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When Will Bensonhurst’s BJ’s Open? This Saturday, September 13!

The new BJ's Wholesale Club in Bensonhurst will open its doors to shoppers for the first time this Saturday, September 13, Bensonhurst Bean has...

Photos: After $15 Million Restoration, Marine Park’s White Island Isn’t Just...

by Diana Bruk A group of New Yorkers hailing from all five boroughs gathered early Saturday morning at the Marine Park salt marsh for a rare...

Update: Bensonhurst BJ’s Wholesale Club To Open In September, Following Construction...

The opening date for the BJ's Wholesale Club at 1752 Shore Parkway has been pushed back due to construction delays, Bensonhurst Bean has learned. (UPDATE:...

One Hundred Years Ago Today, These 40 Ladies Showed “Skilful Work”...

Twitter user @RealTimeWWI alerted us to the photo above this morning, showing the "Start of women's race" here in Sheepshead Bay exactly one hundred...

John Dewey High School Students Help Revive Gravesend Bay’s Oyster Beds

The waters around New York City were once home to a thriving population of oysters, which served an important ecological role. After virtually disappearing...

Treyger To Host Public Forum With DEP In Response To Coney...

We broke the story last week about neighbors' concerns over potentially toxic runoff from a Department of Environmental Protection operation to clean out the...

The Swans Will Not Starve, So Stop Dumping Food In Sheepshead...

The above photo was taken yesterday on the Emmons Avenue side of the Ocean Avenue footbridge. Captured by reader Andrey G., "Someone dumps bagels...

Locals Say Toxic Sludge Is Spilling Into Coney Island Creek As...

The city's long-awaited solution to street flooding along the Coney Island peninsula has some locals wondering if the remedy isn't worse than the disease. The Department...

Locals Say Toxic Sludge Is Spilling Into Coney Island Creek As...

The city's long-awaited solution to street flooding along the Coney Island peninsula has some locals wondering if the remedy isn't worse than the disease. The Department...

Colton: Gravesend Bay Garbage Station Plan Is Not Progressive

The following is a press release from the offices of Assemblyman William Colton: For nearly the past decade, I have been fighting against the City’s...

Emmons Avenue’s Newest Restaurant, Rocca, Now Open

It's been a long journey, but Rocca Cafe & Lounge is finally open to the public at 2712 Emmons Avenue, the former site of...

Communities Come Together To Oppose Waste Transfer Stations In Gravesend, Upper...

The following is a press release from Assemblyman Bill Colton's office: Two communities in New York City have come together to fight against the City...

Sunday: Colton, Treyger Lead Rally Against Bensonhurst Waste Transfer Station

It's been a while since we've heard an update on the Gravesend Bay Waste Transfer Station, a Department of Sanitation plan to place a facility...

Bill Protecting Mute Swans Passes Assembly

The following is a press release issued yesterday by the offices of Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz: New York’s mute swans may at last have a voice in...

Major Bay Parkway Promenade Rehabilitation Now Underway

Contractors are now on-site, tearing up and reconstructing a broad swath of the Shore Parkway Greenway near Ceasar's Bay, also known as the Bay Parkway promenade. We...