We spent the early hours of the night watching donuts being made.
So of course we wanted to see how night ends at Mike's Donuts — in those dark hours before dawn after the Bay Ridge shop opens its doors. … Full Article
Cheaper By The Dozen.
This is a concept they take seriously at Mike's Donuts.
A donut's a dollar at the Bay Ridge shop — but customers pay only $7.50 for a dozen and get a 13th one for free. … Full Article
A controversial ruling by the New York State Court of Appeals striking down sex offender residency laws in local municipalities has spurred a flurry of activity in the state legislature, as lawmakers hunt for ways to restrict the movements of the ex-cons. … Full Article
With his back against the wall, Governor Andrew Cuomo has relented to pressure from a federal judge and has named May 5 as the date for a special election in the Brooklyn-Staten Island congressional seat vacated by Republican Michael Grimm, according to a report in the Staten Island Advance. … Full Article
In their final game of the regular season, the Xaverian Clippers lost to St. Raymond 56-48 in Bay Ridge on Sunday night. It was Xaverian’s fifth loss of the season, but after an impressive year, the team is now floundering with two losses in its last three games. … Full Article
A week before Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge community leaders are planning to hold a town hall forum to put together a battle plan against illegal home conversions, state Sen. Marty Golden is redoubling his efforts to pass legislation to crack down on property owners. … Full Article
The late, great Woody Guthrie, whose song “This Land Is Your Land” is considered an American classic, had strong ties to Brooklyn. Guthrie and his second wife, a Martha Graham dancer named Majorie Mazia, lived on Mermaid Avenue in Coney Island in the 1940s. … Full Article