Harbor redevelopment area, the mega outdoor retailer’s founder and chief executive Johnny Morris will be in Bridgeport December 11 as the featured speaker […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ····

Bridgeport Unveils ‘Better Every Day’ Campaign Sans Finch

November 17th, 2014 · 11 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Enlisting a contractor to share the story of “Bridgeport getting better every day,” the city has launched a $250,000 marketing campaign under the direction of Communications Director Brett Broesder to highlight city progress on television, radio and websites into the new year. Mayor Bill Finch, seeking reelection in 2015, will not appear in the campaign. […]

[Read more →]

Tags: ·····