Congressman Max Rose and Councilmember Mark Treyger viaTwitter. [https://twitter.com/MarkTreyger718]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
BAY RIDGE – A proposed change to three blocks of 86th Street in Bay Ridge [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/downloads/pdf/86th-st-3rd-ave-shore-rd-sept2017.pdf] led to a heated debate last Wednesday night.About 20 people attended a community meeting in the offices of Brooklyn Community Board 10 to hear about
(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 one
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,
> VIDEO OF ANTHONY KIEDIS ON THE GO ROBOT VIDEO SET!!! pic.twitter.com/AQ5Xr8wBcl [https://t.co/AQ5Xr8wBcl] — Red Hot Chili Family (@RHCFamily) July 27, 2016 [https://twitter.com/RHCFamily/status/758424399447982080] Members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers [http://redhotchilipeppers.com/] were spotted shooting a music video for “Go
Flyer courtesy of the NYPD’s 62nd Precinct -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Cops are searching for a suspect wanted for robbing two livery car drivers and a food cart owner at gunpoint near 86th Street last week. The man held up both cabbies on July 12, taking $100 from the first one on
The CEO burger. (Courtesy of BurgerFi)It’s happening! We watched the signage go up [/burger-fi-spot-comming/#.V4ahU5MrLnU], 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 [http://www.burgerfi.com] will open
The last time we spoke to Bensonhurst-bred actor and film producer William Demeo, he was telling us about his documentary about cruising 86th Street [/cruisin-86th-street-with-actor-filmmaker-william-demeo/#.VzoqiqODGkq] back in the day that he had just cobbled together “on a whim.” This morning, Demeo was on Good Day New York [http://www.
His moving renditions [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kWjLjpi1xJ4] of Adele’s “Someone Like You” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLQl3WQQoQ0] turned him into a YouTube sensation, but few know that Damon C. Scott [https://twitter.com/adescorner1] — a subway performer frequently spotted singing his heart out on
Courtesy of CM Treyger’s officeOur elected officials are taking on 86th Street’s chronic trash problem. [/86th-street-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
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
Unidentified sludge on the Northern corner of Bay Parkway and 86th StreetIf only online photos were scratch-and-sniff. While the repairs on the Bay Parkway D Train station continue [/city-mta-do-battle-with-rats-while-some-solutions-are-ignored/], a massive and disgusting sludge puddle is left to fester. Sound off, have you seen the sludge or do you avoid
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
[/alex-tombrakos-owner-of-vegas-diner-dead-at-age-70/bn_tombrakosobit_2011_5_6_bk03_z/] Alex Tombrakos in front of his life’s work (Photo by Steve Solomonson from the Brooklyn Paper) According to stories in both the Village Voice [http://blogs.villagevoice.com/forkintheroad/2011/05/rip_alex_tombra.php] and Brooklyn Paper [http://www.brooklynpaper.