A Bay Ridge-based organization founded to assist New York City’s growing Middle Eastern community is making plans to celebrate its 15th anniversary in a big way. … Full Article

Autumn Moon Festival brings Chinese arts, culture to Brooklyn Bridge Park

Lion dances, moon cakes, a children’s lantern parade and tabletop diplomacy were some of the highlights of the Autumn Moon Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park on Saturday, hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and attended by numerous Chinese dignitaries. … Full Article

From Beirut to Bay Ridge

When John Abi-Habib was a boy growing up in Lebanon, he would always know when it was time to go to church on Sundays. The Abi-Habib family lived in a mountain outside of Beirut and John and his siblings would listen to hear the church bells coming from Mar Abda Church. … Full Article

Howard Dunn helped Bay Ridge show its patriotism

Howard Dunn, a World War II veteran who became famous in Bay Ridge for his dedication to veterans’ causes and his patriotic and painstaking efforts to plant hundreds of American flags on sidewalks throughout the neighborhood, died on Sept. 25 after a long illness. He was 88 years old. … Full Article

Brooklyn Borough Hall meeting Monday on expanded ferry service

A public meeting about the city’s plan to expand ferry service to Red Hook, Sunset Park, Bay Ridge, Rockaway, and other areas of the city will be held at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. … Full Article

Number of homeless increases in Bay Ridge

With the city awash with reports of more homeless people living on the streets, solid, middle-class neighborhoods like Bay Ridge are not immune to the problem, according to local officials. … Full Article

Thursday Sept. 24, Our World In Pictures

PROSPECT PARK — Community Runs for Kids: Thousands of New Yorkers partook in the 11th annual Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City Race for the Kids — part of Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play — on Sept. 19. … Full Article

Comptroller: Brooklyn Bridge Park might be able to issue bonds instead of building at Pier 6

The New York City Comptroller’s Office said that the Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation (BBPC) may be able to issue tax-exempt bonds through a conduit agency to finance capital improvements. … Full Article

Feds inspect Shore Road Promenade

Experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspected the Shore Road Promenade on Tuesday with an eye toward identifying locations that could be repaired under a resiliency program. … Full Article

Wednesday, Sept. 23, Our World In Pictures

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA — Pope Arrives in U.S.: President Barack Obama and Pope Francis stand at attention during the playing of the national anthems at a state arrival ceremony for the Pope on Wednesday on the South Lawn of the White House. 
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Judge dismisses lawsuit vs. Pierhouse development in Brooklyn Bridge Park

A Brooklyn judge on Monday dismissed the case against the Pierhouse hotel/condo development in Brooklyn Bridge Park, deeply disappointing advocates who claimed the park misled the public about the height of the project. … Full Article


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