Tag Archive | "Good News"

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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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Pour It Up, Pour It Up: Wine Consumption Does Your Health Wonders

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

Seen as the drink as old as time, wine has been both used as an offering to the gods and consumed for less than religious purposes for centuries. But  the naysayers that believe this drink of choice brings no real benefits to the table may want to rethink this perspective. Studies show that wine consumption […] Continue Reading…

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Cupcake Appreciation

Posted on 11 December 2015 by

The smell of freshly baked goods is something satisfying to almost everyone. Starting the morning with a smile is important, and that’s exactly why Wildflour Confections opened for business this past February. Alyssa DeMatteo, a cake decorator and Seymour resident, opened her own confection shop earlier this year in hopes to add a little something […] 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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Reclaiming Thanksgiving

Posted on 24 November 2015 by

The Black Friday deals that spill into Thanksgiving evening is a dark trend indeed. There was much outrage last November when big box stores and other retailers opened their doors to the masses for their much-hyped annual bargain bonanzas. In a recent Connecticut Post article published last Thursday reporter Dirk Perrefort writes that the modus […] 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…