Bay Ridge Courier

Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014

Bay Ridge

Body found on Bay Ridge shore

A bird-watcher found a dead body in the New York Harbor on Nov. 20. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014

Monday, Nov. 24, 2014

Bay Ridge

Bridge birthday bash botched, boycotted

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge turned out to be mostly a celebration of itself — and rather a lonely one at that. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Campaign for Verrazano bike path picks up speed

The wheels are turning again on a push to install a bike path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Author of ‘The Bridge’ talks about his real muse

In 1960, legendary reporter Gay Talese set out to memorialize the workers who made the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge a reality. Comment.

Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Big Screecher

Language barrier threatens Carmine’s calorie count!

This week, the Screecher gets less of his required sustenance than required! Comment.

Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Where to avoid your family on Thanksgiving Eve in Bay Ridge

This Nov. 26, the Ridge has volleyball, live music, and craft beer — and none of your annoying cousins. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014

Bay Ridge

Here’s to 50! Events to mark Verrazano’s semicentennial

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is throwing a celebration on Staten Island at 10:30 am on Nov. 21, but Brooklynites can catch some of the action from Bay Ridge’s golden shores. Comments (1).
Bay Ridge

Bridging the gap: MTA wants to raise Verrazano tolls to balance budget

On the eve of the span’s 50th anniversary, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority is considering the 16th toll hike on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge to help close a budget gap. Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014


Police: Scissors-wielding robber slashes straphanger

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.
Bay Ridge

Robbers demand cells from phone store, walk out with cash

The theft leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014

Bay Ridge

Pajama party will raise money to fight rare disease

As far as fund-raisers go, this one will be a sleeper hit. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

Dyker Heights

Illegal home conversions have Dyker, Ridge schools bursting at seams

Areas with the highest number of complaints about illegal conversions also have the most overcrowded elementary schools. Comments (16).

Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014

Big Screecher

Sharon’s got a cut, and I pay the price!

This week the Screecher brings you national, local, adn family news! Comment.

Friday, Nov. 14, 2014

Bay Ridge Nights

Take it to the Bay Ridge!

For those about to rock in Bay Ridge this weekend, we salute you! Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014


Tricksters convince senior to hand over ‘cursed’ cash and jewelry

Get ready for your weekly run down of crimes from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 7, 2014

Harbor Watch

Puppetcheer: TV puppet brings smiles to Fort kids

Fort Hamilton’s Marshall Drive was more like Sesame Street when Elmo stopped by to visit the base’s children’s center on Nov. 5. Comment.

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