Bay Ridge

Maria the Ice Cream Girl raises over $2,500 for Puerto Rico

Maria the Ice Cream Girl is feeling particularly sweet these days. A successful series of fundraisers she organized in Bensonhurst this month to help hurricane victims in Puerto Rico brought in a tidy sum of money. … Full Article

Ross Barkan talks about his political future

Ross Barkan is looking to change jobs and go from writing newspaper articles to writing legislation. … Full Article

New legislation imposes health and safety regulations on hookah establishments

On Wednesday, Sept. 27, City Councilmember Vincent Gentile helped pass a bill that’s been seven years in the making. The new legislation imposes more stringent health and safety regulations that hookah establishments will have to adhere to. … Full Article

Community Board 10 to hold Dyker meeting on Christmas lights

Community Board 10 officials, eager to avoid a repeat of the traffic jams that clogged the streets of sleepy Dyker Heights during the Christmas season last year, will hold a meeting with the Dyker Heights Civic Association and local residents next month to discuss ways to mitigate traffic b … Full Article

South Brooklyn parents say kids are in danger from faded school crossings

Kids face a hidden danger every day on their way to and from school due to faded and nearly undetectable “School Crossing” markings in the streets near schools in Bay Ridge, according to nervous parents who are demanding that the city do something about it. … Full Article

Brannan pushes for cop on corner in Bay Ridge

NYPD shouldn’t just deploy more cops to communities like Bay Ridge, it should use the officers it has in a smarter way to create stronger ties between cops and the community, according to a City Council candidate. … Full Article

Grimm vs. Donovan race sets up political Civil War

Former Congressmember Michael Grimm’s announcement on Sunday that he is mounting a political comeback to try and regain his House seat in 2018 represented the first shot fired in a Civil War in local Republican Party politics and set up the intriguing specter of a convicted felon running against  … Full Article

Maria ‘The Ice Cream Girl’ hosts hurricane fundraiser

A legendary Bensonhurst personality is asking her fellow Brooklyn residents to open their hearts — and their wallets — for the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. … Full Article

Man gets 25 years for murdering landlord with sword

A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Thursday for nearly decapitating his landlord with a samurai sword before trying to flee the country. … Full Article

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association installs Margaret Stanton as president

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association continued a long tradition when it held its annual Passing of the Gavel ceremony, where it invites back many of its past presidents for the installation of its newest president, at The Pearl Room in Bay Ridge on Wednesday night. … Full Article


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