Congressman Max Rose and Councilmember Mark Treyger via Twitter.BENSONHURST — This morning, local elected officials and advocates called for justice for the victim of a fatal hit-and-run that happened yesterday in Bensonhurst. At the site of yesterday’s incident, at the corner of 86th Street and Bay Parkway, where
(Photo via Vegas Diner/Facebook)Today, an iconic Bensonhurst diner has shut its doors, and neighbors spent the weekend enjoying one last meal and reveling in memories. The Vegas Diner, a hallmark of old-school Brooklyn at the corner of 86th Street between Bay 13th Street & 16th Avenue, closed almost
1866 86th Street near Bay 20th Street. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)On the prowl for some filling, meat-and-potatoes-style dinner, my dining partner and I wandered into a staple for the Polish community: Chris’s Polish-American restaurant in Bensonhurst. The unassuming storefront, at 1866 86th Street near Bay 20th Street,
Photo via Google MapsA teacher was arrested late last night for stealing from a Century 21 store in Bay Ridge. Veronica Slukhinsky, 48, an ESL instructor who works with Russian speakers at Ebbets Field Middle School, was charged with petite larceny and criminal possession of stolen property after swiping merchandise
The CEO burger. (Courtesy of BurgerFi)It’s happening! We watched the signage go up, and now local restauranteur brothers Nicholas and John DiLeo have announced the debut of their new gourmet burger and craft beer franchise location in Dyker Heights. BurgerFi will open its doors for business on Monday,
Courtesy of CM Treyger’s officeOur elected officials are taking on 86th Street’s chronic trash problem. Councilmen Mark Treyger and Vincent Gentile were joined by Assemblyman Bill Colton as they announced funding for a major cleanup of 86th Street between Stillwell Avenue and 18th Avenue on Friday, November 14.
Source: FacebookCouncilman Domenic Recchia announced this week he has secured $400,000 in funding for the installation of NYPD safety cameras across Bensonhurst and Coney Island. Recchia stressed the importance of these cameras, saying they will protect the community. “These cameras will provide much-needed surveillance capabilities to areas of my
The following is a press release from the office of City Councilman Vincent Gentile: COUNCILMAN GENTILE CALLS TO REGULATE FOOD VENDORS IN SOUTHWEST BROOKLYN BAY RIDGE – The traditional brick and mortar shops are taking a beating and losing their customers to the restaurants on wheels who do not play by