Bay Ridge councilman says 'bring expanded ferry service here'

The East River ferry service connecting Brooklyn to Manhattan is such a success, it should be expanded. That was the major thrust of a press conference Mayor Michael Bloomberg and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn had on Dec. … Full Article

Bensonhurst scaffold collapses, no injuries

A five-story scaffold has collapsed in Brooklyn during high winds that are buffeting the New York City area. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyers turn holiday party into toy drive

Pasqualino (Pat) Russo, president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association, had good reason for beaming throughout the Dec. 19 Holiday Party at Dyker Beach Golf Course clubhouse.  … Full Article

College football star helps Jets bring gifts to Sandy victims

Oday Aboushi, a star offensive tackle for the University of Virginia, is teaming up with a member of the New York Jets to bring some relief to Staten Island victims of Hurricane Sandy. … Full Article

Changes are coming to Bay Ridge night life

Bay Ridge’s vibrant bar scene is undergoing some major changes, as new nightspots are opening where old favorites once stood and other watering holes are operating under different names. … Full Article

Bay Ridge biology professor leads medical breakthrough

Could a biology expert from Bay Ridge have found the cure for cancer? … Full Article

Grimm slams MTA over Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll hike

A lawmaker who has constituents on both sides of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge blasted the Metropolitan Transportation Authority board’s vote to raise the toll to $15.00. … Full Article

Former Bay Ridge councilman confirms mayoral run

Sal Albanese, a Democrat who represented Bay Ridge in the City Council in the 1980s and through much of the 1990s, is throwing his hat into the ring in the mayor’s race, Capital … Full Article

Bay Ridge pols try ‘Hail Mary’ pass to stop Verrazano Bridge toll hike

As the Metropolitan Transit Authority prepared on Wednesday to vote to bridge tolls, three Republican lawmakers from Bay Ridge mounted an 11th hour bid to stop the hikes.  … Full Article

Cooks leave kitchen long enough to accept award from community board

A pair of charitable cooks who fed tens of thousands of people in neighborhoods ravaged by Hurricane Sandy stepped out of their kitchen to accept thanks and praise from Community Board 10 Monday night. … Full Article


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