Commuter chaos erupts over Bay Ridge subway station closure

Johnny Cash famously sang “I hear the train a-comin’,” but there was no train in sight pulling into the Bay Ridge Avenue station on Monday, May 1, as frustrated commuters learned that the station was closed and shuttered for major renovation. … Full Article

City Council candidate gives R train passengers a lift

Monday marked the first work day that R-train riders could not catch the train at the Bay Ridge Avenue station due to the closure of the subway stop, and the disruption in their daily routine made riders angry and confused. … Full Article

Quaglione proposes new video and photo database to help defeat local crime

With the reported 25 percent spike in felony assaults this past year, and a 9 percent increase in burglaries in Bay Ridge, a candidate for City Council has proposed a more efficient way to fight rising crime in our neighborhoods. … Full Article

Three-alarm fire spreads to 3 buildings in Borough Park, Brooklyn, on Friday

A three-alarm fire thought to be fed by 150 cases of “Spare Fuel” for autos broke out in a garage in the Mapleton section of Borough Park on Friday afternoon and quickly spread to two adjacent residential buildings. … Full Article

Colonial Club of Bay Ridge holds Spring Fling

On Thursday,, the Colonial Club of Bay Ridge held its much-anticipated annual spring fling. Every year, the club selects a top restaurant in the borough or beyond and invites its members to attend. … Full Article

Malliotakis hits ground running in mayoral race

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis, a late entrant in the race to win the Republican Party’s nomination to run against incumbent Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, spent the early days of her campaign crisscrossing the city seeking to make up for lost time. … Full Article

Bella Voce Singers to perform in Bay Ridge church

The latest offering in the “Art on the Corner” series at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Bay Ridge will be a concert starring the female choir Bella Voce Singers. … Full Article

Dilia Schack endorses Carroll for City Council

Kevin Peter Carroll, whose campaign for Bay Ridge’s City Council seat has often been overshadowed by the high-profile candidacies of fellow Democrats Justin Brannan and Rev. … Full Article

Brooklyn Republican Party to hold City Council debate on May 4

The Brooklyn GOP has set a date for District 43’s Republican debate. On Thursday, May 4 at 7 p.m., the three Republican candidates will answer questions at the Bay Ridge Manor at 476 76th St. in Bay Ridge. … Full Article


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