The 2017 Third Avenue Summer Stroll. (Image: Summer Stroll on Third)A popular summertime tradition is returning to Bay Ridge. Local elected officials announced this morning that the Third Avenue Summer Strolls program, in which portions of the avenue are closed to traffic and filled with music, art, dining, shopping
Pierogies at Pierozek. Courtesy of STUNTMANpr.Earlier this week, the Michelin Guide announced their Bib Gourmand list, which this year includes 37 Brooklyn spots. Bib Gourmand is the group’s designation that recognizes restaurants that allow you to enjoy two courses and a drink or dessert for $40 or less.
Our next holiday is right around the corner, and we have suggestions for everything from chocolate eggs and bunnies to marzipan lambs, and classic Easter brunch or dinner. Also, check out our list of the traditional Easter Egg Hunts happening around the borough this week. Candy and Pastries Buttermilk Bakeshop260
Brittany Ramos DeBarros (Image: Campaign)Representative Nicole Malliotakis has been in Congress for less than two months. But she’s already facing a progressive challenge for her seat. Brittany Ramos DeBarros, a 32-year-old Army veteran who spent a year in Afghanistan, announced on Thursday that she would challenge Malliotakis in
NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) staff presented plans for seven new Citi Bike stations between Bay Ridge and Sunset Park during a Community Board 10 transportation committee meeting on January 26. Map of planned Citi Bike stations in Community Board 10. By DOT, from Community Board 10 meeting on zoom.
By the Narrows Botanical Gardens. Photo by Salma Elazab/BklynerJames Johnson, a landscape designer and co-founder of the Narrows Botanical Garden, would love to see mugwort gone from the neighborhood. To this end, Johnson proposed the installation of a native plant garden along the Belt Parkway in Bay Ridge at
Protestors gather outside Rep. Nicole Malliotakis’ office in Bay Ridge on Saturday, January 9th. (Photo: Billy Richling/Bklyner)Just days after Republican Congress Member Nicole Malliotakis took office, public officials, activists and protestors gathered in Bay Ridge to demand she support the removal of President Donald Trump. But Malliotakis seems
NYPD Lieutenant Hayward prepares to strike Brent Schmidt (R) after members of the Occupy Wall Street movement had been removed from Zuccotti Park in New York November 15, 2011. Photo: REUTERS/Lucas JacksonDeputy Inspector Joseph Hayward is now in charge of the 71st Precinct in central Brooklyn, serving parts of
Photo by Bill Oxford on UnsplashBAY RIDGE – A local tax preparer and his company the Five Pillars Financial Services, LTD, pleaded guilty to criminal tax fraud for allegedly stealing sales tax payments from his clients. According to an investigation by the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance and
Dr. Ahmad Jaber. (Photo: Joey O’Loughlin, Center for Brooklyn History at Brooklyn Public Library.)BAY RIDGE – One of the most prominent Muslim and Arab leaders in Brooklyn, Dr. Ahmad Jaber, who founded a number of community-based organizations and masjids after surviving loss and poverty, and someone who was an
Borsalia 79 Grand Street, between Wythe Avenue and Berry Street. This new coffeehouse and pastry shop opened on November 10th and boasts Italian award-winning chefs. Guests can try five different flavors of cappuccino, including pistachio, rose star anise, and white chocolate hazelnut. They’re also offering a full lunch and
BAY RIDGE/CONEY ISLAND – Last Thursday night some 60 residents Zoomed into the Southern Brooklyn Community Roundtable on School Reopening, organized by Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus (AD46, Coney Island, Dyker Heights and parts of Bay Ridge). The event offered those present – mainly parents and educators from School Districts 20 and 21
District 20 Outgoing Superintendent Carina Kostantino with schoolchildren., via CEC20 Facebook page.BAY RIDGE – On Friday, it was revealed that Superintendent Karina Costantino of District 20 (D20) will be retiring, effective Monday, August 31st. The announcement was made during D20’s President’s Council general meeting via Zoom, which is
250 Ashland Place Studio Apartment. Courtesy of The Ashland.The Ashland at 250 Ashland Place is now leasing middle income affordable housing in the heart of downtown Brooklyn. This luxury residential tower is located in the emerging Brooklyn Cultural District, at the intersection of bustling Downtown Brooklyn and picturesque Fort