Bay Ridge’s special relationship to ‘Saturday Night Fever’

It was the blockbuster hit movie that turned John Travolta into a superstar and put Bay Ridge on the map. “Saturday Night Fever,” featuring pulsating disco music by the Bee Gees, opened in movie theaters 40 years ago this week. … Full Article

Accused NYC subway bomber expected to face federal charges

A would-be suicide bomber was held Tuesday on state terrorism charges while federal prosecutors prepared their own case in the rush hour blast in the heart of the New York City subway system that failed to cause the bloodshed he intended, officials said. … Full Article

Local civic groups distribute gift cards at Fort Hamilton’s annual children’s holiday party

The Rotary Club of Verrazano, the Salaam Club of New York and the Bay Ridge Community Council (BRCC) joined forces to bring an extra bit of holiday cheer to the children of servicemen and women at the Fort Hamilton Army base in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today December 12: Times Square Subway Bomber Is a Canarsie Resident

Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 47°, Night 24°, Chance Rain then Slight Chance Rain … Full Article

City postpones big Bay Ridge water main project

The city is still coming to Bay Ridge to replace water mains but the project has been postponed until after Christmas, according to Community Board 10 officials. … Full Article

NYPD identifies Times Square subway bombing suspect as Brooklyn resident Akayed Ullah

A man inspired by the Islamic State group set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a crowded subway corridor near Times Square, injuring the man, slightly wounding three others and sending New York commuters fleeing in terror through the smoky passageway. … Full Article

Brooklyn Today December 11: Cuomo Announces New Counterterrorism Measures

 Weather, Brooklyn (NWS): Day 42°, Night 36°, Isolated Snow Showers then Mostly Sunny … Full Article

Monday December 11, Our World in Pictures

FLORIDA – Trump Rally: President Donald Trump points to the crowd after a rally in Pensacola, Fla., Friday.  UKRAINE – Wintry Ukraine: A man waits to cross the road during snowfall in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday.  … Full Article

Friday December 8, Our World in Pictures

PHILIPPINES — Residents Denounce President: A protester passes a burning effigy of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte with a dinosaur’s body during a rally in Manila on Friday. … Full Article

After attacks, Cuomo announces new counterterrorism measures

In 2017, dozens of pedestrians and cyclists were run down by vehicles in New York City, Barcelona, London and Stockholm; bombs were planted in London, Manchester and St. Petersburg; and mass shootings took place in Las Vegas, Texas and Paris. … Full Article


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