Bridgeport DSSD
Press Releases
DSSD Kicks Off 2018 Downtown Farmers Market Season // Press Release, 7-12-18
The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) today kicked off the 2018 Downtown Farmers Market season. The Downtown Farmers Market will take place on Thursdays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through October 11, 2018 and offer a variety of fruits and vegetables, prepared lunch options, games, and different live music acts and art demonstrations each week.
DSSD Appoints New Board Chair, Philip Pires // Press Release, 7-1-18
The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) announced today that Philip Pires will assume the role of Chair of the Board of Commissioners for the Downtown Special Services District, effective July 1. He succeeds Kim Morque, who after seven years as Chair of the organization will now serve as Vice Chair.
Creating Community Town Hall Event // Press Release, April 2018
The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District, along with partners Bridgeport Generation Now and the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County is hosting Creating Community, a town hall event to encourage conversation about upcoming and current development projects happening in downtown Bridgeport.
DSSD Hires New President Lauren Coakley Vincent // Press Release, 11-16-17
The Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District (DSSD) announced today that Lauren Coakley Vincent will join the organization as president beginning January 2, 2018. She succeeds Michael Moore, who after six years in Bridgeport is now vice president of operations for the Stamford Downtown Special Services District.
Downtown Bridgeport Farmers Market Opens // Press Release, 7-3-17
The Downtown Farmers Market will begin its 2017 season on July 6 at McLevy Green and will be open every Thursday from 10:30am – 2:00pm until October 12.
Downtown Windows Project // Press Release, 6-21-17
The Downtown Windows Project features the work of Bridgeport Art Trail artists, displayed in one of three storefront windows on Main Street in downtown Bridgeport. The project is produced by City Lights and sponsored by the Bridgeport DSSD and Spinnaker Real Estate Partners.
DSSD's 2017 Lamp Post Sponsorship Program // Press Release, 6-7-17
Bridgeport’s DSSD is proud to unveil its 2017 Lamp Post Sponsorship Program with newly redesigned banners and hanging flower baskets. Individuals or companies may purchase an annual sponsorship through DSSD.
DSSD Recipient of CT Main Street's Catalyst Award // Press Release, 5-12-17
Bridgeport's DSSD received the 2017 CT Main Street Center’s Catalyst Award that recognizes initiatives that provoke significant change.
Creative Spaces Event at The Bijou Theatre // Press Release, 4-27-17
The Bridgeport DSSD, in partnership with the Connecticut Main Street Center, Connecticut Economic Development Association and Pullman & Comley, hosted an event at the Bijou Theatre on April 27th to highlight the emergence of architecturally innovative and attractive commercial and residential spaces in Downtown Bridgeport.
1st Annual Downtown Bridgeport Hackathon // Press Release, 9-20-16
The Bridgeport DSSD has partnered with the Connecticut Main Street Center, Stamford iCenter, Bridgeport Public Library, and B:Hive Bridgeport to produce the Downtown Bridgeport Hackathon.