Bay Ridge civic leaders want the city to step on the brakes instead of driving through a controversial plan to reconfigure a long stretch of Fourth Avenue to make the heavily-crossed thoroughfare safer for pedestrians. … Full Article
A veteran New York City bus driver has died following a collision with a tractor-trailer in Brooklyn.
Rosa Eubanks was on her way to work at the Flatbush bus depot on Tuesday when the accident occurred. … Full Article
The shoes normally displayed in the front window of Areosoles, a store on 86th Street in Bay Ridge, had to share space with “Autumn Night,” a painting depicting terrifying bats flying past a full moon on their way to perform evil deeds. … Full Article
Saying that it makes sense for voters to elect a candidate with financial sector experience to serve as the comptroller, US Rep. Michael Grimm announced on Tuesday he is endorsing Republican John Burnett for the job of watchdog over the city’s money. … Full Article
A cop was struck by a car and was critically injured while working to reopen the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to traffic following overnight construction on Sunday, according to Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials. … Full Article
On Friday, Oct. 4, Poly Prep's Maria Hatzipetros was honored by the Guild for Exceptional Children as the first Junior Benefactor in the history of the organization at their annual Autumn Gala at the El Caribe in Brooklyn. … Full Article
Lots of people have to-do lists. It’s a way of organizing tasks into manageable chunks. There’s also a sense of accomplishment as each task is completed, turning a to-do item into a done deal. … Full Article