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Entries Tagged as 'Rainy Fay Bookstore'

Downtown Bookstore Slated To Close

July 1st, 2012 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Georgia Day who 10 years ago enriched downtown with the opening of Rainy Faye Bookstore says the city gathering spot for authors, readers and musicians will close July 27.

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And You Thought Cops Were Funny

June 18th, 2012 · No Comments · News and Events

If you’re the son of a retired Bridgeport police officer you gotta have a sense of humor. Author Ken O’Neill, son of man-about-town Gene O’Neill, has penned The Marrying Kind a comic novel about a gay couple that boycotts weddings. You can meet Ken Thursday, 6:30 p.m. at Rainy Faye Bookstore at Broad and John […]

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Buy Local, Buy Local, Buy Local!

November 26th, 2011 · 18 Comments · Best of Bridgeport

Where are you shopping this Black Friday weekend? Let’s make an effort to support Bridgeport businesses. The other day Mayor Bill Finch highlighted several downtown small business owners including Gabby Fludd, owner of the Gumdrop Swap gumdropswap.com inside the Arcade Mall located at 1001 Main Street and Dave Schneider of historic Jimmy’s www.jimmyshiphop.com for hip clothes and footwear. In addition, […]

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Buy Books, Buy Local

August 16th, 2011 · 18 Comments · City Politics, Education, News and Events

Georgia Day owns Rainy Faye Bookstore downtown. She enriched downtown Bridgeport with a bookstore many years ago when there was no bookstore. She says the city needs to emphasize a buy local campaign and has circulated a letter to the editor to media outlets to drive home the point with praise of Democratic mayoral candidate […]

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Politics And Pasta Buddy’s Way

May 24th, 2011 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Vincent “Buddy” Cianci, the longest-serving mayor in Providence, Rhode Island history, is unique in a sea of political characters. Evicted from office in 1984 for torturing a Rhode Island contractor with a lit cigarette, ashtray and fireplace log, Cianci made a political comeback in 1991 reclaiming the mayoralty and engineering the city’s rebirth. In 2002, the Fairfield University alumnus […]

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John Gilmore At Rainy Faye Bookstore

May 13th, 2011 · 1 Comment · News and Events

OIB friend John Gilmore will appear for a reading and signing of his book Cocaineros Duel May 21, 3 to 5 p.m. at Rainy Faye Bookstore corner of John and Broad Street downtown. Check it out:

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Wes Moore Featured At Child Advocacy Event

April 17th, 2011 · No Comments · News and Events

From the Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition www.bcacct.org. BCAC 26th Annual Breakfast to Feature Wes Moore, Author of The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, Optimus Health Care and Southwest Community Health Center to receive community service awards Bridgeport Child Advocacy Coalition’s (BCAC) 26th Annual Breakfast & Award Ceremony welcomes Wes […]

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What’s Going On Downtown?

March 29th, 2011 · 58 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

There’s some good stuff going on downtown. Young professionals living in the old Citytrust Building on Main Street, 881 the Lofts across from Housatonic Community College and Bijou Square on Fairfield Avenue, developer Phi Kuchma’s retail, restaurant and residential project. Can you imagine, downtown has a wine store (Bijou Square) and a bookstore (Rainy Faye) at John […]

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