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Pols demand discount on Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll

Staten Island residents get a break on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge toll, so shouldn’t the same courtesy be extended to Brooklyn drivers, or drivers from anywhere, for that matter? That’s the question three Bay Ridge lawmakers are asking. … Full Article

What's for rent on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge?

We needed a break the other day after devouring donuts at Mike's. Seriously — read our other three stories about the Bay Ridge donut shop. We were allowed to visit after hours to see donuts being made the old-fashioned way. … Full Article

Morning At Mike's

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

How to survive in the donut business for four decades

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 Night At Mike's

We got a peek behind the scenes at a Bay Ridge pastry lovers' paradise where 100 dozen donuts are made each night — or double that number if the next day is going to be busy. … Full Article

Court ruling on sex offenders prompts lawmakers to act

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

Cuomo sets May 5 as date for special election to replace Grimm

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

Science Fair brings out creative side in kids

The Science Fair at Saint Patrick Catholic Academy was postponed twice due to snowstorms. So when the fair finally took place on Feb. 5, the students were ready! … Full Article

Xaverian loses to St. Raymond in final regular season matchup

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

Golden wants felony charges against owners of illegal housing

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


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