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Take a summer stroll on 3rd Avenue! No cars allowed

A 10-block stretch of Third Avenue will become a piazza worthy of Venice on Friday night, with no cars, but plenty of room for pedestrians to stroll, window shop, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy outdoor musical performances. … Full Article

More parking spaces! DOT to remove old meters

The city’s Department of Transportation (DOT) is coming to Bay Ridge and other southern Brooklyn neighborhoods to take out old, outdated parking meters, according to a City Council candidate, who said the removal of the old, single-space meters will free up much needed parking spaces in con … Full Article

BUS STOP: B37 return is not a done deal, pols warn

Don’t pop the champagne corks just yet. The restoration of the B37 bus line is not a done deal, according to two Republican lawmakers, who warned riders not to celebrate too early. … Full Article

‘Champagne Diet’ blogger’s new book urges women to love themselves

If you’re a woman who is dieting to lose weight so that you’ll feel better about yourself, Bay Ridge-based writer Cara Alwill Leyba has a message for you: You’re doing it backwards! Love yourself first and then you’ll see the excess pounds fade away, Alwill Leyba said. … Full Article

Catsimatidis says B37 bus return is ‘great news’

Republican mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis has joined the chorus of those happy to see the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) giving strong consideration to restoring service on the B37 bus. … Full Article

With train coming, subway heroes save a life

John Gearity was late for work on the morning of July 11, but he had a good excuse to give his boss. He had stopped to help save a man’s life in the subway on his way to the office. … Full Article

MTA is set to restore B37 bus to Third Avenue

Bus riders from Bay Ridge to downtown Brooklyn and everywhere in between were jumping for joy on Tuesday after it was learned that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s board of directors was poised to vote to restore the B37 bus. … Full Article

Teens help merchants by giving 86th Street a clean sweep

The 86th Street shopping strip in Bensonhurst got a clean sweep on Monday morning, as more than 30 high school students braved the 90-degree heat to take part in a “Speak Up & Clean Up” campaign organized by local lawmakers and political leaders. … Full Article

Bay Ridge massage parlor investigation is not over, DA says

The arrests of 19 people on prostitution-related charges at day spas in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights last week were just the beginning, officials said. … Full Article

Treyger wins support of postal union in council race

Postal workers have delivered an endorsement to City Council candidate Mark Treyger, putting a stamp of approval on his campaign. … Full Article


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