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Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

Cyclists Please Ride Safely in Bay Ridge

    Our officers were out today speaking with bicyclists about the importance of safe riding. #VisionZero #NYPDTransport pic.twitter.com/xoaNyQ5aRY — NYPD 68th Precinct (@NYPD68Pct) September 16, 2020 We need this group out a lot more.    Many people riding bikes in the area don’t know the rules of the road.     

Wednesday, September 16th, 2020

68th Precinct Zoom Meeting – September 23rd

        The 68th Precinct Community Council will have a virtual meeting on Zoom on Wednesday, September 23rd at 7:00 pm.  If you are not on the mailing list for the 68th Precinct Community Council, send them an e-mail, so they can add you.    Their e-mail address:   communitynotifications68@gmail.com They will be sending […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

People Enjoying 86th Street Memories

      I remember a time when 86th Street in Bensonhurst was lined with people sitting in chairs in the street. On the weekend, old and new cars were cruise up and around the street. People (mostly guidos) were talking loud, cheering, smoking and dancing to music (house or disco) in the middle of the two-way […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Sephora Opens in Bay Ridge – September 25th

    For anyone who has been waiting for Sephora to open in Bay Ridge. The big day is just 10 days away!   Sephora is opening on 86th Street in Bay Ridge on September 25th at 10:00 am.           

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

Greek Festival in Bay Ridge

  The Holy Cross Greek Festival that takes place in Bay Ridge has been modified this year due to the pandemic. The Greek food is still on! On September 18th, 19th, 20th & 25th, 26th and 27th, they will have the food below! You can go to the school to get the delicious food or […]

Tuesday, September 15th, 2020

How Did Industry City Rezoning Meeting Go?

    I love Bay Ridge and the person who sent me this picture.   This morning was the rezoning meeting for Industry City – I wonder how it went. I’ll update when I hear from some people. As I talked to business owners in Bay Ridge last night, many didn’t know about the rezoning in […]

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Tuesday – Stand Up for Brooklyn

  Tuesday is the online hearing for the rezoning of Industry City. Please call in if you are able to! Carlos Menchaca, the Councilman for Sunset Park has listened to the people and voted no.    Plans were made for this area already.  See Here Normally, the rest of the council follows the lead of […]

Monday, September 14th, 2020

Bay Ridge Brothers Team Up With Lays Chips

    The Fiorito Brothers have been doing the Blankets for Hope Project for several years. (See here)   Nick and Mike have been raising the bar every year to get more blankets to more homeless people across the country. Last year, their goal was to give away 10,000 blankets. (See here)  Their organization’s motto is: […]

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Firefighter Hero, Peter Orlowski in Dyker Heights

      Peter Orlowski’s and his family lived in one of the homes on 74th Street between 12th and 13th Avenue,  that were destroyed in yesterday’s fire.  (Story here) Orlowski is a firefighter, but he wasn’t on duty, so he didn’t have his gear. That didn’t matter to Peter – he ran into his […]

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Tortoiseshell Cat Found in Bay Ridge

         

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

Alpaca on Third Avenue and 85th Street

    Abdul brought an alpaca to Bay Ridge today. The alpaca is outside of  Falahi Farms Grocery now at 8501 – 3rd Avenue.   He said the Alpaca was from Lancaster and was visiting to “cheer up the neighbors.”    That is sooooo sweet!  I always love hearing from Abdul as he thinks differently […]

Sunday, September 13th, 2020

GoFundMe for Dyker Heights Homes

    1)  A GoFundMe account was set up for one of the home owners, whose house had a fire yesterday.  See here They lost everything in the fire.        2) The GoFundMe for the other home – see here. 3) One of the apartments had a fireman and his family. They are […]

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