Dyker Heights boy gets football tips from Giants star Justin Tuck

At age 11, Patryk Szustka is a little too young to play in the National Football League. But the Dyker Heights youngster he did get to hang out with New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck and other NFL pros over the June 1-2 weekend. … Full Article

OY! 100 Flatbush Yeshiva students ejected from NYC to Atlanta flight

 A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off an AirTran flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience with some kids who wouldn't sit down and put away their cellphones. … Full Article

Clothing donation bins don’t bring out charitable feelings, officials say

Good intentions can have messy consequences, according to officials at two community boards in southern Brooklyn, who said that large metal bins placed on public sidewalks to accept clothing donations are not bringing out the charitable side of residents. … Full Article

Bay Ridge theater company is granted the rights to stage ‘Les Miserables’

A Brooklyn actress will be able to step into the role that won Anne Hathaway an Academy Award, thanks to Jeff Samaha, a Bay Ridge-based theater impresario. … Full Article

Recchia, Grimm spar over 9/11 compensation fund cuts

US Rep. Michael Grimm isn’t even up for re-election until next year, but if the pre-campaign activity is any indication, the race between the Republic incumbent and his likely Democratic challenger is going to be a dogfight. … Full Article

Fifth Avenue Festival was a hot ticket!

The 20th Annual Fifth Avenue Spring Festival in Bay Ridge was a hot event, literally and figuratively! … Full Article

X marks the spot for Bay Ridge church vandals

Parishioners arriving at Saint Anselm Roman Catholic Church for the morning mass on May 31 were shocked to discover that vandals had desecrated two statues on the grounds outside the Bay Ridge building. … Full Article

Fifth Ave. Festival, Liberty Weekend expected to draw big crowds

Southern Brooklyn will play host to two blockbuster events – a street fair and a celebration of history – this weekend with thousands of people expected to turn out to have a good time. … Full Article

Recchia gets NYPD to install security cameras on 86th Street

Message to a thief: Before you go to pick that person’s pocket on 86th Street, be aware that Big Brother will be watching you. … Full Article

Pay Up! City set to collect $40 million in restaurant fines

Being unsanitary in New York City is costly. Very costly. Restaurant owners who get low grades from city health inspectors are going to be laying out approximately $40 million in fines this year, according to an estimate by New York’s health commissioner. … Full Article


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