Turn Bay Ridge ‘eyesore’ into a soldier's home, asks pol

Bay Ridge
A dilapidated house that has been the target of complaints from 79th Street residents for several years will finally be torn down, according to local elected officials, who said they’ve been pushing the city to do something about the messy property for ages. … Full Article

Cops link Ridge-B'hurst merchant slays to same gun

Bay Ridge
Store owners in Bensonhurst and Bay Ridge are on edge in the wake of reports that police have linked the murders of two merchants to the same gun. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyer reappointed to city Tax Commission

Bay Ridge
Did you know that there is a way you can protest your property taxes and possibly get them lowered? If you answered no to that question, Kirk Tzanides isn’t happy. He’s also not surprised. … Full Article

Love for the ages at Bensonhurst nursing home

Sometimes, it takes a little longer for Cupid’s arrow to hit its target. … Full Article

$5K reward in shopkeeper’s death

The death of Bensonhurst shopkeeper Isaac Kadare, whose body was discovered with a head injury on Thursday night in his Amazing 99 cents Deals shop on 86th Street, has been ruled a homicide by the city Medical Examiner’s Office. … Full Article

Bensonhurst merchant found dead in store

UPDATED 8 AM Police are investigating the death of a shopkeeper discovered with a head injury inside his Brooklyn discount store. … Full Article

Sinkhole forms on Bay Ridge street

Bay Ridge
Another large sinkhole has opened up on a Bay Ridge street. The 25-foot by 20-foot hole formed at about 5 p.m. Wednesday on 79th Street near Fifth avenue. Video of the gaping hole shows parked cars teetering on the edge. … Full Article

ABBA tribute concert tops Bay Ridge ‘Night Out’

Bay Ridge
The 68th Precinct Community Council is using music to bring neighborhood residents and police together in the hope of forging a partnership to fight crime. … Full Article

88-year-old Bay Ridge woman recalls deciphering WWII Japanese code

Bay Ridge
Ruth Soranno wanted to enlist in the U.S. Navy after Pearl Harbor.

“But the Navy wouldn’t take you until you were 20, so I had to wait a little while,” she said. … Full Article

Travel agency owner helps keep Bay Ridge parks clean

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June Marcus grew up in Bensonhurst, but, as a teenager, she would often ride her bicycle along the Shore Road Promenade from Bay Parkway to the 69th Street Pier. The stunning views of the Lower Manhattan skyline took her breath away. … Full Article


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