Bay Ridge

Is Brooklyn street co-named after Haitian hero — or mass murderer?

The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a controversial proposal to co-name a Brooklyn street after a man who led Haiti’s historic slave rebellion — but who also brutally massacred thousands of innocents. … Full Article

Residents of four private Bay Ridge streets still waiting for court decision on garbage pickups

It’s been a year and a half, and residents on four of Bay Ridge’s private streets are still eagerly awaiting a decision from a New York State Supreme Court judge whether the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will be required to resume picking up refuse from in front of their homes. … Full Article

Ramps on 86th St. to Gowanus Expressway will close for three weeks

As if normal congestion and traffic delays along the dreaded Gowanus Expressway aren’t enough, entrance and exit ramps to and from the highway at 86th Street will be closed beginning this Thursday morning at approximately 12:01 a.m. … Full Article

Come see tiny streets near Bay Ridge's 69th Street Pier

Short streets, long on charm. Bay Ridge is full of them. The southwest Brooklyn shoreline neighborhood has picturesque single-block streets and privately owned cul-de-sacs, some of which are pedestrian pathways rather than roads for cars.  … Full Article

Come see Victorian houses on Bergen Place and Sedgwick Place

Short streets, long on charm.

Bay Ridge is full of them.
 … Full Article

Come see cul-de-sacs by the Bay Ridge shoreline

Short streets, long on charm.

Bay Ridge is full of them.
 … Full Article

Officials denounce 'sick' anti-Chinese graffiti in Bensonhurst

  An attack on one group of people is an attack on the entire community. … Full Article

Bay Ridge artist creates ‘Life’ board game based on immigration experience

A Bay Ridge artist has created a new version of the classic board game “Life” that reflects the immigration experience. … Full Article

Prospect-Lefferts Gardens townhouse sells for $2.95 million, breaking record

A limestone townhouse at 97 Rutland Road between Flatbush and Bedford avenues, just east of Prospect Park, is now the most expensive townhouse in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. … Full Article

Speed camera protesters challenge Golden to ‘walk the walk’

State Sen. Martin Golden has expressed his support for speed cameras on city streets on numerous occasions, but a group of protesters challenged the Bay Ridge lawmaker to “not just talk the talk, but walk the walk.” … Full Article


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