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Summer Stroll delights thousands on Third Avenue

Summer Stroll on Third is becoming one of the premiere warm weather events in Brooklyn, according to organizers, who said the three nights it has taken place so far have proven to be so successful, they are considering asking the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to allow them to h … Full Article
 

Sharpton protest plan draws fire

Plans by the Rev. Al Sharpton to lead a march across the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge on Aug. 23 to protest the chokehold death of Eric Garner and other alleged acts of police brutality has drawn a firestorm of criticism from officials on both sides of the Bay Ridge-Staten Island span. … Full Article
 

MTA to put more B1 buses on 86th Street

Take heart, all of you exasperated B1 bus riders! Your long, long wait for a bus to arrive may finally end. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) is rolling out more B1 buses to ease congestion and long wait times. … Full Article
 

Your handy guide to Summer Stroll on 3rd

Musical performances, a scavenger hunt and an outdoor art gallery will all be part of the next Summer Stroll on 3rd as the Bay Ridge event moves south for its next two dates. … Full Article
 

Fast food version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ a big hit

“Parting is such sweet sorrow.” Especially when you’re leaving Owl’s Head Park after getting a taste of Shakespeare! … Full Article
 

Flatbush boy marks his bar mitzvah by serving needy in Israel

Instead of having a party, Joseph Ezon found a better way to celebrate his bar mitzvah. The Flatbush youngster traveled with his family and friends to Israel, where the group helped needy families by preparing food packages. … Full Article
 

Thousands enjoy Arab-American bazaar in Bay Ridge

Mira Serhan, 3, got her first tattoo in Shore Road Park on Sunday. But don’t worry. Little Mira wasn’t displaying a rebellious streak. Her mom, Mona Serhan, totally approved. In fact, Mira’s big sister, Leah, 6, also got a tattoo. … Full Article
 

Panera Bread opens new Bay Ridge location with free coffee

Hey, when you open a famous bakery-café, you can’t have just a ribbon-cutting ceremony. You have to break bread, too! … Full Article
 

Organ donors face discrimination, Nadler says

An American who generously donates his kidney to help a patient in need often finds himself the victim of discrimination later on. … Full Article
 

Shakespeare theater company offers ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 1-hour

The Bard is getting bouncy! A Bay Ridge-based theater company is shaking up Shakespeare by presenting a truncated, one-hour version of the Bard’s classic “Romeo and Juliet” in a special day of Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday. … Full Article
 

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