News & Features
1 Brighton Beach And Bensonhurst Healthcare Workers Caught Up In Massive “Free Sneaker” Medicaid Fraud That Preyed On Low-Income Victims

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=weu06i_zzzw&feature=youtu.be Several Bensonhurst and Brighton Beach healthcare professionals were indicted today following a massive undercover healthcare fraud investigation. The 199-count indictment, which names 23 defendants – including nine doctors – alleges they they lured “patients” from low-income neighborhoods, homeless shelters, and welfare offices…


Announcements
0 Join Us On Twitter As We Live-Tweet Tonight’s Debate

Can’t make tonight’s congressional debate in Bay Ridge? We’ve got you covered. Bensonhurst Bean reporter Kimberly Conner will be there, live-tweeting and offering commentary on the showdown between Republican District Attorney Daniel Donovan, Democrat Vincent Gentile, and Green Party candidate James…





Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Old McDonald Had A Cow

Spotted on McDonald Avenue. As far as we know, this mom and calf have no relation to the Seth Low Junior High School cow. Take any photos in Bensonhurst recently? Send them to editor@bensonhurstbean.com, or tag them #Bensonhurst on Instagram, and…





Police & Fire
0 Kings Highway Liquor Store Robbed At Gunpoint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3o6EIlWtuo&feature=youtu.be Police are looking for a man they say robbed a Kings Highway liquor store over the weekend. The suspect entered G & H Wine and Liquor Store, located at 490 Kings Highway, near McDonald Avenue, at 8pm on Friday, March 27, flashed a…


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Grand Opening: Bella Napoli Serves Brick-Oven Pizza ‘By The Inch’ On Bay Parkway

A Neapolitan-style brick-oven pizzeria is open for business on Bay Parkway, taking the spot of another popular pizza joint. Over 80 guests came out to celebrate the March 20 grand opening of the family-owned Bella Napoli (7116 Bay Parkway), which serves pizza and calzones exactly the way the foods are made in Naples, Italy. For example, pizza is sold by…

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This Weekend’s Bensonhurst Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening in and around Bensonhurst this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 1840 85th Street List Price: $988,000 Size: Four+ bedrooms, three bathrooms, split over two units Details: This place seems like far and away the standard house in the best condition this week (though it’s on…

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Skeletal Human Remains Found In Calvert Vaux Park

Another grisly discovery was made in Calvert Vaux Park, near where birdwatchers recently found a badly decomposed hand lying face-up in the sand. Three teens discovered a ribcage and spinal cord in the brush where they went to urinate on a recent Sunday trip, prompting police to scour the area and find more body parts, reports DNAinfo,…