A task force organized by Borough President Marty Markowitz to come up with a plan to revamp the entire length of Fourth Avenue will meet to discuss safety measures for the Bay Ridge end of the four-mile thoroughfare. … Full Article
Officials broke ground Wednesday on the restoration of the historic Loew’s Kings Theatre – once part of a famed cluster of first-run movie theaters near Church and Flatbush avenues in Flatbush. … Full Article
Out of the mouths of babes comes … great songs!
Youth choral groups from Brooklyn schools will be performing together in a Bay Ridge concert to benefit Hurricane Sandy victims in the U.S. and in Haiti this weekend. … Full Article
MTA New York City’s Fastrack program, which shuts down selected subway lines late at night to expedite repairs, is “going Brooklyn” every night this week through Friday, Jan. 25, with the nighttime shutdown (from 10 p.m. … Full Article
State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) said he is confident a proposal he made last year for stricter penalties against hit-run drivers will become law, now that other legislators have joined his cause. … Full Article
Is Bensonhurst becoming a foodie’s paradise? Well, not quite. But the neighborhood that used to be known mainly for its pizzerias has come a long way in recent years, according to civic leaders. … Full Article
Marty Golden is looking for his replacement. Well, someone to take his place for a day, anyway.
Golden, a state senator, (R-Bay Ridge-southern Brooklyn) announced that he is sponsoring his 11th Annual Senator for a Day Essay Contest for students in his district. … Full Article