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Entries Tagged as 'Webster Bank Arena'

Play Ball! Will It Be The Bluefish? City Seeks Sports Team Operator For Harbor Yard

March 1st, 2017 · 17 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events

The Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team is celebrating its 20th season at the city-owned Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Will the team be around for 2018? The city is searching for a sports team operator. See request for proposals here.

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Ganim Supports Mixed Martial Arts For Webster Bank Arena

February 21st, 2017 · 8 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Tuesday testified before the state legislature’s Public Safety Committee in support of Mixed Martial Arts matches taking place at the Webster Bank Arena, declaring “Those professional bouts filling up the arenas at the XL Center in Hartford and the Webster Arena in Bridgeport can add up to millions of dollars in […]

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Violence Versus Economic Benefit, Senator Moore Mines Opinions On Mixed Martial Arts Support

February 7th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

State Senator Marilyn Moore has opposed Mixed Martial Arts in Connecticut citing its violence as well as lack of healthcare and labor protections for the combatants. Supporters of the blood sport who embrace economic benefits have encouraged her to take a second look with added safeguards for the fighters. Moore wants to hear from her […]

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Foster To Lead Domestic Violence Organization

December 19th, 2016 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Two-time mayoral candidate and co-founder of the Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team Mary-Jane Foster has been named new president and CEO of the Hartford-based Interval House, the largest domestic violence agency in Connecticut. Foster most recently served as vice president of University Relations at the University of Bridgeport. Foster has a long history helping victims of […]

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Cheers! Business Community And Beer Salute Mickey Herbert At Brewport

November 15th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events

Nearly 200 business community members Monday night filled the Brewport Brewing Company, a former newspaper distribution center in the South End, to greet the new president and CEO of the Bridgeport Regional Business Council Mickey Herbert, one of the founders of the Bridgeport Bluefish, who replaced Paul Timpanelli following a nearly 30-year run. If you […]

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Calling All Politicians, It’s International Clown Week

August 9th, 2016 · 4 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events

From Webster Bank Arena: International Clown Week Exclusive Offer ACT FAST! Save up to 40% on selected seats* Use Code: WBAXTP Offer Ends August 16th! Buy tickets here/.

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Wanna Attract Visitors Downtown? Always Market Your Product

August 1st, 2016 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning

The notion that Downtown Bridgeport is unsafe is a fallacy. The Bijou Theatre enjoyed a number of performances that were jam packed. Were people afraid to attend then? When the Webster Bank arena has a sold-out event–and there have been many–are they afraid? Downtown Cabaret Theater just two blocks from the Bijou has had numerous sold-out […]

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Ganim Launches Second Chance Initiative For Ex-offenders

June 11th, 2016 · 33 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, News and Events

Mayor Joe Ganim on Friday was joined by city and state lawmakers, business leaders and local nonprofits to announce a Second Chance Society initiative aimed at providing job opportunities to past offenders. The program includes signed pledges by local businesses to give ex-offenders a fair chance at hiring, city seed money of $50,000 and potential […]

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