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0 Photo Of The Day: Summer Thrills

Have you ridden The Thunderbolt yet this season? Take any photos in Bensonhurst recently? Send them to editor@bensonhurstbean.com, or tag them #Bensonhurst on Instagram, and we’ll post them here. Also, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and subscribe to our daily…



News & Features
0 Diane Savino Bill Takes On ‘Subway Grinders’

Senator Diane Savino is cracking down on sleezy straphangers. The senator passed her “subway grinder” bill today which creates a felony charge for anyone who sexually assault commuters on public transportation. “The disturbing trend where perverts grind and grope straphangers on crowded subways, buses…



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10 Times Food Critic Robert Sietsema Obsessed Over Bensonhurst Cuisine

If there is one thing Bensonhurst has an abundance of, it’s old-timey charm. So it should come as no surprise that one of the neighborhood’s many pizza shops, Bad Boys Pizza at 2313 86th Street (as well as two great Bay Ridge spots), made Eater’s roundup of “Great Old-Fashioned Neighborhood Pizzerias.” Legendary food critic Robert Sietsema — formerly of the Village…

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Bensonhurst Apartment Rental Roundup: Flying Solo

Looking for a new place to call home? We’ve rounded up a bunch of intriguing Bensonhurst apartment listings — and since a sweltering summer’s just around the bend, we’re focusing this week on studios and one bedrooms where you can hang around sans pants without the judgmental gaze of a roommate. Take a look at the details on…

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Guilty! Kenny Chen’s Killer Convicted Of All Charges

Justice has been served for Kenny Chen’s killer, who fatally stabbed the Bath Beach teen on June 9, 2013. Peter Sedeno, 21, was convicted Tuesday, May 19, of all counts, including manslaughter and gang assault, following a jury trial, say prosecutors. During the trial it was revealed that Chen had been trying to prevent a fight between his…