This is a cool event, free and open to the public. Barnum Museum Executive Director Kathy Maher, event organizer, says it all. “Everything about the Barnum Festival embraces the true spirit of P.T. Barnum. He loved art and music, and above all else, he loved making people happy. Remarkably, Barnum’s 1850 tour of Jenny Lind [...]
Entries Tagged as 'University of Bridgeport'
May 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
May 13th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Cops, News and Events
From Bill Kaempffer, Bridgeport Police spokesman: A hobbyist’s remote-controlled airplane apparently crashed near the PSEG power plant and brought the FBI to the city Sunday because of initial security concerns.
May 11th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Lots of brain power at the University of Bridgeport that Downtown developer Phil Kuchma is integrating into renewal. From Rob Varnon, CT Post: Phil Kuchma was looking for an edge over the competition to attract young professionals to his newest apartment, so he turned to the University of Bridgeport.
May 7th, 2013 · 15 Comments · City Council, News and Events
From Keila Torres Ocasio, CT Post: When the City Council started its regular meeting Monday, it was announced that Mayor Bill Finch would be late. It took all of two minutes to figure out why. The University of Bridgeport Women’s Gymnastics Team was being honored by the council for earning its 5th consecutive National Championship. [...]
April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
The Connecticut Office of Tourism has launched a contest to name your favorite place in the state (no, not your favorite place to neck) and wouldn’t it surprise to create a Bridgeport buzz. Stamford, Hartford and New Haven are often highlighted in the state’s tourism campaign, while little ol’ state’s largest city (okay, it’s a [...]
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April 22nd, 2013 · 41 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
It always intrigues when the state’s largest city serves as a convenient foil for political demagoguery, especially from one who seeks the office of mayor in New Haven. State Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield, speaking at a mayoral forum in New Haven on Saturday, said the following according to the New Haven Independent when candidates were asked about [...]
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Theatre·Bridgeport Hospital·Captain's Cove Seaport·Discovery Museum·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Housatonic Community College·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Morgan Kaolian·New Haven Independent·Seaside Park·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
February 15th, 2013 · 4 Comments · News and Events
From University of Bridgeport: The University of Bridgeport’s (UB) online degree programs have been named among the top in the nation, according to the U.S. News and World Report’s “2013 Best Online Education Programs.”
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