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January 14, 2019

Bay Ridge Slow Down Before Someone Dies!


Councilman Brannan wrote about the accident that happened today. A middle school student in our area had to be taken to the hospital.  



Brannan is asking for more money for traffic enforcement.

Someone will give the money and we will get more ticket agents on our avenues because people don’t believe there is an issue.

Where are all the beat cops that money was allocated for?



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January 14, 2019

Senator Gournardes’ Voting Reform Bills


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Last week, Senator Andrew Gounardes got comfortable in his office in Albany.


Senator Andrew Gounardes

This week, Andrew Gounardes showed he was making good on his campaign promises.



Gounardes co-sponsored a bill S1101 (see here) which closes the LLC Loophole. More info here.


If you don’t know about the sneaky The LLC Loophole – see here 

Then there were these voting reform bills:







We’re glad Andrew holds the Bay Ridge Senate seat!


Andrew Gounardes seat

Best Tweet:


Andrew Gounardes



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January 14, 2019

Cartwheel Workshop in Brooklyn 1/19


Prospect Gymnastics has a cartwheel workshop for $35 on January 19th.  Also February 19th and 21st too.

Register here



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January 14, 2019

Circles Cafe Brazil Night in Bay Ridge 1/17


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Brazil night – Lisa will be performing

There is a new menu for the evening (it’s not out yet)


Circles 6931 3rd Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209



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January 14, 2019

Owner Found! Chihuahua in Bay Ridge



The dog and his owner have been reunited. See here

Found Chihuahua – black and tan in Bay Ridge. They have your dog at the 68th Precinct – see here


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January 14, 2019

Love Congressman Rose’s Website




Congressman Max Rose’s website is up. Although it’s missing his bio and list of his staff, the rest of the site looks useful and it’s very easy to use.

Sign up for his Rose’s updates here.

If you are going to Washington, you can ask Congressman Rose for tickets to the list below or even a tour – click here


If you want to purchase a flag that has been hung over the capital, you can here.

There’s a Congressional art competition for high school students – see here and internships at Rose’s office in Staten Island – see here

You can request a meeting with Max Rose here or ask him to attend a function by going here.



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January 14, 2019

Learn How to Get Published – 1/17





This Thursday, January 17th from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at The Bookmark Shoppe 8415 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge, there is a workshop with Lisa Cappiello to help people learn how to get published.

For writers who want to get their blogs, articles, poems, or essays published in popular internet and print publications. Self-publishing options are available too.

In this workshop, you’ll gain access to:

– Popular publications that are seeking submissions from freelance writers

– Insight on what makes a piece really stand out to editors – How to write a cover letter/email that appeals to editors

– How to eliminate common editing errors that leads to work getting turned away

– You’ll also learn how to release any writer’s blocks that are holding you back.

The cost is $35.

Call The BookMark Shoppe at 718-833-5115 to register.

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January 14, 2019

Spend Your Weekend With Magical Peeps



Minnie Mouse was in Bay Ridge to celebrate with us!


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January 13, 2019

It’s All in the Wording…….Why Kadia Goba’s Reporting is Important to Us






From those underlined words above, it sounds like the building is being sold from under the store by a greedy landlord. 

Stores are closing all over Bay Ridge and people are blaming greedy landlords.

But not so fast…..journalists in this area may cover similar stories, but Kadia Goba, journalist for Bklyner always has a little bit more in her articles. Sometimes her articles are breaking stories that are shared all over social media and other times they are informative articles that help the community.

Here, Kadia Goba wrote:




The owner of the business is the property owner. Why wouldn’t she just say it was time to sell her property and the business?   Property Shark value. The owner has been in Bay Ridge for 20 years. Since she purchased the property, it has increased quite a bit which shows the area is very vibrant!

It’s strange that the owner didn’t just write, “I am selling the building.”

But I am glad we have Kadia Goba reporting on the whole issue!



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January 13, 2019

Cebu’s New Brunch


Cebu at 8801 3rd Avenue in Bay Ridge

New menu item – brunch for two.


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January 12, 2019

Melissa McCarthy was in Bay Ridge Today


Update: Woohoo – see the video here

There was a film production crew at 92nd and 4th Avenue across from Harbor Fitness today. We weren’t in Brooklyn, but we received pics and updates all day! (Thank you Bay Ridge)

Melissa McCarthy was filming her new movie, The Kitchen. It’s an action/crime/comedy movie with Tiffany Haddish that takes place in the 1970’s. See here  The movie is due to be released in September 2019. See here for more info



Nunzio-Lucy Hair Salon at 9208 – 4th Avenue was turned into Colleen’s Hair and Nail Salon. Old style garbage cans were placed in front of Subways Sandwich Shop to make it look like the 70’s.

See pics of Melissa McCathy in Bay Ridge here  

Tiffany Haddish & Elisabeth Moss Film here




An old city bus, a lot of black garbage bags and the  filming trucks  lined the street around the set. 

The Kitchen has filmed in other parts of Brooklyn too including: Sunset Park, Park Slope and Gravesend.

From the Permit notes:  Three actors exit beauty salon. One actress holds an envelope full of cash and places it in her purse.

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January 12, 2019

Narrows Community Garden Workshops


Don’t worry about the typos – they wanted to get this out fast.


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