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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

Bay Ridge leaders look at mental health-gun connection in wake of Sandy Hook

The topic of conversation at the monthly meeting of Community Board 10 Monday night was probably echoed in town halls, around kitchen tables, and in offices all across the country as the nation tries to come to grips with the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre. … Full Article

Golden makes sure senior citizens ride in style with new van

State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) arrived at the Bay Ridge Center, a senior citizen facility, just before the start of lunch on Dec. 17. Even though they were hungry, the seniors didn’t mind Golden delaying the start of their meal. … Full Article

Nativity comes to life at Bensonhurst church

While many churches in Brooklyn like to remind residents of what Christians consider the real meaning of Christmas by displaying a Nativity scene outside their houses of worship, one Bensonhurst church takes that theme a step farther. … Full Article

High school students don’t let hurricane spoil college plans

The rally outside a Bensonhurst high school had students pouring out the doors of the building on the afternoon of Dec. 14. Hundreds of young people gathered outside the school’s entrance for the big moment. There were chants, cheers, and inspirational speeches. … Full Article


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