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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."
The pact covers a sign package throughout the arena's footprint, including a spot on the outdoor marquee.
Among the questions still to be addressed is how the new concert venue will peacefully coexist with the Webster Bank Arena next door.
“We have to get the most out of every dollar that goes through our office,” says H. Scott Phelps, the head of the Connecticut Convention and Sports Bureau.
The terms of the partnership were not disclosed, nor was there an announcement of a schedule of specific events.
Bridgeport Mayor Joe Ganim is seeking state bonding money to finance renovations at the Webster Bank Arena and The Ballpark at Harbor Yard.
New admission taxes and an expiring lease are among the challenges facing the independent baseball team.
A new residence hall and refurbishments to Alumni Hall -- built in 1959 -- are among the projects on the "Fairfield Rising" agenda.
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.
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.