Entries Tagged as 'Testo’s Restaurant'
May 5th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, News and Events
Pinocchio Alert: What’s Mario Testa’s Real Address, Monroe Or Bridgeport? Records Contradict Testa Statements, Restaurant Zone Change Approved
May 1st, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning
UPDATE: Tuesday night the city’s Planning & Zoning Commission, by 6-3 vote, approved a “Petition of 1775 Madison Investments, LLC”–the North End restaurant owned by Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa for a change from residential to commercial zone opposed by many neighbors. Documents in the case raise questions about the actual residential address of Testa who lists his [...]
April 28th, 2013 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
The city’s Planning & Zoning Commission has busy nights scheduled Monday and Tuesday for public hearings involving a number of development proposals, among them a “Petition of 1775 Madison Investments, LLC & 1849 Madison Investments, LLC – Seeking a change of zone from an R-A to an OR-G zone, and also seeking a special permit [...]
March 12th, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa is feeling merry today pounding veal for his restaurant customers. Despite heated opposition from North End residents, the Planning and Zoning Commission Monday night approved a change to the city’s master plan of development based on an application on behalf of the Madison Avenue restaurant owned by Testa in a residential [...]
February 26th, 2013 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
As Connecticut athletics go Bobby Valentine is a sports pioneer so it’s fitting the ex star athlete and baseball manager slip into a new professional SHU as the director of Pioneer athletics. Sacred Heart University technically has a Fairfield address, but its history with the state’s largest city is intertwined religiously, socially, educationally and athletically. [...]
UPDATE: Mario Testa Gets A Shot Of Hennessy, State Rep Joins Neighbors Opposing Political Leader’s Restaurant Expansion In North End
February 19th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, Development and Zoning
UPDATE: Withdrawn from agenda: **PLEASE NOTE: ITEM# 11-12 REMOVED** 11-12 Proposed Amendment to the 2008 Master Plan of Conservation & Development Chapter 14 – Future Land Use Plan. State Rep. Jack Hennessy wants to find out if Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa’s influence with members of the all-Democratic City Council is 100 percent full-proof. On [...]
December 27th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
We continue top stories of the year with the election of Andres Ayala to the State Senate that included a tough August primary battle against incumbent Ed Gomes and Ernie Newton who occupied the seat before corruption charges forced him from office seven years ago.