Love blossoms on 3rd Avenue with help from a fortune cookie

It’s not everyday you get a fortune cookie that contains a marriage proposal. But that’s exactly what happened to Danielle Jabour, a real estate saleswoman from Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Councilman Gentile says slower subway trains will save lives

Most subway riders would like the train to arrive faster so that they can get to their destination quicker. But Councilman Vincent Gentile (D-Bay Ridge-Dyker Heights-Bensonhurst) is taking the opposite approach. … Full Article

Recent graduates return to Fort Hamilton HS to offer students advice

One would think that when you graduate from high school, the last place you’d want to return to after your first semester at college is your old high school. … Full Article

Afternoon of dance at Poly Prep this Sunday, January 13

Come to Poly Prep Country Day School's sixth annual Afternoon of Student Choreography on Sunday, January 13, and help raise money for for two charities for people with disabilities. … Full Article

U.S. Rep. Grimm joins bi-partisan ‘Problem Solvers’ group

They’re called the Problem Solvers and the congressman representing Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Staten Island has joined their ranks. … Full Article

Dyker Heights mom epitomizes unsung heroes in cancer fight

Sandy Irrera’s house is usually filled with gift baskets during the Christmas holiday season. But they’re not baskets filled with gifts for her husband Tommy or their daughters Nanci or Tiffany. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents: Shut down 'out-of-control' lounge

Neighbors of a notorious Bay Ridge nightclub are demanding that the lounge be shut down after a drunken New Year’s Eve reveler mowed do … Full Article

Justice Schack to be guest speaker at civic meeting

New York State Supreme Court Justice Arthur Schack will be the guest speaker at a meeting of the Dyker Heights Civic Association on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 8 p.m., at Saint Phillip’s Episcopal Church Hall, at 1072 80th St. … Full Article

Ex-cop Golden demands return of death penalty in New York

In the wake of the shootings of three police officers, state Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) said he’s going to keep pushing to reinstate capital punishment for cop killers in New York until a new law is on the books.  … Full Article

Coming: New Brooklyn dating sites for lovers on the prowl

Brooklyn web entrepreneur Elissa Shevinsky is hoping to shake up the borough's online dating world with two new websites that allow singles to declare they’re looking for “Casual Sex.” That's just one of the options in a range that runs from casual to "Long Term Relationship." … Full Article


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