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    Saturday, May 13th, 2017

    Two Out of Three of My Elected Leaders Support Charter Schools

    Bay Ridge has fantastic public schools. That is the reason why so many people want to live here, pay high rents and will live in illegal apartments. Parents want  their children to get the best education.    Of course Marty Golden  has been pushing vouchers (also called scholarships) and  charter schools for years.   My […]

    Thursday, May 11th, 2017

    Bay Ridge Unity Task Force = It’s Really the Bay Ridge Breakfast Club!

      The Bay Ridge Community Task Force was established in 2000. Newspapers credit former District Attorney, Charles Hynes for initiating the task force. There is very little information about the Bay Ridge Task Force online – no website, FB page, etc.  While the group was started with good intentions to encourage unity across different religions and cultural backgrounds,  it […]

    Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

    Looking at Candidate Khader El-Yateem – Bay Ridge

       Pictures, speeches and press releases can hide the truth.   Khader El-Yateem keeps talking about he united people through the Bay Ridge Breakfast Club, oh I mean Unity Task Force.  Years ago, the Bay Ridge Unity Task Force did events in the community to encourage people to come together. The Task Force stopped doing the events […]

    Monday, May 8th, 2017

    Bay Ridge GOP Debate – Be Glad You Missed It

    Bob Capano, John Quaglione, Liam McCabe  Bay Ridge Republicans running for city council   The Bay Ridge GOP Debate started out okay for the first 10 minutes or so, but it’s actually painful to watch.  The video is here if you want to see it (Don’t leave comments on the page with the video as it […]

    Sunday, May 7th, 2017

    Two New Preschools for Bay Ridge

    Bay One Preschool opened at 7106 -3rd Avenue. Before it was a preschool, this store front was a Tex/Mex Take Out place (if you are an old timer, it’s next door to a bar called The Ridge which was TJ Bentleys).  The preschool has photos on FB.       I saw the new dual […]

    Sunday, May 7th, 2017

    Nicole Malliotakis Doesn’t Know Her Own Story so She Can’t Comprehend Anyone Else’s Either.

        In the Crain’s article, writer Rosa Goldensohn pressed Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis for details on her father’s immigration process to America. Malliotakis said, “I can ask him, I never really asked him the specific details about how he came here,” she said. While we were growing up, we didn’t need to ask our families for their immigration story, […]

    Thursday, May 4th, 2017

    The Greenmarket Returns to Bay Ridge on May 13th

    The Bay Ridge Greenmarket will be back in Walgreens Parking lot – 95th Street and 3rd Avenue starting May 13th.Gentile set this up years ago and I am glad to see it continuing. The market is open from 8 am – 3 pm, especially when there is Jazz Music (which may happen on 5/20 during […]

    Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017

    Visitation Academy Plant Sale – May 10th

    Visitation Academy Plant Sale – May 10th – 9:30 -2:00 pm    

    Monday, May 1st, 2017

    El-Yateem Points Out that MTA Flyers were not Translated into Different Languages…..Neither is His Church’s Website

    When I first heard of Khader El-Yateem, I went to his church website to see who he was. The church’s out-of-date website has announcements about events from November 2016 and Easter 2016. The only thing translated to Arabic on the site was the word Welcome.   El-Yateem’s church  has a survey online, but if  you were […]

    Monday, May 1st, 2017

    Marty Doesn’t Want Mansions Taxed More – What Else is New?

        Blah, blah, blah — don’t tax the rich people says Marty Golden. See the story at The Real Deal….Golden wants to repeal the bill so when someone buys a one million dollar+ mansion they don’t have to pay more tax. Ahhh that Senator Golden, he’s so thoughtful.   Blah, blah, blah….Let’s give more money, […]

    Monday, May 1st, 2017

    Flea Market in Bay Ridge – Salvation Army – May 6th

    Bay Ridge Flea Market at the Salvation Army on Saturday, May 6th starting at 9:30 am.  

    Sunday, April 30th, 2017

    Malliotakis uses Linda Sarsour as a Scapegoat to Capture the Jewish Vote

    In February 2017,  a Jewish cemetery was vandalized in St. Louis, Missouri.  Linda Sarsour created a Launch Good crowdfunding project which raised $162,468 to repair the cemetery.    Malliotakis issued a press release that Kings County Politics blog printed. Malliotakis stated that Linda Sarsour was “a product of growing anti-Semitism.”     FACT:  Although BDS supporters are often […]

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