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0 Bensonhurst Apartment Rental Roundup: Flying Solo

Looking for a new studio or one bedroom to call home? Bensonhurst Bean has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now–and this week, we’re aiming to get you out of your current place with that guy you’re pretty sure eats his own toenails. If you…




Bits & Pieces
2 Photo Of The Day: Stripes & Stars

Can you guess which subway stop this is? 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 newsletter!


Police & Fire
5 Cops Nab Serial Church Thief Shortly After Break-In

Police say they have caught the thief who has been ripping off houses of worship all over Southwest Brooklyn – including one in Bensonhurst. Back in November, we reported that a burglar robbed Church of the Holy Spirit at 8117 Bay Parkway – among at least 11 other churches – making off with an HP laptop and cash. Well, it seems…



Events
0 Saturday: Annual Living Nativity Display At New Utrecht Reformed Church (Plus A Petting Zoo!)

This one is sure to be popular with the 10-and-under crowd. Our friends at the New Utrecht Reformed Church (1827 84th Street) are putting on their annual Living Nativity display this weekend – featuring real people and live animals. The scene will take place on Saturday, December 20, from 2:30pm to 5:30pm, on the front lawn of the New Utrecht Church sanctuary, located at 18th…



Events
0 Reaching-Out Community Services Urgently Needs More Toys For Operation Christmas Smiles

This holiday season, teach your kids about the greatest gift of all: helping others who are less fortunate. There are many children in our neighborhoods whose parents can’t afford to buy them presents. Luckily, a wonderful charity, Reaching-Out Community Services (RCS), has organized one of the largest toy drives in Brooklyn. The toys will be distributed at their “Operation Christmas…


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Get Your Spicy Food Fix At La Granja For NYC’s First Peruvian Restaurant Week

We are a little late in the game, but this year, December 8-19 was officially declared New York City’s Peruvian Picante Restaurant Week by the city’s Trade Commission of Peru and LatinLover Food & Travel Magazine. Eight of the best Peruvian restaurants across the city are offering spicy prix fixe menus infused with aji amarillo, the yellow chili…

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Bensonhurst Apartment Rental Roundup: Flying Solo

Looking for a new studio or one bedroom to call home? Bensonhurst Bean has got you covered. Our rental roundup is a new feature showcasing some of the deals on the market now–and this week, we’re aiming to get you out of your current place with that guy you’re pretty sure eats his own toenails. If you…

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62nd Precinct Crime Statistics: 12/1/2014 – 12/7/2014

CompStat reports are produced by the New York Police Department on a weekly basis. We publish the week’s statistics for the 62nd Precinct reports every Friday. The 62nd Precinct is the police command responsible for Bensonhurst and Bath Beach.