| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:14 PM
It would be a blow to the city of Bridgeport's school system and its 21,000 students if Paul Vallas is not permitted to stay on as superintendent. Someone of Mr. Vallas' experience and gravitas is just what the doctor ordered for the city's ailing...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:30 AM
Pot entrepreneurs are looking at potential medical marijuana growing sites in New Britain, Middletown, Bridgeport, Waterbury and Watertown. Venture capitalists are weighing dope investment opportunities. U.S. mayors are urging the feds to back off and let...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Speaking of the Grateful Dead, Shakedown is one of the region's most prolific Dead cover bands and has been over the past 25 years. Last year, they won "Best Cover Band" in our Grand Band Slam. Saturday they'll play Two Boots, so you can expect some beer,...
| May 22, 2013
Bridgeport's reform-minded schools superintendent has come under fire from the state's largest teachers union, which on Tuesday filed a complaint accusing the district of illegally excluding teachers, parents and community leaders from the educational...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As you gradually slip into gridlock-induced madness this week during your daily commute, try to think of it this way: At least people have jobs to go to. According to INRIX, an international provider of traffic information and driver services,......
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:43 AM
Bonafide Balderdash, the second volume of Fantagraphic's reprinting of the entire 26 year run of Walt Kelly's comic strip pogo came out a couple of months ago. Two years are covered in each Pogo edition. (Volume one had a bonus multi-month section of...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Dylon Cormier and Erik Etherly scored their 1,000th career points within eight minutes of each other as visiting Loyola won for the fifth time in six games, beating Fairfield, 65-60, on Monday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
I wanted a bowl of soup. Day 17 of the never-ending cold everyone's had, and I needed pho. Like the big, steaming bowls of spice-scented broth filled with long rice noodles and topped with fresh herbs that I used to slurp 30 years ago at a restaurant...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:15 AM
w/ Tom Crowley and the Speakers, Darian Cunning. Sat., Jan. 26, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com. $12.
Anyone trying to make it in the music business these days knows that...