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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Bay Ridge

Bandit swipes pricey camera equipment

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

Monday, July 16, 2012

Bensonhurst

Police: Purse snatcher drags woman away during robbery

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comments (1)

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Friday, July 13, 2012

Bensonhurst

Welcome to Southern Book-lyn

A literary lone wolf plys his prose on the streets of Bensonhurst and Sheepshead Bay. Comment

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Bay Ridge

Senior: I can fix that foul Owl’s Head stink!

A green pigment found in flowers could kill the foul odors coming out of a Bay Ridge sewage treatment plant, claims a Community Board 10 member who is so confident that his air freshener plan will work he’s willing to pay for it with his own Social Security check. Comments (10)
BoroBeat

Funds — and roof — raised at Salty Dog

Ridgites united at the Salty Dog Bar and Grill to raise funds for families displaced by a massive fire last month. Comments (1)
Bay Ridge

East meets West at sixth annual Arab-American Festival

The annual bazaar in Shore Road Park featured music, craftwork, and cuisine from across the Middle East. See our slideshow for all the fun. Comment

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Bay Ridge

Sweet revolution! High schoolers fight Syrian oppression with pastries

Two Bay Ridge teens are fighting oppression in Syria — one cupcake at a time. Comment
Bay Ridge

$10,000 offered for Bay Ridge killer

Civic leaders are offering 10,000 reasons to identify the man responsible for killing a Fifth Avenue merchant. Comment

Monday, July 9, 2012

Bay Ridge

Gardeners want to protect green space from highway noise

Bay Ridge gardeners tending the Narrows Botanical Gardens in Shore Road Park are so sick of the sound of cars zipping along the nearby Belt Parkway that they’re willing to have their beloved greenspace walled off — a move some say will kill the park’s views of the harbor. Comments (1)
Bensonhurst

Tireless community leader Fran Amorosa dead at 66

Bensonhurst activist Fran Amorosa — a masterful Jill of all trades who could cater a community party for 400 at a moment’s notice in between raising a family and going to college — lost her battle with Parkinson’s disease on July 5. She was 66. Comments (2)

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