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Entries Tagged as 'Seaside Park'

Viva Puerto Rico! Parade And Festival Fill The Seaside Air

July 8th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

Oh baby, Puerto Ricans know how to party and parade and applaud. Sunday afternoon what started at Central High School in the lower North End traversed down Park Avenue into spectacular Seaside Park on a scrumptious day loaded with floats, bands, music, politicians and shouts of ethnic pride in Bridgeport that is home to the […]

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Reminder–Scenic Seaside Park To Host Barnum Festival Parade Sunday

June 29th, 2018 · 36 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Barnum Festival planners are launching something different this year, transferring the Great Street Parade to Seaside Park whose land was donated by P.T. Barnum. The parade has had some different routes over the 70 years of its existence, but in recent years primarily traveling north on Park Avenue. This year it will be confined to […]

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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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‘One Of Ours’–Police Investigate Officer’s Suicide

December 4th, 2017 · 3 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

From CT Post: A senior police source confirmed Monday morning that Bridgeport police are investigating an officer’s suspected suicide in Seaside Park. The name of the officer will not be released until next of kin are notified, said Av Harris, police spokesman.

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Amphitheater Proposal Music To Ears At City Council Public Hearing

October 31st, 2017 · 17 Comments · City Council, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Vendors, suppliers and regional businesses Monday night at a City Council public hearing voiced support to transform the Ballpark at Harbor Yard into a warm-weather, $15 million, 6,000-seat concert amphitheater managed by Live Nation and sports entertainment entrepreneur Howard Saffan.

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UB, City Partner To Renovate Seaside Park Ballfield

October 26th, 2017 · 1 Comment · Development and Zoning, News and Events

From UB: The University of Bridgeport (UB) and City of Bridgeport will break ground on renovations to Diamond #1 at Seaside Park on Friday, October 27 at 11:30 a.m.

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Puerto Rican Parade Festivities

June 21st, 2017 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

News release: The 2017 Puerto Rican Parade of Fairfield County will celebrate its 24th anniversary with special events on Friday 7 July, Saturday 8 July and with the Parade as the culminating event on Sunday 9 July. The public is invited to all the events, with reservations required for the Annual Banquet Gala on Friday.

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Cruz Control For City Council District

May 3rd, 2017 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, News and Events

Two years ago community activist Jorge Cruz knocked on the door of victory for a City Council seat, coming up two dozen votes short in a Democratic primary. This time he hopes to knock the door down in the 131st District covering the South End, Downtown and portion of the West End. He ran alone […]

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