Social Security building in New Utrecht has been closed since spring

Senior citizens and the disabled living in Bensonhurst and surrounding communities have had to go further afield when they need to visit a Social Security office since this past spring, when the local office was closed because of the building’s deteriorated condition. … Full Article

Reaching-Out Services seeks supplies for back-to-school drive

Hundreds of Brooklyn kids whose parents are struggling financially will still be able to start school in style next month, thanks to a nonprofit group that is organizing a backpack giveaway to take place next week. … Full Article

School board colleague urges city to name street after DiMango

A Brooklyn civic leader who served alongside Mafalda DiMango on the local school board is leading an effort to convince the city to name the street corner outside P.S. 204 in Bensonhurst in memory of the iconic education advocate who died Aug. 2 at the age of 91. … Full Article

Is Brooklyn street co-named after Haitian hero — or mass murderer?

The New York City Council voted on Wednesday to approve a controversial proposal to co-name a Brooklyn street after a man who led Haiti’s historic slave rebellion — but who also brutally massacred thousands of innocents. … Full Article

Residents of four private Bay Ridge streets still waiting for court decision on garbage pickups

It’s been a year and a half, and residents on four of Bay Ridge’s private streets are still eagerly awaiting a decision from a New York State Supreme Court judge whether the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) will be required to resume picking up refuse from in front of their homes. … Full Article

Ramps on 86th St. to Gowanus Expressway will close for three weeks

As if normal congestion and traffic delays along the dreaded Gowanus Expressway aren’t enough, entrance and exit ramps to and from the highway at 86th Street will be closed beginning this Thursday morning at approximately 12:01 a.m. … Full Article

Come see tiny streets near Bay Ridge's 69th Street Pier

Short streets, long on charm. Bay Ridge is full of them. The southwest Brooklyn shoreline neighborhood has picturesque single-block streets and privately owned cul-de-sacs, some of which are pedestrian pathways rather than roads for cars.  … Full Article

Come see Victorian houses on Bergen Place and Sedgwick Place

Short streets, long on charm.

Bay Ridge is full of them.
 … Full Article

Come see cul-de-sacs by the Bay Ridge shoreline

Short streets, long on charm.

Bay Ridge is full of them.
 … Full Article

Officials denounce 'sick' anti-Chinese graffiti in Bensonhurst

  An attack on one group of people is an attack on the entire community. … Full Article


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