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Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

Saturday, June 16, 2007

Mob war in ’Hurst? Yaawwwn.

Bay Ridge: Funny thing about life: More people were interested in the finale of “The Sopranos” than the possibility of a real life mob war going on in Bensonhurst. Comments (2).

Dyker Heights house is now one for the ages

Bay Ridge: A college thesis has finally made history: Dyker Heights’s famed “Saitta House” has made it to the National Register of Historic Places — thanks to a New York University medical student who did his college thesis on the neighborhood’s under-appreciated history. Comment.

Fossella reveals the ‘hole’ truth

Bay Ridge: Rep. Vito Fossella caught a huge break at his press conference about security lapses at a Bay Ridge fuel pipeline: a hole in the supposedly secure fence! Comment.

Daily News loves Brooklyn, too

Yellow Hooker: The Daily News comes to Bay Ridge for a listening tour — but our columnist thinks there’s a better hometown paper (hint: it’s the one you’re reading right now). Comment.

Clyde & Clyde strike at a bar in Bay Ridge

Bay Ridge: Two thieves steal the cash box from a Fifth Avenue bar — plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights and Bensonhurst. Comment.

Paulie battlin’ it for Brooklyn

Bay Ridge: Readers may remember the last time Bensonhurst’s Paulie Malignaggi was in a title bout: he ended up on the receiving end of a hook from Miguel Cotto and on our front page under the headline, “Duck, Paulie, duck!” Comment.

Limp, Forrest, limp! Ridge man makes it that extra mile — or 70.

Bay Ridge: They may have talked the talk, but could they walk the walk? Two aspiring travel writers tried to walk all 150 miles of New York City — but only one survived. He’s from Bay Ridge, of course. Comment.