| Oct 1, 2013
| 11:45 AM
There'll be lots of activity over the course of the next few days at the Acoustic Cafe, and most of it will be locally-bred. Stop by at any point day or night and there will most likely be some not-so-acoustic music being played. Here's what they've got:...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:00 PM
State Rep. Christina Ayala's car and boyfriend have caused her nothing but trouble recently. Now one has made sure the other isn't a problem anymore. Last year, first-time candidate Ayala was charged with a hit-and-run in Bridgeport weeks before...
| Jun 29, 2013
A judge has ordered Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas removed from office in a decision issued Friday that the city's mayor said he plans to appeal immediately.
Superior Court Judge Barbara Bellis wrote in her decision that Vallas, who has...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Every Thursday night, Two Boots of Bridgeport plays host to a free indie rock show featuring three acts that are often quite good. This week it's the Directionals, a surf rock band from Milwaukee, High Bluff, an "alternative" rock band from Suffolk, New...
| Jul 26, 2013
Bridgeport's embattled school superintendent, Paul Vallas, will get to stay on the job this fall as the Connecticut Supreme Court considers his case.
On July 10, a lower court judge ordered Vallas' immediate removal from the office -- a follow-up...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 11:55 AM
The cast of potential characters in a movie about Bridgeport aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead, who was reported in an August 1901 article in a Bridgeport paper to have flown in a powered aircraft, two years before the Wright brothers flew, gets longer...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 8:58 AM
The guy who lived in the apartment across the hall from Connecticut's notorious "Monsignor Meth" has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison and five years supervised release for helping out with drug sales when Kevin Wallin wasn't around.
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:20 AM
The divorce case of perennial candidate Lee Whitnum has taken yet another odd turn. Whitnum, a 53-year-old Greenwich woman who received only a handful votes in each of her biennial campaigns for office, was briefly married to a man 25 years her senior. He...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 2:21 PM
Paul Vallas, former CEO of Chicago Public Schools and current superintendent of Bridgeport Public Schools in Connecticut, shared his views of education at Elmhurst College, laying out his vision of the elements critical to high-performing schools and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Bijou Theatre
275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com
Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film)
Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music)
Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music)
| Sep 12, 2013
Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...