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Bridgeport (Fairfield, Connecticut)

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  • The Stepkids Talk About Their New Record 'Troubadour' and the Band's DIY Approach

    The Stepkids Talk About Their New Record 'Troubadour' and the Band's DIY Approach
    Troubadour, a new album by Bridgeport's Stepkids to be released on Sept. 10, took them more than two years to complete. Seriously. "When we finished our first album, we didn't really stop," said guitarist Jeff Gitelman. "We just kept going." For DIY...
  • Vallas says he's OK playing 'second banana' to Quinn

    Vallas says he's OK playing 'second banana' to Quinn
    When he was Chicago Public Schools CEO, Paul Vallas developed a reputation as a control freak who thought he was the smartest guy in the room while he sometimes upstaged his boss, then-Mayor Richard M. Daley. On Tuesday, the new Democratic lieutenant...
  • Walrus And Carpenter: Heavenly Chicken And Ribs

    Walrus And Carpenter: Heavenly Chicken And Ribs
    Before fried chicken became fast food, it was something special in the South. Making it was a time-consuming enterprise. And the crunchy, salty, juicy, greasy-in-a-good-way indulgence was saved for Sunday dinner and church picnics. We don't have to wait...
  • 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...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims

    Reclaiming Joy, In Honor Of Newtown Victims
    In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete. Her handprint and the...
  • Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

    Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams
    Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time. Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
  • Bridgeport's Little Asia Dining District is Becoming the Place For Noodles

    Bridgeport's Little Asia Dining District is Becoming the Place For Noodles
    Pho Hong Thom 48 Wood Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 690-1533 Pho Mai 925 Wood Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 916-7440 CN Station 133 Wood Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 873-0980 Pho Saigon 1275 Iranistan Ave., Bridgeport, (203) 334-8812   Wood Avenue in...
  • Black Rock Branch Library Celebrates the 'I Have a Dream' Speech 50 Years Later

    Black Rock Branch Library Celebrates the 'I Have a Dream' Speech 50 Years Later
    The Great March on Washington is officially 50 years old now, having taken place on August 28th, 1963. The star of the show that day was Martin Luther King, Jr., who delivered his I Have A Dream speech to the collected masses yearning for change. Actor...
  • Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out

    Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out
    A Cumberland Farms clerk in Shelton went beyond the call of duty when he was seriously injured trying to stop a man stealing cutouts of David Hasselhoff. The "Baywatch" star appears in the convenience store chain's summer advertising campaign. Stores have...
  • A$AP Ant, of the A$AP Mob Collective, Brings His Solo Show to Bridgeport

    A$AP Ant, of the A$AP Mob Collective, Brings His Solo Show to Bridgeport
    When I call up A$AP Ant he's already in Connecticut, getting ready to perform at the Comcast Theater in Hartford alongside chart-toppers Wiz Khalifa, B.o.B., and a slew of other young, up-and-coming rap stars. It's one of the final stops on the Under...
  • Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport

    Flavor Profile: The Cafe at Ripka's Market in Bridgeport
    "Used to be you couldn't buy an apple downtown," says Clyde Ripka. In June he opened what he says is the first grocery store in almost 50 years in Bridgeport. Located in the renovated, historic Main Street Arcade Mall, the 7,500-square-foot market has a...