Bay Ridge Courier

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

Bay Ridge

No day at the spa: Gunman holds up nail salon, cops say

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

Sammy gets a Vendy! Controversial gyro seller is a halal hero, cart advocates say

The Middle Eastern Halal Cart manager who fought to stay on Fifth Avenue will receive a “Most Heroic Vendor” award from the Street Vendor Project this September. Comments (2).

Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012

Big Screecher

Tornado down! Tornado down!

This week, Carmine has a tough time getting to a rally against a hated waste transfer station. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Bensonhurst

Cops: Gunman threatens man for iPhone

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

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Bay Ridge

Ridge residents: Xaverian High School is taking our parking spots

Bay Ridge residents are lashing out against Xaverian High School for taking away several precious parking spots near 71st Street and Shore Road to put in a loading zone for school buses, but the Catholic high school’s president said the street changes came from a higher power — the city of New York. Comments (2).
Bay Ridge

Neighbors: Derelict 83rd Street home has got to go

Bay Ridge residents living next to a derelict 83rd Street property are demanding the city help them end a five-year invasion of vermin and ne’er-do-well teens — and to prevent what they fear could become another Ovington Avenue-style collapse. Comment.

Monday, Aug. 13, 2012

Bay Ridge

Residents: Third Avenue sinkhole really stinks!

Bay Ridgites who live near the sinkhole at the corner of Third Avenue and 92nd Street claim they are constantly gagging on dust and noxious sewer gas. Comment.
Bay Ridge

City: We’re not replacing century-old sewer system

City Department of Environmental Preservation heads shrugged off concerns that Bay Ridge will sink into the earth last week, claiming that fears over the city’s century-old underground pipes breaking down and leaving the neighborhood riddled with sinkholes are completely unfounded. Comment.

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