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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…



Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Love Notes

The wall at Kung Fu Tea (2174 86th 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!


Food & Nightlife
1 Food Stuffs: Pipe Your Own Cannoli At Cannoli Plus

With the holidays fast approaching and parties to plan, I figured I’d make a pit stop at Cannoli Plus today – a bakery that specializes in the festive Italian desert. The bakery located at 6903 New Utrecht Avenue is not much to look at from the outside, but if you close your eyes, the plumes of sweet cannoli smoke…


Events
0 Happy Hanukkah! Here’s Where To Take The Kids

Happy Hanukkah to all of our Jewish readers! The Festival of Lights officially begins tomorrow night, December 16. In other words, it’s time to break out the old menorah, a frying pan, the potato grater, and dive into eight days of gifts, gelt, heroic tales, deep-fried foods, and song. But Hanukkah is not complete without a Hanukkah bash, and…


Transportation
0 Bensonhurst Subway Service Changes: F That

Below you’ll find early week subway service changes for the D, N, R, and F lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. Starting Wednesday: F LINE F trains run every 20 minutes between Avenue X and Stillwell Av; trains from Manhattan skip Avenue U Days,…




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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.