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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Bensonhurst’s 18th Avenue Bakeries

BENSONHURST - 18th Avenue in Bensonhurst is home to a uniquely wonderful pairing of cultures. These cultures, Chinese and Italian primarily, manifest themselves in a sweet, flaky, and delicious way at the bakeries that line...

‘What Is That Rag On Your Head,’ Lady On B6 Says To Muslim Girl...

BENSONHURST - In another act of Islamophobia in the borough, a woman shouted hateful remarks to a young Muslim girl on a bus, proceeded to spit on her, and then ended it with throwing...

Could Bishop Kearney High School Be Turned Into A Specialized High School?

Two Brooklyn lawmakers sent a letter to Chancellor Richard Carranza asking the schools' head to consider opening a Specialized High School in Southern Brooklyn. They have the perfect location - the building of Bishop...

Brooklyn Imam Calls For Action To Protect Muslims Around The World

BENSONHURST - A Brooklyn Imam has launched a new campaign to call attention to violence against Muslims around the world. Imam Ahmed Ali is affiliated with IQRA Masjid Community & Tradition located on McDonald Avenue...

An Elderly Man and Young Girl Go Missing

BUSHWICK/BENSONHURST - Cops need help searching for an elderly man and a young girl who have both gone missing in two separate incidents. Jessica Bell, 16, was last seen on July 31 at 10 p.m....

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

‘This is Outrageous’: Local Pols React to Con Ed Power Outages

SOUTHEAST BROOKLYN — Con Ed turned the lights out in pockets of Brooklyn, where local politicians have in recent days put the company that power most of New York City on blast. On Sunday, Con...

‘New Yorkers Must Stay Vigilant’: Local Pols Blast Trump, Prepare For More ICE Raids

LOWER MANHATTAN — Local politicians on Friday instructed New Yorkers to be ready for more immigration raids ahead of the weekend and blasted the Trump administration for ordering them. "We are here today to say...

Are You Responsible For Sidewalk Repairs? Know Your Rights!

By Assemblyman William Colton BATH BEACH/BENSONHURST/GRAVESEND - The NYC DOT is initiating a Sidewalk Program placing orange arrows on the sidewalks which previously had a Notice of Violation filed. The program then intends to send...

One Woman Sexually Abused, Two Forcibly Touched – Cops Looking For Three Men

BAY RIDGE/BENSONHURST/SOUTH SLOPE - Earlier this month, one man sexually abused a sleeping woman inside a car. Another man grabbed a woman's butt and then ran. Another man pulled up a woman's skirt. Cops...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...

Openings and Closings: Busy for Bubble Tea and Bay Ridge

Welcome to the latest installment of openings and closings. This week was a busy one for Bay Ridge and bubble teas. We also found a new natural wine bar and have to say goodbye...

Daughters Follow In Footsteps Of Fallen Officers

BENSONHURST - Francesca Mosomillio did a reading of Thessalonians 4:13-18—scripture that speaks of hope—at this year’s NYPD Brooklyn South Annual Memorial Mass at St. Athanasius Roman Catholic Church in Bensonhurst. She lost her father, Police...

Openings & Closings Around Brooklyn

Opening Soon:  Churutto Ramen  8500 18th Avenue The Old Sea Breeze fish market spot on the corner of 85th and 18th Avenue is turning into a Ramen joint. They have a location on the Upper East Side...

Kevin Peter Carroll Dies, Age 33

BAY RIDGE - Former District Leader Kevin Peter Carroll, 33, of Community Board 10, was found dead at home on June 3rd. In 2010, at age 24, Carroll made history as the youngest state...
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