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0 Happy Holidays From Assemblyman Bill Colton & Staff!

Assemblyman Bill Colton, District Leaders, Nancy Tong and Charles Ragusa and our entire staff wish you HAPPY CHANUKAH, MERRY CHRISTMAS and a most HAPPY AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR. Holidays are a time for family and friends to reflect on their values and traditions, and their hopes and goals. It is also a time to reach…


News & Features
0 Sign The Petition To Make Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk A Scenic Landmark

Earlier this month, we reported that Councilman Mark Treyger moved to make the historic Riegelmann Boardwalk a scenic landmark – a ditch effort to save it from a city project to replace the boardwalk’s wooden planks with cement, that began in November. Now the councilman turning to the public for help. Treyger and Councilman Chaim Deutsch launched a petition…


Transportation
0 Skips On The D/N & More Bensonhurst Subway Service Changes

Below you’ll find early week subway service changes for the D, N, F, and R lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. D LINE Norwood-bound D trains and Astoria-bound N trains skip 25 St, Prospect Av, 4 Av-9 St and Union St Late Nights, 11:45pm-5am, Monday, December…



News & Features
0 Video: In Bensonhurst, An Increasing Demand For Bilingual Ambulance Workers

By Kimberly Conner In medical emergencies, every second counts. Michael Marquez, corporate president of Bensonhurst Volunteer Ambulance Service (8310 17th Avenue), says that language barriers are common obstacles facing emergency medical workers serving the local community. Earlier this month, we reported on a 9-year-old girl who was struck by a car on Avenue U near McDonald Avenue.…


Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Dyker Heights Lights

Stay tuned for more of Vincent’s fabulous photos of the neighborhood, to be published right here on Bensonhurst Bean. 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
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
4 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…


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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.