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Friday, Feb. 24, 2017


John Travolta films John Gotti bio-pic in Bath Beach

The Dapper Don lives on! Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The Ridge is going highbrow

Spend a sophisticated weekend in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

Bay Ridge

Locals protest Gentile over staffer’s harassment allegations

And they came armed with stuffed animals. Comments (3)

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Party Line

Mud-slinging in Bay Ridge’s Council race

Republican hopeful Bob Capano says Democratic opponent Justin Brannan is breaking campaign finance law, but Brannan is accusing Capano of pushing “alternate facts.” Comments (6)

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

Dyker Heights

Protestors slam Rep. Donovan outside Dyker office

Protestors clogged 13th Avenue in front of Rep. Dan Donovan’s (R–Bay Ridge) Dyker Heights office on Tuesday demanding the legislator meet with his constituents and defend his controversial support of President Trump’s immigration ban and congressional Republicans’ quest to undo the Affordable Care Act. Comments (13)

Bensonhurst in the crosshairs: Nabe to get a new Target store

They’re taking aim at Bensonhurst. Comments (3)

Police: Woman attacks and bites man in his 17th Street home

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Drug dealer robs man in his home at gunpoint

The incident leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

Harbor Watch

Valentine’s for veterans: Volunteers show their appreciation for vets

Volunteers handed out dozens of stuffed animals, cards, and toiletries to vets at the Brooklyn Veterans Affairs Hospital on Feb. 14. Comment

Monday, Feb. 20, 2017

Bay Ridge

Locals to city: ‘Fix dangerous steps’

Call it the stairway to hell. Comment

Friday, Feb. 17, 2017

Bay Ridge Nights

The rock keeps rolling in the Ridge

This weekend has a solid foundation of rock, roll, soul, and rhythm & blues. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017

Bay Ridge

Ridge mailman mugger caught

Cops say they picked him up the next day, allegedly stealing mail at the same intersection where he robbed the postal worker. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017


Police: Ex-employee robs bakery, kicks owner in the crotch

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment
Bay Ridge

Baddie sets car on fire on 80th Street

The arsonist leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment
High School Sports

Former players working to honor Fort Ham hoops legend

They’re raising money to rename the basketball court in honor of long-time coach Ken Kerns. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017

Bay Ridge

Watch your mail!: Robber steals postman’s ‘master key’

The key can open any box along the carrier’s route, officials said. Comment
Bay Ridge

You’re so Dane! Ridgites celebrate Scandinavian ‘Mardis Gras’

The Vikings invaded! Comments (2)
Bay Ridge

Trilled to peaces: Choral group sings for unity

Give peace a chants! Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 13, 2017


Pol made up Brooklyn’s
9-11 connection to defend Trump travel ban

State Sen. Marty Golden went on the radio and said several hijakers lived in Bay Ridge — but a 600-page Federal report says otherwise. Comments (11)
Party Line

‘Trivial’ pursuit! Harassment of Gentile staffer was ‘petty’ and ‘trivial’: city lawyers

A former staffer to Councilman Vincent Gentile (D–Bay Ridge) who is accusing his colleagues of bullying him by leaving mutilated stuffed animals on his desk and publicly mocking his Asperger’s Syndrome doesn’t have a leg to stand on, city lawyers are arguing. Comments (6)

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