Bay Ridge Courier

Friday, March 30, 2012

Bay Ridge

Creepy bicyclist snatches girl’s necklace

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

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Bay Ridge

Boozy reprieve: Violence-scarred karaoke bar keeps liquor license

The state gave Crown KTV a second chance — but the stay of execution cost the business $37,000. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Casa Calamari rises from the ashes

Bay Ridge’s Casa Calamari opened it’s doors again last Thursday, five months after the restaurant’s future seemed to have gone up in smoke. In fact, thanks to owner Leo Lykourezos’s renovations, more doors are open at the popular foccacceria, seafood, and pizza spot than ever before. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Crooks fool senior and rob home

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

Vietnam vets get their due

Vietnam vets finally receive recognition for their service to the country during the third annual Vietnam Veterans’ Day at Ft. Hamilton Army Base on March 23. Comment.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Bay Ridge

Seven seniors injured in Ridge bus crash

A high-speed police chase ends in a horrific car accident on Colonial Road. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Golden acquitted without putting on a case

State Sen. Marty Golden’s nephew and four others were facing more than three years apiece for their role in the Kettle Black bar brawl. But the defense only put up one witness before resting their case. Comment.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Bensonhurst

NYPD: Help us solve cabbie robbery

Police have identified a man they say will shed some light on a cabbie robbery on 21st Avenue. Comment.
BoroBeat

Bay Ridge St. Pat’s Day Parade had Irish eyes smilin’

That other St. Patrick’s Day Parade had revelers putting their best foot forward in Bay Ridge. See our slideshow for photos of all the fun. Comment.
BoroBeat

Annual awards laud notable Brooklynites

The Bensonhurst West End Community Council honored a stellar group at its annual fete. See our slideshow for all the honorees. Comment.

Monday, March 26, 2012

Bay Ridge

State: Last call for notorious Ridge karaoke club

The State Liquor Authority may revoke the violence-plagued Crown KTV’s liquor licence this week, an agency spokesman says. Comments (1).

Friday, March 23, 2012

Bay Ridge

Mary had a little lamb — until Bay Ridge vandals decapitated it

A band of blasphemers desecrated religious statues on the monastery grounds of Visitation Academy in Bay Ridge, even going so far as to behead the likeness of a helpless lamb. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Food cart gets benched: Street seats block street meats in Bay Ridge

A controversial Bay Ridge food cart is fighting for its life — and its location — after someone installed a pair of metal benches in its usual spot on Fifth Avenue near 86th Street on Thursday. Comments (10).

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Bay Ridge

U.S. Secret Service agents raid Bay Ridge apartment

President Obama’s bodyguards say the Ridge Boulevard man they arrested last week was making fake credit cards, but the man’s rattled neighbors think he was doing something much worse. Comments (2).

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