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 [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Webster Bank Arena'
April 24th, 2013 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Tags: Beardsley Park·Beardsley Zoo·Bijou Theatre·Captain's Cove Seaport·City Lights Gallery·Discovery Museum·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Housatonic Community College·Joseph's Steakhouse·Klein Memorial Auditorium·Ralph 'n' Rich's·Seaside Park·Taco Loco·University of Bridgeport·Webster Bank Arena
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
April 5th, 2013 · 59 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Bridgeport must promote its assets: concert venues, attractions, destination points, parks, restaurants, arts community, sporting events, new housing Downtown. It’s an economic driver that brings folks into the city and reminds residents about positive options in their community. The electronic billboard at the Webster Bank Arena promotes in rotation a variety of businesses and venue [...]
Mayor Puts On Bright Face, Highlights Accomplishments, Braces For Beastly Budget–Will Malloy Step Up For Bridgeport?
March 20th, 2013 · 16 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Budget, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Bill Finch took office as mayor of Connecticut’s largest city in December of 2007. Assuming he fills out this second four-year term he will become one of the longest-serving mayors in city history surpassed only by Republican Clifford Wilson, Democrat Joe Ganim and Socialist Jasper McLevy. The budget Finch will soon propose to the City [...]
Tags: Bass Pro Shops·Bijou Square·Bijou Theatre·Bill Finch·Dan Malloy·Downtown Cabaret Theatre·Jasper McLevy·Joe Ganim·John Fabrizi·Lowell Weicker·Phil Kuchma·Pleasure Beach·Steelpointe Harbor·Webster Bank Arena
March 4th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport
Spread the word, the Downtown Bridgeport music scene is heating up. The Bijou Theater, Downtown Cabaret, Two Boots, Klein Memorial, Webster Bank Arena and so much more. Concerts, clubs, community theater. Saturday night a jammed Bijou grooved to the genial showmanship of Livingston Taylor, singer songwriter extraordinaire, who’s also a professor at Berklee College of [...]
December 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Firefighters
A Connecticut firefighters hockey team will face off against a squad of firefighters from Westchester County, New York on December 26, 4:30 p.m. prior to the start of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers match against the Connecticut Whale, 7:30 p.m. at the Webster Bank Arena. The firefighters game will raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Associations [...]
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December 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Downtown Bridgeport was rocking Tuesday night in more ways than one, thanks to blistering guitarist Neil Young who packed the Webster Bank Arena. Who says the arena isn’t an economic feeding system?