Long gets another term as conservative party chair

New York City is one of the most progressive cities in the nation, but not every corner of the metropolitan area is a die-hard bastion of Democratic politics. Southwest Brooklyn, for example, has proven to be an epicenter of right-leaning politics within the borough. … Full Article

Go inside Brooklyn’s secret mansion, complete with ‘indentured servants’

A party planner is accused of throwing lavish affairs in a “Secret Mansion” that he didn’t own at 846 McDonald Ave. in Kensington with the aid of unpaid “indentured servants” who lived in the basement. … Full Article

Bath Ave. traffic congestion getting worse, Community Board 11 says

Traffic jams on busy Bath Avenue are going to be getting some much needed attention from the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), according to Bath Beach leaders. … Full Article

Frontus-Lustig Elgrably Assembly race so far too close to call

In the race for the Democratic nomination in the 46th Assembly District, which includes Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Brighton Beach, Coney Island, Dyker Heights and Seagate, grassroots community activist Mathylde Frontus was leading at 11:55 p.m. … Full Article

Gounardes poised to challenge Golden in State Senate race

Claiming victory in the Sept. 13 Democratic state Senate primary, Democrat Andrew Gounardes is heading toward a showdown with incumbent Republican state Sen. Marty Golden on Nov. 6. … Full Article

Colton calls for investigation after fatal bus crash

In the wake of a fatal accident involving a city bus at a Bensonhurst intersection, a Southwest Brooklyn lawmaker is calling for a full investigation of all the circumstances that could have led to the tragedy. … Full Article

Bay Ridge, Marine Park host heartfelt 9/11 remembrance ceremonies

Cloudy skies and the threat of rain did not stop hundreds of people from attending two solemn ceremonies on Tuesday in Bay Ridge and Marine Park to mark the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. … Full Article


Solemn ceremony at Fort Hamilton commemorates lives lost on Sept. 11

It was a solemn ceremony at Fort Hamilton Army Base in Bay Ridge, in remembrance of the 2,977 lives lost during the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. … Full Article

Bikers are fed up with this Bay Ridge block

And the award for most obstructed bike lane in New York City goes to… 72nd Street, between Third Ave and Ridge Boulevard in Bay Ridge. … Full Article

Bay Ridge 9/11 survivor recalls her escape from World Trade Center

The horrific events that unfolded on Sept. 11, 2001 are never far from Bay Ridge resident Vanessa Sierra’s mind as she goes about her daily life. … Full Article


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