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1 86th Street Chevrolet To Be Torn Down, Reopened By New Owner In 2016

The 86th Street Chevrolet (1575 86th Street) closed its doors Friday and will soon be torn down to make room for a new building, following a change of ownership. John Iacono, who owns dealerships all over the city including four in Bay Ridge, confirmed that he bought the location from previous owner John Manganelli in November. Iacono shared some of…


Transportation
0 A Quarter Of All Subway Trains Arrive Late

In news that will surprise no one, a lot of the city’s subways aren’t showing up on time — and it’s only gotten worse. The MTA just released some statistics that show you’re not going crazy when you think you’re waiting far too long for the next D train. According to NBC New York, the report says that…




Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Bare Trees, Cloudy Skies

Sometimes all you need to do is look up. As seen from Bay 22nd Street. 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!



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0 Happy Hanukkah From Corner Media & Bensonhurst Bean!

It’s Hanukkah! That time of year when we Jews like to spend time with family and friends, get presents, and gorge ourselves on latkes, jelly donuts, and other deep-fried goodies. If you have little humans in your life, then you should definitely check out our roundup of local, kid-friendly, Hanukkah festivities. If not, well, we hope…



News & Features
0 Ban On Trashing TVs, Computers & More Starts In 2015

Beginning in 2015, New York will ban curbside disposal of certain electronic equipment, including computers, televisions, video game consoles, iPods, and more. Part of the New York State Electronic Equipment Recycling and Reuse Act, which was enacted in 2010 with a goal of keeping potentially harmful electronics out of the waste stream and be recycled or…


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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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Pee-Wee’s Playhouse Is In Gravesend & It’s On The Market For Just $899k

This funhouse is proof that money can’t buy taste. The Gravesend three-bedroom has been on the market for over three months. The Barbie pink exterior might have almost worked if the owners had considered sticking to one theme, but unfortunately, the inside is nothing short of an aesthetic nightmare. From the velour-covered kitchen stools to the checkered…

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Watch Out For This Crook Swiping Packages From Porches Before The Holidays

Ah, the holidays! That time of year when we buy each other gifts and order a ton of crap on Amazon. That time of year when criminals come out of the woodwork and take advantage of our good will and cheer. Last year, around holiday time, we wrote about a woman caught on a security camera tailing…