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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • Quinnipiac Tops The Annual Connecticut 6 Preseason Poll

    The annual preseason poll of Connecticut 6 coaches is in ...  1. Quinnipiac 2. Hartford 3. Yale 4. Fairfield 5. Central Connecticut 6. Sacred Heart Unlike in most polls, coaches are allowed to vote for their own team. The fifth Connecticut 6...
  • Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories

    Big Names In Rock, Pop Left Us With Big Memories
    In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
  • Quinn taps Paul Vallas for 2014 running mate

    Quinn taps Paul Vallas for 2014 running mate
    Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas as his Democratic running mate for next year's election. Vallas, an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2002 against Rod Blagojevich, fills...
  • A Steampunk Version of "Richard III" at The Bijou Theatre

    A Steampunk Version of "Richard III" at The Bijou Theatre
    You may have once seen Richard III, Shakespeare's classic tragedy about a Machiavellian villain who takes the throne of England from his own brother. But have you seen a Steampunk version of it? The Arch Villain Theatre Company presents Steampunk R3...
  • Steven Stolman's new 'Scalamandre: Haute Decor'

    Hear the name “Scalamandr√©,” and those in the know think Italian luxury. Others picture the company's famed chinoiserie and think high French style. But one of the surprises in Steven Stolman's new book about the legendary fabric and...
  • Connecticut 6 Tip-Off Breakfast

    The head coaches and many other representatives from Connecticut's mid-major men's basketball teams gathered Thursday morning at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn for the Connecticut 6 Tip-Off Breakfast. The Connecticut 6 Classic, the annual tripleheader...
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday

    Battle Of Tax Cuts As Session Opens Wednesday
    HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection. Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
  • Arcade Fire Coming to Bridgeport in March 2014

    Arcade Fire Coming to Bridgeport in March 2014
    As if that post-Saturday Night Live TV special wasn’t enough, Arcade Fire is going out on tour in March . The Connecticut stop is March 18 at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena, the midpoint, the exact midpoint of the first leg of the tour, which...
  • Arcade Fire Announces 2014 North American Tour

    Arcade Fire has announced several North American shows in support of its new album "Reflektor," beginning in March 6 in Louisville, Ky., and ending late August in Montreal. "Reflektor" recently scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album chart,...
  • Bridgeport Had Better Find Another Paul Vallas

    Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory. Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...