U.N. anti-Israel vote finds contempt from both sides of House

The vote by the United Nations Security Council to condemn Israeli settlements on the West Bank has drawn sharp criticism from Brooklyn lawmakers on both sides of the aisle in the House of Representatives. … Full Article

Ready for Christmas in Dyker Heights

The elaborate and over-the-top Christmas decorations that Dyker Heights residents put up outside their homes each holiday season garner worldwide attention and lure thousands of tourists to the neighborhood. … Full Article

Malliotakis IDNYC lawsuit goes back to court Jan. 5

Assemblymember Nicole Malliotakis is spending the holiday season preparing for another day in court over her lawsuit to stop the de Blasio administration from destroying records of IDNYC card applications. A judge has set a hearing date of Jan. 5. … Full Article

Seth Low Playground reopens after 1st phase of renovation

A Bensonhurst park named after an early 20th century mayor of New York City is revamped for the 21st century thanks to a $4.5 million renovation project that was largely funded through the efforts of a local lawmaker. … Full Article

Community Board 10 salutes Bay Ridge auxiliary cops

Community Board 10 starts off each of its monthly meetings with a tradition called “Honor of the Pledge,” in which a well known figure from Bay Ridge or Dyker Heights leads the board in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. For its Dec. … Full Article

Maimonides, Visiting Nurse Service team up to promote health

Maimonides Medical Center is one of the largest hospitals in Brooklyn, but part of its mission is to keep people healthy so that they don’t have to go to the hospital. … Full Article

St. Nicholas Home board of directors host Christmas banquet

On Wednesday, Dec. 14 the St. Nicholas Home, a nonprofit interdenominational residence for elderly individuals in Bay Ridge, hosted its board of directors’ Christmas Banquet. … Full Article

U.S. Marshal released without bail after McDonald’s gun incident

Bay Ridge is still buzzing about a bizarre incident that took place in a McDonald’s restaurant early Saturday morning. A U.S. … Full Article

Metropolitan Commercial Bank organizes winter coat drive

Metropolitan Commercial Bank, which has branches in Manhattan, Long Island and in Borough Park, has organized a winter coat drive to help needy families. Boxes have been set up in all of the bank’s branches to allow customers to drop off coats. … Full Article

Brannan kicks off fundraising for City Council run

A website set up by Justin Brannan crashed on Saturday, but you won’t hear him complaining about it. Brannan, who is exploring a run for a City Council seat in Bay Ridge, set up an online fundraising site only to see it crash due to a stampede of donors. … Full Article


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