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Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Bay Ridge

Brutes viciously attack woman for iPhone

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

Saturday, July 28, 2012

Big Screecher

Guess what? Carmine’s not happy about Bloomberg’s sugary drinks ban

This week, Carmine blasts Mayor Bloomberg for trying to take away his bucket of Seven-Up. Comment.

Friday, July 27, 2012


Halal hold up! Bensonhurst Middle Eastern food carts robbed, police say

Armed thugs are holding up food carts in Bensonhurst, police say. Comments (3).

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Protestors: Golden doesn’t know what women want

Protestors rallied in front of Golden’s office on Tuesday to blast the legislator’s ‘walk like a model’ seminar, even though the class was cancelled weeks ago. Comments (2).

Cops: Dinner party goes horribly wrong

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

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Bay Ridge

Gardeners: We’re under seige

Vandals have attacked a group of flowering trees at the Narrows Botanic Gardens — the second wave of destruction in the last two weeks to hit the southern tip of a green oasis directly across the street from residents who have clashed with the garden’s leadership. Comment.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012


Summer Stroll strolls on despite rainy weather

Merchants and pedestrians braved the rain for the first-ever Third Avenue Summer Stroll on Friday. See the fun in our slideshow. Comment.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Bay Ridge

City shoots down gardeners’ hopes for sound wall

The city has spoken, and green-thumbed Ridgites won’t be getting the sound wall they’ve been clamoring for. Comments (1).

Friday, July 20, 2012


It pays to screech! MTA restores Courier Life columnist’s favorite bus route

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority heeded the demands of Courier Life columnist Carmine Santa Maria on Thursday, announcing that it was going to bring the Big Screecher’s beloved B64 bus back to Harway Avenue. Comment.

Who really should get credit?

Brooklyn’s elected officials were tripping over each other in the scrum to take credit for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s decision to bring the B64 back to Harway Avenue on Thursday — with one pol hijacking another elected official’s press conference for an extra few ‘atta boys! Comments (9).

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