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Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

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Canines in costumes at Narrows Botanical Gardens ‘Harvest Festival’ on Oct. 16.

Why wait for Halloween to dress up your dog in a ridiculous getup when you can do it two weeks early? Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011


Stick it to ‘em! ‘Old-timers’ face off with next generation in annual stickball tournament

The Brooklyn Stickball Old Timers’ 43rd annual tournament pitted younger players against their older counterparts for a series of stickball matches on 80th Street between Third and Fourth avenues. Comments (1).

Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011


‘Senior Idol’ wows crowd at Xaverian High School

Brooklyn’s canaries and larks sang up a sweet storm in Bay Ridge for the fifth annual elder song competition, proving that the borough’s golden crooners are neither old nor cold when it comes to exercising their vocal chords. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 7, 2011

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A ‘welcome aboard’ for new 68th CO

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Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011


It was a tyke-errific time when the annual Ragamuffin Parade unfurled its magic in Bay Ridge!

Fun was the word around town as lads and lasses got gussied up and put a festive foot forward for the area’s premier tot parade. Comments (1).

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011


A Third Avenue wonderland

They were dancing — and eating — in the streets! Comment.
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Hinsch’s syrupy history

Bay Ridge’s classic soda fountain, which went flat last week, was the offspring of 1920s-era pharmacies. Comment.
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You huckleberries! Restaurateurs battle over dead business

All the cooking equipment was taken from Huckleberry’s restaurant in the dead of night — by two owners of the place trying to convince their partner to give up the ship. Comment.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011

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Xaverian shocks Iona, 37–6

Xaverian took down the Gaels, one of the best teams in the league. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 3, 2011

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Former night spot to become a Met Foods

Owners say the market will open in January. Comments (2).

Friday, Sept. 30, 2011

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End of an era: Hinsch’s is closed

Bay Ridge’s legendary soda shop is out of business. Comments (57).

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