Tag Archive | "Bridgeport"

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Unknown Treasures of Bridgeport

Posted on 31 October 2016 by

In cities with unique characteristics like Bridgeport, the least explored areas tend to hold the most promise and intrigue. Bridgeport is grounds for fascinating sights in little known places. Many unexplored geographical marvels can be found in this city if you know where to look. Seaside Park in Bridgeport is a spacious recreational park with […] Continue Reading…

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“Bridgeport Works” Features Diverse Local Workers and Jobs

Posted on 02 May 2016 by

As part of a special project for Horizons this semester, Senior Staff Writer Jay Lederman developed “Bridgeport Works,” a web site featuring photographs of and interviews with individuals who work in Bridgeport. Collectively, the project as a whole illustrates the city’s many diverse and unique jobs and the people who get them done. You can read it here, or go to http://jaylederman.wix.com/bridgeportworks

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HCC Day of Service

Posted on 11 April 2016 by

On Friday, April 1, HCC volunteers helped welcome over a thousand Bridgeport youth into Webster Bank Arena for the city’s first youth summit event. “We love you and we believe in you,” Rina Bakalar told the middle and high school students. She was lead consultant for the event’s planning committee with United Way of Coastal […] Continue Reading…

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One Eye Open

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

I really, really love music. I love that it can be such a creative and motivational tool for all of my endeavors. I love music so much that I walk around my house and have one-man dance parties to it practically every day. It was my saving grace in high school. I was the millennial […] Continue Reading…

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A Food Destination Worth Getting to Know as they Grow, Moe’s

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Before you start thinking about how hungry you are in class, let’s make sure you have some time in between classes or better yet, you’re punching out of the school clock with some time to kill. Luckily for students and staff, we have a great variety of locales to indulge in. One in particular, Moe’s […] Continue Reading…

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The New Hotspot: Tiago’s Bar and Grill

Posted on 10 April 2016 by

Bridgeport residents can agree that this city is not the first place to look for a good time. Stamford and New Haven have been popular Connecticut locations, which puts Bridgeport in the back of people’s minds. Locals here have been itching for a place downtown that can provide a nightlife experience. In 2010, Tiago’s Bar […] Continue Reading…

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Housatonic and the Webster Bank Arena Could Go Hand in Hand

Posted on 30 March 2016 by

Housatonic offers a wide range of classes, clubs, and activities. The one thing that is missing are sports teams. Luckily for the school’s sports fans, Webster Bank Arena, formerly known as The Arena at Harbor Yard, is just a few blocks away. The arena, for short, currently hosts the Bridgeport Sound Tigers of the American […] Continue Reading…

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Pump up the Air, Pump Up the Care

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Training bikes, mountain bikes, original bikes, and regular bikes: Bike-Port Co-op is serving up bikes to Bridgeport’s youths, from tots to teens. Tucked conveniently between Read’s Artspace and the historic Arcade, this artistic space is doing big things with bikes in the community. Bridgeport Creates’ artistic interior is the backdrop for a long row of […] Continue Reading…

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For a Good Time, Visit the Acoustic

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Music has the tendency to improve our moods and perspectives by both listening to it or creating it. It also embodies the freedom to open our minds by allowing anything to be possible, what with all the different songs and genres created already, and the inspiration and room for new ones to be born anytime. […] Continue Reading…

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More than a Meal

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

This year, the homeless community and anyone less fortunate will benefit from a hot meal courtesy of Bridgeport’s Funchal Cafe. The State Street location just opened this fall but is giving back to the community with the event. Valerio Fernandes, the restaurant owner and manager, uses this as a way to “thank everybody.” “I believe […] Continue Reading…