Bay Ridge

Xaverian HS wrapped in gold ribbon by students

Teenagers wrapped yards and yards of ribbon around their Bay Ridge school, but it wasn’t a youthful prank. These kids were serious. … Full Article

Hikind proudly wears maverick label

“I’m not afraid to rock the boat,” Assemblymember Dov Hikind told the Brooklyn Eagle during an interview in his Borough Park district office. … Full Article

Bay Ridge supports Times Square going gold for cancer

Cancer advocates and elected officials from Bay Ridge came to Times Square as the Crossroads of the World turned into a golden paradise to raise cancer awareness. … Full Article

Xaverian Jazz Band to play for Pope Francis

When Pope Francis arrives at John F. Kennedy Airport on Thursday for his first-ever trip to New York City, he will get a taste of Bay Ridge-style hospitality. And he will be greeted by the sounds of jazz. … Full Article

Brooklyn DOT Commissioner inspects Ocean Parkway

A dangerous Midwood intersection is in line for safety improvements after Brooklyn Transportation Commissioner Keith Bray conducted an on-site inspection of the area. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Historical Society ready for new season

The Bay Ridge Historical Society has elected a new president and is gearing up for a new season of meetings and events, where talk of yesterday isn’t old fashioned. … Full Article

Greenfield says repaving best done in summer

The streets of Borough Park aren’t paved with gold, but they definitely are paved. … Full Article

Harris gets Democratic nod to run for Assembly

Pamela Harris, a retired correction officer and Coney Island civic leader, emerged victorious when the Brooklyn Democratic County Committee met Tuesday night to select the party’s candidate to run for the state Assembly seat vacated by Alec Brook-Krasny. … Full Article

Fontbonne partners with Brown to promote STEM for girls

It’s a long way from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn to Providence, Rhode Island, but academic institutions in those two communities are teaming up to encourage girls to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). … Full Article

BKLYN's fascinating fixer-uppers: Old-fashioned houses in Homecrest and Lefferts Manor

In manicured, marvelous Brooklyn, fixer-upper buildings really stand out. Some are splendid despite their disrepair. The messiness adds to their allure. Some are just a mess. … Full Article


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