Reading @ the Chicago Public Library, Daley branch on Thursday, 10/25-6:00 to 7:30 pm

daley public libraryMaureen, JoAnne and Dan are happy to be finally doing a reading and signing of their new book at the Daley branch, next Thursday, 10/25 from 6-7:30 pm.

Come out to see some unpublished and play Bridgeport trivia with the authors.

Chicago Public Library, Daley branch is at 3400 S. Halsted.

This event is free.  There will be books available for sale.


Bridgeport Pasty Will Be Serving Samples At Our Launch Party

Bridgeport Pasty

Come on out and try our yummy treats!

So happy to announce that  Bridgeport Pasty will be sharing samples of their tasty, hot pasties during our party.

If you’ve never tried a pasty, they are similar to hand-held pot pies.  Basically crusty, buttery dough stuffed with steak, chicken, veggies, spices and yummy secrets.  Here is the Bridgeport Pasty menu.

Jay, Carrie and Patsy the Pastymobile will be on hand to serve you and answer all of your questions about their products, availability, catering and little green truck.

Maureen On WBEZ This Morning – Listen Online Here

WBEZ website showing the show Maureen F. Sullivan appeared on

WBEZ Website

Maureen F. Sullivan, author of Images Of America: Bridgeport appeared this morning on WBEZ radio with Richard Steele on the Eight Forty Eight program to talk about the neighborhood, the book, history and change.  We heard back from lots of friends while it was on, but if you missed it, here’s a link where you can listen.

Buy Bridgeport: Taking Orders Now For Books!


Cover of the book "Bridgeport" by Maureen F. Sullivan, JoAnne Gazarek Bloom and Dan Pogorzelski

Order today!

This is it – copies of Bridgeport by Joanne Gazarek, Maureen F. Sullivan and Dan Pogorzelski are hot off the presses and ready for ordering.

Visit our order page and get your copy today!

Chicago’s Bridgeport neighborhood, the famous political, industrial and social powerhouse is explored in this book: Bridgeport by JoAnne Gazarek Bloom, Maureen. F. Sullivan and Dan Pogorzelski.  

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A spread of copies of the book "Bridgeport"

Woo hoo! The Bridgeport book is here and ready for orders!