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Bensonhurst trash plant is up and running

After years of controversy and protest rallies, the city has quietly opened a trash processing plant in Bensonhurst. … Full Article

Ragamuffin Parade brightens cloudy Bay Ridge skies

The overcast weather did not stop folks from attending one of Bay Ridge’s most anticipated events of the year, the annual Ragamuffin Parade, which took place on Saturday and ran along Third Avenue from 76th Street to 92nd Street. … Full Article

Police search for missing 12-year-old girl from Bensonhurst area

Police are searching for a missing girl from the Bensonhurst area. According to the NYPD, 12-year-old Sofia Choukri was last seen on Saturday, October 13 inside her home near 66th Street and 14th Avenue. … Full Article

MTA bus driver arrested for exposing himself to young girls in Bay Ridge

An MTA bus driver is being accused of exposing himself to two young girls in Brooklyn. Police said Sunday that 28-year-old Matthew Wohlfahrt was driving a minivan in Bay Ridge on Monday when he exposed himself to a 14-year-old girl while asking her for directions. … Full Article

Max Rose joins wave of veterans aiming to flip the House

He's an Army veteran who was wounded in Afghanistan, criticizes New York's liberal mayor and doesn't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. … Full Article

Runaway alpaca briefly snarls traffic in Borough Park

Traffic in Brooklyn was briefly held up by an alpaca that escaped his handlers and strolled down the borough's streets. … Full Article

Scuffle breaks out after cops arrest Hasidic man

During a Torah procession on Sunday, a face-off between the Borough Park Orthodox Jewish community and the NYPD began after police arrested a Hasidic man for blocking the path of a police car. … Full Article

Midwood’s Azerbaijani cafe will leave you stuffed

Village Cafe, the Azerbaijani restaurant on Coney Island Avenue in Midwood, is the place to go for an extensive menu and a full stomach, according to The New York Times’ food critics. … Full Article

New York finally corrects misspelling of Verrazzano Bridge

A mistake that caused the name of New York City's Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be misspelled for more than 50 years has finally been corrected. … Full Article

Joseph Vasile installed as president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association

Joseph Vasile was installed as the newest president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers Association (BRLA) during an annual ceremony called “the passing of the gavel” at Mama Roa's Restaurant in Dyker Heights on Wednesday, Sept. 26. … Full Article


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