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A Taste of Bridgeport, Connecticut

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT BRIDGEPORT?

  1. Bridgeport is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Connecticut. According to the U.S. census bureau the population was 137,912.

  2. The city is marked by its attachment to its famous resident, the circus-promoter and once mayor P.T. Barnum. Barnum built three houses in the city, and housed his circus in town during winters.

  3. Music festivals and concert series  Bridgeport has been the annual home to Gathering of the Vibes, a weekend long arts, music and camping festival featuring some of the best names in festival talent. In 1999, 2000, and 2007 through 2010, thousands of people have come from all over the world to camp in Seaside Park and enjoy such talent as Buddy Guy, Bob Weir and Ratdog, Deep Banana Blackout, Les Claypool, Assembly of Dust, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Los Lobos and Bridgeport's own The Alternate Routes.

  4. Bridgeport is also the home of the Black Rock Art Center, a multi-cultural center that presents performing artists from Africa, Asia, the Caribbean and the Americas both at the Art Center and also in a Summer Sounds of the World concert series. The series has featured such artists as blues musician James Cotton, Grammy-award winner Eddie Palmieri, the Cambodian Angkor Dance Company, salsa master Larry Harlow, and folk artists Richie Havens and Odetta. The Art Center features a world music series, a cabaret series, the Black Rock Blues Festival, in addition to cinema, gallery, and educational programs.

  5. Bridgeport lies within the transition zone between a humid subtropical and a humid continental, with very warm and humid summers and cold, snowy winters.

Radio Stations:
WPKN 89.5 FM Bridgeport, CT Variety
WZMX 93.7 FM Hartford, CT Hip Hop
WYBC 94.3 FM New Haven, CT Urban Contemporary
WKSS 95.7 FM Hartford-Meriden, CT Top-40
WKCI 101.3 FM Hamden, CT Top-40
WBLI 106.1 FM Patchogue, NY Top-40
WICC 600 AM Bridgeport, CT News/Talk
WFAN 660 AM New York, NY Sports
WAXB 850 AM Ridgefield, CT Oldies
WCBS 880 AM New York, NY News
WNLK 1350 AM Norwalk, CT News/Talk
WSTC 1400 AM Stamford, CT News/Talk
WLIS 1420 AM Old Saybrook, CT Variety
WDJZ 1530 AM Bridgeport, CT Gospel Music

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Demographics of Bridgeport, Connecticut

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

45.2%

30.76%

30.76%

3.25%

31.88%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Famous Blacks from Bridgeport, Connecticut

     
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Businesses in Bridgeport, Connecticut


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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. African Braid Heaven -   1323 Stratford Avenue Apartment 3 - Bridgeport, CT 06607 (203) 366-3284

  2. African Hair Braiding -   2068 Main Street - Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 336-0410

  3. African Princess's Braiding -   1226 Park Avenue - Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 333-9333

  4. African Queen Hair Braiding -   615 North Avenue 1st Floor - Bridgeport, CT 06606 (203) 335-1600

  5. Chantel African Hair Salon LLC -   1681 Park Avenue - Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 362-1623   - (reviews)

  6. Hair By Jazz -   Specialize in all types of hair care
    575 Atlantic Street - Bridgeport, Connecticut - (203) 954-6230  - (reviews)

  7. Jnouma African Hair Braiding -   1705 Barnum Ave - Bridgeport, CT 06610 (203) 362-5116

  8. The Sister Beauty Salon -   1221 Madison Avenue - Bridgeport, CT 06606 (203) 334-6292   - (reviews)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. E & G Soul -   878 Reservoir Avenue, - Bridgeport, CT 06606 (203) 373-1066   - (reviews)

  2. Geraldine's Soul Food -   1326 Stratford Avenue, - Bridgeport, CT 06607 (203) 333-2991

  3. Good Cooking -   3837 Main Street - Bridgeport, CT 06606 (203) 373-1099

  4. Jam-American Restaurant -   Authentic Jamaican dishes and doubles as the neighborhood meeting spot.
    621 Washington Ave. - Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 337-5315

  5. Miss Thelma's -   140 Fairfield Ave - Bridgeport, CT 06612 (203) 337-9957

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


AFRICAN NIGHTS EVENTS 09 Futi Futi & Yeka Yeka Entertainment. - Bridgeport Connecticut

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CHURCHES



  1. AME Zion Church -   12 Gregory Street, Bridgeport, CT (203) 333-8250

  2. Bethel AME Church -   110 Grove Street, Bridgeport, CT 06605-1410 (203) 384-9200 - (visit website)

  3. Mount Aery Baptist Church -   73 Frank Street, Bridgeport, CT. 06604 - (203) 334-2757 - (visit website)

  4. Silliman Memorial Baptist Church -   1728 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport 06605 - (203) 368-1757 - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. Arena at Harbor Yard -   Fine family entertainment.
    600 Main Street - Bridgeport, CT 06604-5105 - (203) 345-2300  - (visit website)

  2. Club Azur -   dance the night away, have a beer with your friends and enjoy themed nights at Bridgeport's Club Azur.
    316 Wood Ave., Bridgeport, CT (203) 333-7774

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Juneteenth Parade and Celebration
    (June) - Phone (203) 243-9826

    Juneteenth of Fairfield County, Inc. Annual Parade Marshals Dance Bessemer Social Hall.


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