Bay Ridge

NYC comptroller cries foul on problematic pipeline

A $1 billion natural gas pipeline that would cut across 23 miles of lower New York Bay has pitted those with environmental concerns against the Williams Company, which says the new pipeline would provide much needed natural gas capacity to Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. … Full Article

Bensonhurst block to get tough love from Sanitation Dept.

A longstanding problem on one of Southwest Brooklyn’s busiest commercial corridors involving trash, illegal parking and catch basins clogged with cooking grease is coming under scrutiny by the city’s Department of Sanitation after a local lawmaker and community officials demanded action. … Full Article

brooklynONE brings ‘Godspell’ back to Dyker Heights

If you enjoyed the brooklynONE Productions presentation of the musical “Godspell” in a Dyker Heights church earlier this summer and were hoping for a repeat performance, your prayers have been answered. … Full Article

Bensonhurst’s annual Santa Rosalia Feast off to another successful start

A Bensonhurst tradition continues. The annual Feast of Santa Rosalia, which starts at 68th Street and ends at Bay Ridge Parkway along 18th Avenue, also known as Cristoforo Colombo Boulevard, began last week. … Full Article

Pakistani festival canceled after rival groups both file applications

A street festival scheduled for last Sunday on Coney Island Avenue in Ditmas Park, celebrating the 72nd anniversary of Pakistan’s independence, was canceled by the city because of disputes between different Pakistani-American organizations that had filed conflictin … Full Article

Brooklyn’s second-most expensive home is a Bay Ridge villa

Brooklyn’s second-most expensive home just hit the market with an asking price of $15 million. … Full Article

Social Security building in New Utrecht has been closed since spring

Senior citizens and the disabled living in Bensonhurst and surrounding communities have had to go further afield when they need to visit a Social Security office since this past spring, when the local office was closed because of the building’s deteriorated condition. … Full Article

Reaching-Out Services seeks supplies for back-to-school drive

Hundreds of Brooklyn kids whose parents are struggling financially will still be able to start school in style next month, thanks to a nonprofit group that is organizing a backpack giveaway to take place next week. … Full Article

School board colleague urges city to name street after DiMango

A Brooklyn civic leader who served alongside Mafalda DiMango on the local school board is leading an effort to convince the city to name the street corner outside P.S. 204 in Bensonhurst in memory of the iconic education advocate who died Aug. 2 at the age of 91. … Full Article


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