Ditmas Park

Landmarked Bensonhurst church needs funds to finish restoration

These building blocks came from Holland — three centuries ago, when the Dutch colonized Brooklyn. The austere, beautiful façade they're part of can be found in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Weekend service is back on X28 express bus

Residents of South Brooklyn who want to go into Manhattan on weekends but loathe the subway now have an alternative. Weekend service is back on the X28 express bus. … Full Article

Judge to decide on sale of Prince Hotel

The future of the Prince Hotel, one of the most notorious spots in Bay Ridge, will soon be decided, but it’s not clear what will ultimately happen to the building that for so long has been the source of outrage and complaints in the community. … Full Article

Oakland Raiders give tickets, signed football to family of Flatbush dad murdered over stolen hat

The Oakland Raiders on Sunday graciously gave free game tickets to the family of a Brooklyn father who was murdered in Flatbush on Aug. 3 over his son’s stolen hat. … Full Article

Nadler seeks to make salary information private

Bosses would be prohibited from asking job applicants about their salaries at previous companies if legislation set to be introduced in the House next week is eventually passed. … Full Article

Ten things you should eat in Bay Ridge

Food, glorious food. There are scores of palate-pleasing treats in Bay Ridge restaurants and bakeries. To whet your appetite for the culturally diverse fare in the southwest Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood, we've made a short list of 10 things you should try. … Full Article

Ten spots you should see in Bay Ridge

Sometimes we look for the ghost of John Travolta's younger self on the streets of our neighborhood. He was thin-faced and barely out of his teens when he swaggered through Bay Ridge in “Saturday Night Fever.” … Full Article

Narrows Community Theater's new youth production is ‘The Addams Family’

The creepy, kooky, upside-down world of Gomez and Morticia will come to life in Bay Ridge next month when Narrows Community Theater offers its summer youth production of the Broadway musical “The Addams Family.” … Full Article

Treyger-McCreight race enters home stretch

As the closely watched race for Democratic district leader of the 46th Assembly District (AD) entered the home stretch in anticipation of the Sept. 13 primary, candidates Mark Treyger and Chris McCreight each sought to establish an edge over his rival. … Full Article

Donovan warns of ‘patient brokering’ by drug clinics

Brokers aren’t just on Wall Street, according to U.S. Rep. Dan Donovan, who said there are brokers in the healthcare industry as well. Donovan expressed concern over what he said is a growing trend of “patient brokering” in the drug rehabilitation industry. … Full Article


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