NYC DEP investigating Bay Ridge sinkhole

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is investigating to determine the cause of a partial street collapse on 79th Street in Bay Ridge that left a large hole in the middle of the roadway on Tuesday. No one was injured. … Full Article

Cucco pushes for free college tuition

When Kate Cucco is asked what she did on her summer vacation, she can give a one-word answer: campaigned. … Full Article

Summer Stroll attracts big crowds in 2nd go-around

The second event in the Summer Stroll on 3rd series the Merchants of Third Avenue group is presenting in Bay Ridge this year went off without a hitch on July 22, despite a heat wave that caused temperatures to soar into the mid-90s. … Full Article

Gentile secures funds to renovate home for disabled Brooklyn residents

A group home for developmentally disabled adults in Bay Ridge will undergo major renovations to make the living space more comfortable for the residents as they grow older, according to Councilmember Vincent Gentile. … Full Article

Housing preservation group touts progress in Bay Ridge

Slowly but surely, the city is making progress in its fight against developers who illegally convert small homes into multi-unit dwellings in the Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights area, according to a Brooklyn housing preservation group whose leaders issued a newsletter touting recent successes. … Full Article

Bishop Kearney grad wins congressional art contest

Carrie Guan recently graduated from Bishop Kearney High School but before she left high school to move on to college, she made a detour to Washington D.C., where she won recognition for her artistic talents. … Full Article

Legendary singer-songwriter Larry Gatlin brunches in Brooklyn

Country superstar and TV news commentator Larry Gatlin stopped by the renowned Cebu Bar & Bistro on Sunday.  In town for a television appearance, Gatlin found time to enjoy Cebu’s signature brunch with an old friend at the Bay Ridge hotspot. … Full Article

DOT to repave Borough Park streets

Motorists who drive on pothole-plagued streets in three Brooklyn neighborhoods — Borough Park, Bensonhurst and Midwood — will soon be driving on much smoother roadways thanks to a Department of Transportation (DOT) project taking place this summer. … Full Article

Xaverian names alumnus as varsity basketball coach

Xaverian High School’s new boys’ varsity basketball coach won’t have to spend time familiarizing himself with the school. Tom Burns is a Xaverian graduate and has spent more than three decades there as a teacher, guidance counselor and dean. … Full Article

Del Rio Diner closing after 40 years

An iconic Southwest Brooklyn restaurant that has been a popular dining spot for 40 years is preparing to serve its last meal. … Full Article


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