Ed Koch loved Bay Ridge restaurants, bakeries, luncheons

Bay Ridge
Jane Kelly, a longtime member of the Bay Ridge Community Council, remembers that Ed Koch was a regular at the organization’s annual President’s Luncheon during his days at City Hall. … Full Article

BOYCOTT! Anti-Israel forum at Brooklyn College ignites protest

Brooklyn College has become the latest battleground in the struggle for public opinion in the Arab-Israeli conflict. … Full Article

Bay Ridge lawyers meet at Hunter’s for continuing ed

Bay Ridge
The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association met Wednesday at Hunter’s Steak and Ale House in Bay Ridge Wednesday night to continue its well-attended monthly educational program. … Full Article

St. Patrick Catholic School is converting — from parish-centered to independent

Bay Ridge
Catholic Schools Week, celebrated in schools throughout the Diocese of Brooklyn during the last week in January, marked a major turning point in the life of one educational institution in Bay Ridge.  … Full Article

Property taxes too high? Gentile says fight fight fight!

Dyker Heights
New York City homeowners might not be aware of this, but they have the right to contest their property taxes. … Full Article

Hinsch’s to stay open until buyer can be found

Bay Ridge
Hinsch’s is proving to have more lives than a cat!  The owners of Hinsch’s, who had been planning to close the famous Bay Ridge ice cream parlor on March 1, have decided to keep the place open until a buyer can be found, according to various media reports. … Full Article

Brooklyn religious school rabbi suspected of sex abuse

A rabbi at a religious school in Borough Park is suspected of sexually abusing students, a law enforcement official said Wednesday. … Full Article

'Stop and Frisk' still going strong in Brooklyn?

A Brooklyn man finding himself the subject of the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk tactic, for a second time, has filed a lawsuit against the city.
  … Full Article

Business leaders looking to close more blocks for ‘Summer Streets’

Bay Ridge
Bay Ridge business leaders who sponsored a successful “Summer Stroll” on Third Avenue last year are looking to expand the event this year to include more blocks.  … Full Article

College Beat: Resilient Blackbirds refuse to lose as win streak hits five

An overwhelming choice to finish atop their league and return to the NCAA Tournament for a third straight year, no one could have imagined that the Blackbirds of LIU-Brooklyn would somehow emerge as the midseason "Cinderellas" of the Northeast Conference. … Full Article


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