Bay Ridge

City names Bay Ridge corner for World War II veteran

A Brooklyn member of the Greatest Generation was lovingly remembered by city and state officials and Bay Ridge civic leaders at a touching ceremony marking the renaming of a street corner in his memory on Saturday. … Full Article

Marty Golden endorses John Quaglione for City Council

State Sen. Marty Golden (R-C-Bay Ridge-Southwest Brooklyn) has officially endorsed his Deputy Chief of Staff, John Quaglione, in his run for the District 43 (Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) City Council seat. … Full Article

Large crowds expected at Fifth Ave. spring festival

Bay Ridge is rolling out the red carpet for the Fifth Avenue Spring Festival, an exciting event that is expected to bring hundreds of thousands of visitors to the popular shopping strip. … Full Article

Ex-cop announces run for Donovan’s House seat

The race to see which Democrat will challenge Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan when he runs for re-election next year is getting more crowded. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s two-party system highlights race for Gentile seat

The race to succeed outgoing Councilmember Vincent Gentile is offering a rare opportunity to see the two-party system at work in New York, a rare sight in city politics dominated by Democrats. … Full Article

Di Gilio Playground getting $2.8 million facelift

A popular playground that straddles the border between Borough Park and Kensington is getting a $2.8 million renovation, according to Councilmember David G. Greenfield, who said the revamped version of the park will include new play equipment designed to meet the needs of today’s children. … Full Article

Brannan: Give city control over transit system

The chances of it happening are probably slim, but a City Council candidate from Bay Ridge is proposing that control over the running of the buses and subways be handed over to New York City. … Full Article

Gentile says city should make corruption fighting easier

The public wants to root out political corruption, but it needs the tools to go after the bad guys, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile, who is pushing legislation it easier for everyday New Yorkers to help stamp out crooks. … Full Article

Golden: Weekend express buses boost city’s economy

Calling it a decision “good for the community, good for the environment and good for the economy,” state Sen. Marty Golden is praising a move by MTA to permanently reinstate weekend service on the X28 express bus between Southwest Brooklyn and midtown Manhattan. … Full Article


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