Dyker Heights

Bay Ridge Eco Dock opens for 2nd season on Saturday

The Bay Ridge Community Eco Dock will open for a second season of waterfront activities on June 28 and local officials are pulling out all the stops to mark the reopening, including free tours of an historic schooner and lessons on how to cultivate oysters. … Full Article

OPINION: Bay Ridge—a Brooklyn success story

A recent Brooklyn Daily Eagle article by Paula Katinas states that “Bay Ridge is such a desirable neighborhood to live in, people will do anything to live there.”  … Full Article

Colton says city’s trash plant plan is ‘not progressive’

Undaunted by the uphill battle he is facing in his fight to keep the city from building a trash processing plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront, Assemblyman Bill Colton said now is not the time to give up. In fact, things might be on the upswing, he hinted. … Full Article

Nadler says closing loophole will end NSA’s ‘backdoor searches’ of U.S. citizens

An amendment to a defense appropriations bill could put a leash on the National Security Agency (NSA) and its controversial practice of spying on Americans, according to U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler. … Full Article

Sum, Sum, Summertime eye candy … in Dyker Heights

The waterfalls are wonderful, the statues divine (some in the literal sense, others simply beautiful to behold). … Full Article

Majestic menageries on Dyker Heights lawns

Whence came the winged goats that guard the stairs at the stone manse on 11th Avenue? No, wait — those are wild rams, mythological figures from ancient Greece. … Full Article

Holy cannoli! Dyker Heights mansion price-tagged at $7 million

Seven million dollars is a big number, even in sought-after Dyker Heights. … Full Article

Santa's favorite neighborhood shines in summertime, too

What is Santa's favorite neighborhood like in the summertime? Pretty awesome, actually. … Full Article

Brooklyn College to present acclaimed playwrights

The Brooklyn College Department of Theater will present its inaugural New Works Brooklyn festival from June 25 to 29. … Full Article

Google asks Fontbonne Hall Academy to test new product

When Principal Mary Ann Spicijaric arrived at Fontbonne Hall Academy in 2013, she recognized that technology would play a crucial role in the development of her students as the leaders of tomorrow.  Under her guidance, Fontbonne, a Catholic high school for girls in Bay Ridge, eagerly signed up fo … Full Article


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