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Third Avenue Fest turns Bay Ridge into small town

Bay Ridge residents often like to brag that their cozy neighborhood is just like a small town in the big city. So why not hold a small town festival to bring everyone together? … Full Article
 

Ragamuffins on parade delight Bay Ridge crowds

The 51st Annual Ragamuffin Parade went off without a hitch on Saturday afternoon, as thousands of children marched along Third Avenue dressed in colorful, imaginative, homemade costumes. … Full Article
 

St. Anselm kids let their feet do the talking

When St. Anselm Catholic Academy needed money to help fund school programs, students stepped up, literally. Dozens of students took part in a recent Walk 4 Education, a walk-a-thon designed to raise money for various school programs. … Full Article
 

Bay Ridge’s new gallery seeks to challenge perceptions

Bay Ridge’s burgeoning art scene has entered a new era with the opening of a new gallery that is presenting an exhibition aimed at challenging viewers’ longstanding beliefs on the environment and ecology. … Full Article
 

Bensonhurst corner co-named for Italian-American immigrant

A Bensonhurst street just got a new name. … Full Article
 

Neighbors demand senior housing at Angel Guardian site

A sprawling piece of property in Dyker Heights where kindhearted Catholic nuns ran an orphanage for more than 80 years should be turned into housing for senior citizens, according to neighbors living in the vicinity who have formed an advocacy group to promote the idea. … Full Article
 

Veterans hail decision to keep full service at VA hospital

Brooklyn’s military veterans were breathing a big sigh of relief after a local lawmaker announced that plans by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to close an inpatient surgical unit at the Veterans Administration New York Harbor Healthcare System in Bay Ridge have been scrapped. … Full Article
 

Adelphi Academy takes kids ‘Around the World in 155 Years’

Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn is giving students the chance to travel around the globe without ever leaving Brooklyn. … Full Article
 

Nostrand Avenue odyssey, part 1: A stroll from Sheepshead Bay to Flatbush Nostrand Junction

Boats bobbing in the waters of Sheepshead Bay. Bed-Stuy landmarks designed by famed late 19th-century architect Montrose Morris. These two photogenic sights, which sound so dissimilar, are connected by an eight-mile-long artery —  Nostrand Avenue. … Full Article
 

Comic Con returns to Fort Hamilton this weekend

The Fort Hamilton Comic Con is back for its second year, bringing all the fun and excitement of the world-class pop culture convention to Brooklyn.  It takes place in Bay Ridge at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Community Club at 207 Sterling Drive on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. … Full Article
 

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