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Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013

Testing the water! Ferry pilot program launches from Brooklyn Army Terminal

Bay Ridge: More than 120 people rode the ferry from the Brooklyn Army Terminal into Manhattan on Aug. 5, the first day of a four-week pilot program — but authorities could not say whether that number is high enough to keep the boat afloat past Labor Day. Comments (2)

Knife-wielding thug holds up man for cash, phone

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

NYPD: Man attacks woman on 84th St.

Bay Ridge: The assault leads this week’s 68th Precinct police blotter. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013

King me! Carmine says things would be different if he were in charge of England

Sunday Screech: This week, Bensonhurst royalty tells them how it should be done on the other side of the pond. Comments (7)

Friday, Aug. 2, 2013

Ramadan Kareem! Fifth Avenue store serves up free dinner

Bay Ridge: Ramadan in the Ridge! Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Friendly R-eminder — MTA to cut train service to Manhattan Aug. 2

Bay Ridge: Starting on Aug. 2, the Metropolitan Transit Authority will cut off R train service between Bay Ridge and Manhattan for more than a year to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy. But short-term relief is in store for Aug. 5, with a one-month trial of ferry service from 58th Street in Sunset Park. Comments (17)

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