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De Blasio, Gentile sign hookah regulation bill

Mayor Bill De Blasio and City Councilmember Vincent Gentile signed the first-ever regulation on hookah smoking in NYC into law on Tuesday by adding non-tobacco hookah to the Smoke Free Air Act. … Full Article

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church hosts Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause

In an effort to raise money for its ongoing renovations, St. Mary’s Orthodox Church hosted its third Bay Ridge Eats for a Cause (BREFAC) event on Saturday. … Full Article

Housing preservation group to join City Hall protest

Dyker Heights-based housing preservation group that elected officials have credited with inspiring the city’s fight against landlords who illegally convert one- and two-family homes into multi-unit apartment houses is planning to join other advocates in a protest at City Hall on Thursday. … Full Article

Riders like renovated Bay Ridge Ave. subway station

Days after MTA reopened the Bay Ridge Avenue subway station with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and classical music serenading straphangers, riders began the new workweek enjoying their new surroundings. … Full Article

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


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