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Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011

Carmine says ‘Buy American!’

Sunday Screech: In this week’s Sunday Screech, Carmines’s tired of big-box retailers selling Chinese merchandise! Comments (13)

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011

Plane annoying! Ridge man maddened by interference on boob tube

Bay Ridge: Allen Bortnick says low-flying aircrafts are making it impossible for him to enjoy “Wheel of Fortune.” Comments (21)

What a load! Ridgites mad over Fourth Avenue ‘No Parking’ zone

Bay Ridge: The city is slamming drivers with $100 tickets for parking in a Fourth Avenue “loading zone” during the day — even though some signs actually indicate that parking is legal! Comments (12)

Get used to the Gowanus!

Bay Ridge: State kills plans for tunnel, says highway is here to stay Comments (7)

Gowanus Expressway: History of a highway

Bay Ridge: 1939: Construction starts. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011

Slashed! Dozens of cars left flat in Ridge after tire shop pamphlets area

Bay Ridge: A vandal went on a tire-slashing rampage overnight on Monday, stranding more than three dozen cars on 71st and 72nd streets — and residents say that the carnage came a day after a Park Slope tire shop plastered the area with business cards. Comments (17)

Barron makes the fight against Rep. Ed Towns a three-way

Bay Ridge: Firebrand Councilman Charles Barron has joined the battle to unseat 30-year Rep. Ed Towns — adding another big name candidate to the 2012 race. Comments (8)

Thief uses a ladder!

Bay Ridge: Plus the other crimes from Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights’s 68th Precinct. Comment

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011

‘Shore’ thing: Neighbors say Ridge road’s a crash zone

Mean Streets: Shore Road has become a demolition derby where speeding cars careen out of control and crash into parked vehicles as they try to negotiate a blind curve, and it’s only a matter of time before someone gets hurt, say neighbors who want the city to slow the cars down. Comments (22)

Monday, Nov. 28, 2011

Feds drop case against Kruger ‘crony’

Bay Ridge: The U.S. Attorney has found that Brooklyn real estate baron Aaron Malinsky paid, but didn’t play, with scandal-tarred state Sen. Carl Kruger. Comment

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