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Friday, May 11, 2012

BoroBeat

A taste of Asia in Brooklyn

McKinley Park turned into a showcase of the best Brooklyn’s growing Asian-American community has to offer during last week’s annual Asian-Pacific Heritage Festival. For all the fun, see our slideshow. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Thief pinches $21,000 in paychecks

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

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Bay Ridge

Pipeline pains on Shore Road

Shore Road Park-goers fear that a new city pipeline project will destroy their beloved greenspace. Comments (1).
BoroBeat

It’s war! Republicans take on Democrats in bid for tug-of-war glory

State Sen. Marty Golden and his team of GOPers went head to head with Councilman Vincent Gentile’s daring Democrats during an annual Bay Ridge slug-fest: the Bay Ridge Community Council’s tug-of-war competition. Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Female assailants attack woman on Avenue O

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

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Bay Ridge

City called in to end Ridge block war

Councilman Vincent Gentile pulled the city’s Department of Small Business Services into the ongoing turf war between Fifth Avenue merchants and street vendors. Comments (9).
Bensonhurst

St. Athanasius pitches in for ‘blood’ hound

Big-hearted parishioners raised money so a diabetic child could get a dog that can sniff out the boy’s blood sugar levels, and call for paramedics if the tyke goes into diabetic shock! Click here to read this amazing story. Comment.

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Bay Ridge

Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade facing a soldier slump

The 145-year-old cavalcade of war heroes could fade into oblivion if it can’t get more recruits, worried organizers said. Comment.

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BoroBeat

Bike tour re-opens old wounds

The Five Boro Bike Tour shut down streets and highways citywide on Sunday — again sparking a heated debate between pro-bike and pro-car Bay Ridgites. Comments (1).

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