Bay Ridge Courier

Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011

BoroBeat

Clean it up! Ridgites pitch in to clean up Shore Road Park

Volunteers spent the day on Friday pitching in to make the park a better place. Comment.
BoroBeat

Benefit walk raises money for ailing food pantry

Reaching-Out Community Services found a friend in the community, which teamed up with clients and others to raise money for the cash-strapped soup kitchen. Comment.

Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011

Dyker Heights

Picketers occupy space outside Grimm’s

A dogged group of protesters occupied Dyker Heights on Friday, picketing outside Rep. Michael Grimm’s 13th Avenue district office between 74th and 75th streets on Friday in an attempt to get on of two Republican congress members in Brooklyn to back a jobs bill that has stalled in the senate. Comment.
BoroBeat

Tail-waggers put on the dog for Halloween at Narrows Botanical Gardens!

It was a spooktackle — and then some — when the Narrows Botanical Gardens held its annual Halloween canine costume contest and harvest festival. Read on for more on the wag-nificent fun! Comment.
Bay Ridge

Diaper bag is a bundle of joy for this thief

Plus the other crimes from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’s 68th Precinct. Comment.

Monday, Oct. 17, 2011

Mean Streets

Ridgites demand more time to park

Merchants on Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge are demanding the city increase the time shoppers are allowed to park along the strip, claiming the present one-hour limit doesn’t give clients enough time to go from store to store— and many times results in them getting expensive parking tickets. Comment.
Bay Ridge

‘Holiday Bandit’ pleads guilty in Christmas crime spree

The “Holiday Bandit” could spend the rest of his Christmases in federal prison — and he won’t be able to use the money he stole for presents. Comment.

Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011

Bay Ridge

Hinsch’s is saved! Fifth Avenue fixture to reopen next month

New owners strike deal with landlord to keep open beloved Bay Ridge institution Comments (2).

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