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0 Happy Thanksgiving From Bensonhurst Bean!

We at Bensonhurst Bean would like to wish everyone a lovely Thanksgiving filled with turkey, stuffing, pumpkin pie, family, friends, and maybe even a turkey made out of cake like the one pictured above! Allegedly, we are in for quite a snowfall, so dress warmly, and stay safe on those slippery roads if you have travel plans. If you…


Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: ‘Tis The Season…

…for plaid scarves. #DykerHeights 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!


News & Features
1 Teenagers Volunteer To Clean Up Streets Of Bensonhurst & Bath Beach

The neighborhood looking a little shinier lately thanks to some community-minded kids. Groups of teenagers from neighborhood schools joined Assemblyman William Colton and Councilman Mark Treyger on Saturday, November 22 to help clean up large stretches of 86th Street, Bay Parkway, and Bath Avenue. The event was the third of its kind this year – part of…


Police & Fire
0 Burglar Hits 11 Churches In Southwest Brooklyn, Leaves Jacket

Police are searching for a burglar they say has robbed churches all over Brooklyn, including one in Bensonhurst, just in time for the holidays. The suspect broke into a total of 11 churches in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, and Bensonhurst in the last two months, usually in the early afternoon, stealing cash, laptops, a camera, and keys, cops say. The…


News & Features
0 Staying Local For T-Day? Here’s What You Need To Know

Thursday, November 27 is Thanksgiving, and if you’re headed out of town, here’s hoping your travels are safe and easy despite the crummy weather. If you’re sticking around the neighborhood, here’s some information you might need to know: Government Offices, Parking, And Sanitation Government offices, post offices, public libraries, courts, and the Department of Motor…


Events
0 Today: St. Peter Catholic Academy Students Organize Thanksgiving Food Drive & Prayer Service

The students of Saint Peter Catholic Academy (8401 23rd Avenue) will host a special Thanksgiving prayer service today at 11am – and they are inviting all southwest Brooklyn parishioners. The service, which will take place at Saint Mary, Mother of Jesus Parish (2326 84th Street), concludes two weeks of Thanksgiving-themed events at the Academy, including a school-wide food drive…


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1 Woof! Neighborhood Dogs Try Out New & Improved Dyker Beach Park Dog Run

The neighborhood just got a little more dog-friendly. The abandoned yard on the northwest corner of Dyker Beach Golf Course has long been used by locals as an unofficial dog run, but today, after being closed for a full year, the area has been transformed into a perfect play space for pups. About 20 dogs and their owners came out today for a ribbon-cutting event…



Food & Nightlife
3 Food Stuffs: Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House

Food Stuffs is a column exploring the gastronomic landscape of Bensonhurst and the surrounding neighborhoods. Each entry will cover anything and everything even remotely related to food because here in Bensonhurst, food is always news. Despite the nondescript pink sign and literal name, Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House, located in the heart of Bensonhurst (7201 18th Avenue), is…


News & Features
0 Catch A Ride On The Nostalgia Train

If you’re looking for fun outside of the neighborhood this weekend, and have a young (or old) train fan in your life, be sure to catch the MTA’s Holiday Nostalgia Train, running along the M line between 2nd Avenue and Queens Plaza on Sundays (10am to 5pm) through December 28. The cars, originally in service between…


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Food Stuffs: Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House

Food Stuffs is a column exploring the gastronomic landscape of Bensonhurst and the surrounding neighborhoods. Each entry will cover anything and everything even remotely related to food because here in Bensonhurst, food is always news. Despite the nondescript pink sign and literal name, Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House, located in the heart of Bensonhurst (7201 18th Avenue), is…

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Check Out These Bensonhurst Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a new place to call home? Bensonhurst Bean has got you covered. If you’re house hunting, our open house roundup is a new feature to help you plan your weekend. And if you know of a great place on the market or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact advertising [at] sheepsheadbites [dot]…

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Burglar Hits 11 Churches In Southwest Brooklyn, Leaves Jacket

Police are searching for a burglar they say has robbed churches all over Brooklyn, including one in Bensonhurst, just in time for the holidays. The suspect broke into a total of 11 churches in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, and Bensonhurst in the last two months, usually in the early afternoon, stealing cash, laptops, a camera, and keys, cops say. The…