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By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Acoustic Cafe (335-3655) - Roger Edel's Hotbos plays Friday night (July 25) at 9 PM ($5).  Strange Tribe and Big Moon on Saturday night (July 26) at 9 PM.  Tickets are $8.  The Acoustic Cafe also has its Open Mic night on Tuesdays ($3) at 9 PM and an Open Blues Jam ($3) on Wednesday night at 9 PM...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Bridgeport Condo Update June 2008  The Bridgeport Condo market is definitely showing signs of the slowdown.  Bridgeport especially the Northend Neighborhood has always had a very active condo market.  These condos have proven to be good investments over time.  The best performing areas have been ...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Acoustic Cafe (335-3655) - Debbie Davies, who is on tour with her latest record Blues Blast will sing the blues with her band on Saturday night (July 19) at 9 PM.  Tickets are $10.  The Acoustic Cafe also has it's Open Mic night on Tuesdays ($3) at 9 PM and an Open Blues Jam ($3) on Wednesday nig...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The Black Rock Art Center will host a benefit concert for Harmony4Kidz featuring The Daria Musk Trio, the Blue Joy Project, Irena and Bermuda Road, Laura Sumner and Lisa Bastoni.  The art exhibit "Artists Who Care: Work For, By, and About At-Risk Children" exhibit will open at 6:30 PM to concert...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Bridgeport Real Estate and Home Sales Update June 30, 2008  Bridgeport Single Family Home Sales continue to slide. After six months this year they are on track to finish with the lowest total in over a decade - right now the projection is that the city will come in under the six month total for 2...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Bridgeport, CT came in #3 as one of the best places to invest in real estate in the U.S. according to Business 2.0's article The New Rules of Real Estate: The Best Places to (Still) Invest http://money.cnn.com/popups/2006/biz2/newrules_bestinvest/3.html for those who have the patience to buy and ...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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For the fourth year, Black Rock Art Center is proud to be a part of the Black Rock ArtWalk taking place along Fairfield Avenue throughout the spring and summer. This year's ArtWalks will occur every first and third Friday from 6 - 9 PM, May through October. DATES:  May 2, May 16, June 6, June 20...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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http://www.fairfieldweekly.com/ A number of Black Rock businesses won in their categories in Fairfield County Weekly’s annual survey. Congratulations to:   Acoustic Cafe Best Local Music, Best Alternative Music, Best Open Mic 2926 Fairfield Avenue Phone: 203-335-3655 www.acousticafe.com       As...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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On May 15, 2008 at 6:30 PM, Connecticut Audubon's Milan Bull, led a guided tour of the spring migration of shorebirds along the Ash Creek tidal estuary. Kraig Steffen, Vice President of the Ash Creek Conservation Association (co-sponsor of the event) created this photo journal of the bird tour: W...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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You Tube videos of the Black Rock Day Parade on June 8, 2008 as it came down Harborview Avenue.  

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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The Bridgeport Public Library needs your help in shaping its next long range strategic plan. The focus group meeting hasve been re-scheduled as follows:   Black Rock Library FOCUS GROUP MEETING to be held on Friday, August 15th from 10-11:30am at the Burroughs Community Center located @2470 Fairf...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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We think 6/21st should have produced chicks so just may not be viable eggs.  They certainly have had rough weather to contend with !!!  This evening 6 pm "she" was again on nest and "he" was on drift wood  keeping watch. The male keeps beinging more sticks!!  I guess he is positive about hatchli...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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In today's Connecticut Post (7/2/08), the headlines blared, "State housing market plunges: Fairfield County single-family home sales decline 44% over the past year as prices drop 10%."  Our situation in Black Rock is not as dire as the headlines would suggest.  As in the rest of Fairfield County,...

By Eddie & Basilio Gutierrez
(Century 21 Greengarden Realty)
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ACTIVE LISTINGS Prop Type Bedrooms # Active Avg LP Avg MT SF ALL 548 274,330 93 2 OR LESS 51 202,137 76 3 304 251,631 88 4 139 299,050 102 5 OR MORE 54 406,674 111     OFF MARKET LISTINGS Prop Type # of Bedrooms # of SOLD % SOLD Avg LP of SOLD Avg SP of SOLD SP:LP Ratio Avg MT of SOLD Avg LP UN-...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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On Sunday, April 26 over two dozen volunteers gathered to assist in the annual Ash Creek Clean up, including members of the Ash Creek Conservation Association, Save the Sound, and the Westport Unitarian Church. Ash Creek Conservation Association Vice President, Kraig Steffen took these Flip Video...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Bridgeport Condo UpdateMarch 2008Unit Sales are off 41% from the prior year and continue the three year downward trend.  This is similar to the Single Family trend in unit sales.  What is a bit of a surprise is that the Median and Average Selling Prices seem to be very stable.   This is counter t...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Bridgeport Real Estate and Home Sales UpdateMarch 30,2008Home Sales in Bridgeport continue to fall.  The number of homes sold is running almost 50% below the total from just two years ago.  There appears to be increasing price pressure on Sellers with both Median Price and Average Sales Price run...

By Mike Tetreau, ABR, CRS, GRI, Sales Vice President
(William Raveis Real Estate - Fairfield, CT)
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Bridgeport Real Estate and Home Sales UpdateFebruary 2008The Bridgeport Real Estate slump continues.  The City continues to show the effects of the Sub Prime Mortgage crisis that is sweeping the nation.  It's Fairfield County location has not offered much protection from the turbulent money marke...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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Ash Creek Conservation AssociationDedicated to the preservation and restoration of Bridgeport's last surviving Salt Marsh EstuaryOur PurposeThe Ash Creek Conservation Association, Inc. (ACCA) is a non-profit citizen- based group dedicated to the preservation and restoration of Ash Creek, a salt m...

By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
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To download this 90 page report in PDF format, please click here .  This link will take you to a post on the Black Rock Community Blog where the report is located.The Black Rock section of Bridgeport, Connecticut is undergoing rapid change as residents continue to migrate into cities from the sub...

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