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News & Features
0 Weekend Reading: Brooklyn Stories You May Have Missed

After a busy week, here’s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! We’ve pulled together some of our favorite recent stories from our site and our sister sites, as well as some other fascinating pieces that are worth a read this weekend: A pharmacy that’s been on…


Business
3 Rendering Of Sleek New Chevrolet Building Coming To 86th Street In 2016

Rendering of the new 86th Street Chevrolet courtesy of John Iocono Earlier this week, we reported that 86th Street Chevrolet (1575 86th Street) is changing hands and getting ripped down, but is expected be reopened by new owner John Iocono in 2016. We wrote: “It’s going to be exactly what it is right now, but with a brand-new, state-of-the-art…


Real Estate
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…


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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.