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Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

Covering: Bay Ridge, Fort Hamilton, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst

Why stop drinking when St. Patrick’s Day is over?

The mixologists at the Wicked Monk in Bay Ridge have developed an ingenious secret weapon to fight this weekend’s inevitable St. Patrick’s Day hangover — more drinking! Comments (2)

Knife-wielding thugs steal man’s phone

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

Rising again! Shuttered Leske’s bakery to open under new management

Two neighborhood buds want to bring a taste of Norway back to Bay Ridge. Comment

March madness: Norwegian Day Parade to move from Fifth Avenue to Third

The annual procession breaks with years of tradition to generate more interest — and more dollars. Comment
A family claims the Bay Ridge prep school roughed up their son, then expelled him and his brothers in retaliation. Comment

Kids and parents celebrate Purim through theater!

BoroBeat: Parents dressed like Mordecai for their retelling of the Purim story, but the kids stole the spotlight when they took to the stage for their retelling — dressed as superheroes! Comment

Sinister teens rob straphanger of iPhone

Crime: The mugging leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

“The Champagne Diaries” author creates a buzz at The Bookmark Shoppe

BoroBeat: A flute of fizz is fine, says the Bay Ridge blogger, who served up her sensible lifestyle diet plan at the Bay Ridge book store. Comment
A crew of thieves swiped three flags from a Bay Ridge street last month, but cops don’t believe these Old Glory-hating goons will be in custody anytime soon. Comment

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