Bay Ridge Courier

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Sunday Read

Coney Island Atlas immortalized on Brooklyn street corner

In this week’s Sunday Read, we remember Joe “the Great” Rollino, a strongman whose heart was larger than his extra-large biceps. Comments (1).

Friday, June 15, 2012

Bay Ridge

Golden rival pushing for more bike lanes in Bay Ridge

State Senate candidate Andrew Gounardes wants to see more bicycles in Bay Ridge — setting the wheels in motion for a showdown with Republican state Sen. Marty Golden, who opposes bike travel on major thoroughfares. Comment.

DA: Building owners to blame for 86th Street ‘deathtrap’

The five people killed in a 2010 fire may have survived if building owners hadn’t added extra living spaces to maximize their profits, investigators claim. Comment.

PS 226’s country fair a rollickin’ good time

The Bensonhurst school experienced some country livin’ at the annual outdoor festival. See all the fun in our slideshow. Comments (4).

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Bay Ridge

City: Controversial cart is operating illegally

The gyro seller that has become the symbol of Bay Ridge’s brewing food-vendor battle is operating illegally, this paper has learned — and now brick-and-mortar businesses are demanding the controversial food cart be booted from Bay Ridge for good. Comments (13).
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Ridgites: New rules won’t help

The city has cooked up a proposal of new codes for food carts that has brick-and-mortar establishments boiling mad. Comment.

Bensonhurst festival puts diversity on display

The annual Bensonhurst festival attracted a wide range of vendors and visitors for Sunday’s event. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment.

New Utrecht Avenue attack

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge kicks up its heels

The Bay Ridge Community Council honored neighborhood leaders at its annual bash, and passed the torch from three-year president to incoming president. Check out our slideshow for all the fun. Comments (1).

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