Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

City opens checkbook for Coney

Coney Island: The city has budgeted $200 million in taxpayer money to buy privately held land and make other improvements in Coney Island as part of its turnaround plan for down-on-its-luck neighborhood. Comments (2)

Bank robbery mania!

Crime: A Bay Parkway bank is robbed in broad daylight. Plus all the other crime news from Bensonhurst’s 62nd Precinct. Comment

Family jewels

Crime: A big jewel heist on Ovington Avenue! Plus all the other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comment

Opera chef: Basta!

The aria-loving owner of Dyker Heights’ da Tommaso restaurant sang a different tune in a Brooklyn federal court this month, amid charges that he stiffed his own workers. Comment

City sinks academic wet dream

A Bay Ridge educator wants to build a floating science lab in the shadow of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge — but the city says his dream is dead in the water. Comments (6)

Embattled bar owner resigns from cop panel

The owner of an embattled Bay Ridge bar has stepped down from a community police group at the urging of NYPD brass. Comments (6)

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