Kids, pols urge city to save Beacon after-school program

A popular after-school program that serves hundreds of kids from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights is on the chopping block due to city budget cuts. But supporters of the Beacon program at McKinley Intermediate School said they’re not going down without a fight.  … Full Article

Theater company presents reading of playwright Mel Nieves’ new work

BrooklynONE productions, a theatre and film company based in Bay Ridge, is teaming up with Labyrinth Theater Company playwright Mel Nieves to present a staged reading of Nieve’s new play “Full Moon Inside a Red Sky” May 18, at Dimensions on Stage at 7601 Third Av … Full Article

Quaglione pledges to get more trash pickups on commercial streets

Couples enjoying a romantic dinner in one of Bay Ridge’s best restaurants shouldn’t have to come out of the eatery to the ugly sight of garbage spilling out of the litter basket on the sidewalk, according to a City Co … Full Article

Hate litter? Join Gentile’s cleanup campaign

Homeowners do their spring cleaning this time of year, so why shouldn’t Brooklyn residents do the same for their sidewalks? … Full Article

Religion Briefs for Bay Ridge and Bensonhurst

St. Dominic’s New Libutti Prayer Center Offers Day of Reflection: ‘Living the Fruits of the Holy Spirit’  … Full Article

Brooklyn program exposes girls to careers in engineering

An innovative program in Brooklyn is exposing young women to the lucrative field of engineering.  … Full Article

Conservatives say Tax Freedom Day takes the cake

Liam McCabe said he had a good time at the party he hosted on behalf of the Brooklyn South Conservative Club at the Kitchen Corner and Bar in Bay Ridge. But he admitted that no one, including him, wanted to be there. … Full Article

Community Board 10 tells city: Fix Dyker Park bathrooms!

If you go to Dyker Beach Park to play softball or sit on a bench to enjoy nature, you will have a big problem if nature calls. … Full Article

Operation 'to catch a thief’ catches art theft on video

Kings County District Attorney Charles J. Hynes and Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen M. Rice on Monday announced the indictment of Joselito Vega, 42, for money laundering as part of a stolen art scheme. … Full Article


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