Bay Ridge Courier

Monday, Aug. 27, 2012

Bay Ridge

Jerk rips gold chain from man’s neck

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

Saturday, Aug. 25, 2012

Big Screecher

Look, Carmine exaggerates for effect

This week, Carmine wonders what he has to do to get his grandkids to pay attention to him — especially since running them over is not an option. Or is it? Comment.

Friday, Aug. 24, 2012

Bay Ridge

Way off Broadway! Manhattan theater troupe hits Bay Ridge

Why go off-Broadway when you can go off-Ridge Boulevard? Comments (1).
Bensonhurst

Cops: Brute chokes car mechanic over high estimate

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

Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012

BoroBeat

Ridge runs to remember

Hundreds came out on Saturday to remember the soldiers who died protecting our country during the annual Run for the Fallen event. See our slideshow for all the action. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2012

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).
Bay Ridge

Rep. Grimm denies any connection to busted fund-raiser

Rep. Michael Grimm is distancing himself from a former fund-raiser nabbed on immigration fraud charges — a political operative many claim collected illegal campaign donations for the former Marine and FBI agent. Comments (1).
Dyker Heights

Golf pro hits Dyker Heights links

Two-time Professional Golfers Association champion Rory McIlroy swung into Brooklyn on Monday to help a lucky group of young golfers hone their skills. Comments (1).

Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012

Bensonhurst

The Big Screecher’s appetite isn’t big enough! Bensonhurst rival out-eats Courier columnist

Carmine met his match on Sunday when he lost the annual Ice Cream-Eating Contest at L&B Spumoni Gardens. See our slideshow for all the brain-freezing action. Comment.

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