Bay Ridge–Bensonhurst

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

The ‘mob’ is angry — but Ridge Rep. votes for cooler heads

McMahon on Line 1: The latest installment of our popular feature chronicling new Bay Ridge congressman Mike McMahon’s first year in office offers a look into the centrist Democrat’s fight against the populist mob. Comments (3)

Norse code

Event: One of the few reminders of the bygone days of Norwegian hegemony in Bay Ridge — the annual Miss Norway of Greater New York pageant — returns on April 4. Comment

Yet another mugging!

Crime: Another week, yet another mugging. Plus other crime news from Bay Ridge’s 68th Precinct. Comments (2)

Sexy Alyssa Milano hits homer with her baseball book — yes, a baseball book

Books: Everyone wants to get to second base with Alyssa Milano, which makes sense because the sexy star loves baseball, too. She’ll be reading from her new baseball book next week in Bay Ridge. Comments (3)
The Brooklyn Public Library is closing the book on Bay Ridge readers, shuttering the neighborhood’s second branch library for renovations even before repairs to the first one are finished. Comments (8)

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