14 episodes

From urban legends to historic landmarks, exciting new developments, and insider profiles, prepare to hear it all!

Bridgeport Stories Frank Borres

    • Society & Culture
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From urban legends to historic landmarks, exciting new developments, and insider profiles, prepare to hear it all!

    Wayne Winston - Bridgeport Civic Activist and Entrepreneur

    Wayne Winston - Bridgeport Civic Activist and Entrepreneur

    Wayne Winston details what it was like growing up in Bridgeport Connecticut, where we are today with the #BLM movement, and what we can do to move forward.

    • 59 min
    Frankie's Diner Owner Nick Roussas

    Frankie's Diner Owner Nick Roussas

    Nick Roussas, owner and manager of Frankie's Diner in Bridgeport Connecticut at 1660 Barnum Ave shares what it was like growing up in Bridgeport. He also speaks about how he eventually became the owner of Frankie's Diner. Roussas delves into the history behind the diner, what he enjoys most about serving the Bridgeport community, and how things are constantly changing in the world of take out dining. With the ever changing COVID-19 situation, Nick talks about how that has not only affected his business, but his personal health.

    • 27 min
    Dr. Monette Ferguson - Executive Director of ABCD Bridgeport

    Dr. Monette Ferguson - Executive Director of ABCD Bridgeport

    We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Monette Ferguson, Executive Director of ABCD, Inc.. in Bridgeport. In our show, Dr. Ferguson discussed what it was like growing up in Bridgeport during the 1980's and how a focus on education paved the way to transform her into the leader she is today. Coming from an upbringing with a military and family first oriented background, Dr. Ferguson explains how her position as Executive Director of ABCD, Inc. is one that she takes seriously. The goal of the organization is to not only eradicate the root causes of poverty in Bridgeport, but statewide.

    • 36 min
    Chef Raquel - A Pinch of Salt

    Chef Raquel - A Pinch of Salt

    Learn about how A Pinch of Salt owner Chef Raquel Rivera made her way to Bridgeport and all of the ways in which she is helping our communtiy eat more healthy!

    • 17 min
    Bill Finch - Executive Director of Discovery Museum and former Bridgeport Mayor

    Bill Finch - Executive Director of Discovery Museum and former Bridgeport Mayor

    Former city of Bridgeport Mayor Bill Finch and now Executive Director of the Discovery Museum in Bridgeport Connecticut discusses growing up as an adopted child. Bill talks about his family history and relatives involved in World War II on D-Day. He also talks about his involvement in the new Mario M. Cuomo Tappan Zee Bridge and his views on science.

    • 50 min
    Mike Bielawa - Jack The Ripper Connection in Bridgeport

    Mike Bielawa - Jack The Ripper Connection in Bridgeport

    Bridgeport's past has roots in the occult. Coincidentally, one infamous figure in history also has roots in Bridgeport. Jack The Ripper's mysterious travels could have very well placed him on a path to Bridgeport. There were indeed a few murders in the city during the late 1800's that point to the infamous murderer. Mike Bielawa tells us that story!

    • 34 min

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