Bensonhurst Alliance makes Bath Avenue gleam

Eileen LaRuffa, armed with her trusty scraper, was busy at work removing a flyer that someone had illegally glued to a street pole on the corner of Bath Avenue and Bay 20th Street. … Full Article

Bay Ridge plays host to 150th Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade

A retired U.S. Marine and a Korean War veteran will both proudly lead the way as hundreds of veterans and supporters of the military march up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge for the 150th Kings County Memorial Day Parade. … Full Article

Sarsour commencement speech draws fire

Despite mounting public pressure from elected officials and leaders of Jewish and Catholic organizations, the chancellor of the City University of New York (CUNY) is refusing to rescind an invitation for controversial Arab-American civil rights leader Linda Sarsour to serve as the guest spe … Full Article

Holy Angels student paints hydrants in Memorial Day tribute

Nolan Keegan, a sixth grader at Holy Angels Catholic Academy, wants to join the armed forces when he grows up. He’s not sure if he will become a Navy SEAL or if he’s destined to be Marine. “But I want to join the military,” he told the Brooklyn Eagle. … Full Article

Fort Hamilton salutes Navy for Fleet Week

Fleet Week is finally here! And even though the seven-day event is designed to highlight the accomplishments of the country’s seafaring military service members, the U.S. Army is also standing at attention for the festivities. … Full Article

GOP City Council candidates strongly oppose Puerto Rican Day Parade honoree

It usually takes a volatile issue to unite politicians running against each other in an election. … Full Article

Malliotakis to boycott Puerto Rican Day Parade

Republican mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis, who is traveling all over the city trying to win over voters, has decided that there is one group of people she will not visit: the organizers of the 60th National Puerto Rican Day Parade. … Full Article

Warden at Brooklyn’s Metropolitan Detention Center speaks to Bay Ridge Colonial Club

Herman Quay, warden at the U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons, was the guest speaker of at the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge’s bimonthly meeting at Gino’s restaurant on Thursday. He was joined by Cindy Hugar, executive assistant at the Metropolitan Detention Center (MDC). … Full Article

Bay Ridge Greenmarket celebrates 10th anniversary

On Saturday, the Bay Ridge Grow NYC Greenmarket celebrated its 10th season grand opening with a fun day that included music, free raffles, prizes and a birthday cake. … Full Article


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