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Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Fifth Ave group is BID-ing lone food vendor adieu

Bay Ridge: Nagi Hassan has been selling halal food at the corner of Fifth and Ovington avenues from his legal cart for about a year — but now the Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District wants him gone. Comments (5)

Would-be Ridge leader says he’ll only back candidates who back him!

Bay Ridge: Kevin Peter Carroll has a few choice words for elected officials who endorse his opponent, Ralph Perfetto, for state committeeman: carry your own petitions! Comments (9)

Exit strategy: City plan for Dyker ramp traffic falls flat

Mean Streets: A long-overdue city plan to fix the disastrous Fort Hamilton Parkway exit from the Gowanus Expressway is heading back to the drawing board after residents gave it a thumbs down this week. Comments (1)

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

To B37 or not to B37 — it’s really not much of a question

Bay Ridge: To seniors, it’s a vital link to Downtown. To the MTA, it’s an easy way to save $3 million. Comments (1)

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Soccer hooligans

Bay Ridge: Two football players go at it at Fort Hamilton HS. One has a pipe. He won. Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’s 68th Precinct. Comment

Monday, May 10, 2010

Rep. Mike’s fact-finding mission to Afghanistan

McMahon on Line 1: Rep. Mike McMahon has just returned from a three-day fact-finding mission to Afghanistan and Pakistan, where he met with big wigs like Gen. Stanley McChrystal and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Given McMahon’s staunch support for our operations in that theater of war, and how much we can’t wait to run a picture of the freshman Bay Ridge rep in a flak jacket, it was clearly time to get McMahon on Line 1. Comment