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

By Kimberly Connor 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…




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…


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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.