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Westfair’s 2021 Persons Of The Year

Choosing an individual to be named Person of the Year is never easy, but selecting one business leader who stood out in this strange...

Midway through first year, Bridgeport amphitheater hitting its stride

“All in all, we’re really, really happy with how things have gone," says Howard Saffan, developer and principal of the Hartford HealthCare Amphitheater.

First-ever concert at Bridgeport amphitheater set for Aug. 20

Brothers Osborne have received five Academy of Country Music Awards, four Country Music Association Awards, and seven Grammy nominations.

Bridgeport amphitheater finally becoming a reality with official name, events dates

Rumors of the existence of a new amphitheater in Bridgeport turn out to be true. “This is the weirdest thing that’s ever happened to me...

Hartford HealthCare snags naming rights to Bridgeport amphitheater; Concerts could start...

HHC CEO Jeff Flaks said his organization was dedicated to “investing in this city’s revitalization” by partnering with the city, Mayor Joe Ganim and the venue.

Harbor Yard Amphitheater postpones opening until 2021

Three concerts scheduled for the summer were shifted to other venues.

Harbor Yard Amphitheater unveils Deftones as its first concert act

The venue has yet to announce an official opening date.

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater gets ready for summer opening

Developer Howard Saffan says “a combination of Murphy’s Law and the weather" delayed the venue's opening by more than a year -- and that its original $15 million budget has been exceeded "dramatically."

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater names concessions vendor

Having broken ground in July 2018, the amphitheater – originally scheduled to open this past spring, then this summer – is now looking at a 2020 debut.

Bridgeport’s Harbor Yard Amphitheater breaks ground; issues remain

Among the questions still to be addressed is how the new concert venue will peacefully coexist with the Webster Bank Arena next door.

Entrepreneur fills hole in eclectic-doughnut market

Based out of Stratford, the two-year-old chain now has four locations and will open two more in 2018.

Marketing agency Hatch 130 looks to grow with Bridgeport

Clients range from the University of Bridgeport and Donut Crazy to the Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.

Arena anchoring new crowds

The Bridgeport Sound Tigers is just one part of the resurgence at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena being touted by city officials and tourism industry advocates.

Bridgeport arena expects sell-outs for women’s NCAA games

Sold-out crowds are expected at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport when the city hosts the regional semi-finals and regional finals of the women's NCAA basketball tournament this Saturday and Monday.

Islanders’ Bridgeport affiliate thrives as NHL lockout persists

The NHL lockout hasn’t stopped the Islanders’ lower-division affiliate, the Bridgeport Sound Tigers, and the rest of the American Hockey League (AHL) from dropping the puck on what league executives expect to be a banner season.