New York City officially recognized the generational importance of one of Bay Ridge’s long-standing traditions when it named a street corner in tribute to the Ragamuffin Parade, a march for children that marks its 50th anniversary this year. … Full Article
Here's a privileged peek inside one of Brooklyn's historic treasures.
The stones that built this church came over from Holland as ship ballast in the 1600s. It's a nice slice of Colonial history, smack in the middle of Bensonhurst. … Full Article
Bless the beasts of Bensonhurst.Pastor E.J. Emerson gave personalized benedictions to darling dogs and a fabulous feline named Gray Pawel outside historic New Utrecht Reformed Church on Saturday, Sept. 17. … Full Article
More passengers should be able to store their bicycles on racks on city buses for the ride between Bay Ridge and Staten Island, according to state Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, who is pushing the MTA to expand its successful Bike & Ride program to the S79 bus route. … Full Article
Freshman state Assemblymember Pamela Harris’ surprisingly easy win over challenger Kate Cucco in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary in the 46th Assembly District (AD) shed light on what had been subterranean political divisions in the district that runs from Bay Ridge to Coney Island. … Full Article
A move by Gov.Andrew Cuomo to give workers who assisted in the recovery effort at the World Trade Center in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks more time to apply for medical benefits is being praised by Brooklyn lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle. … Full Article