Events
0 Saturday: Movie Night In McKinley Park

After the last movie night in Bensonhurst Park was cut short on account of rain, Councilman Vincent Gentile and NIA are teaming up again, this time for a movie night in McKinley Park on Saturday, July 25. Games, face-painting, and other family friendly activities…


Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Smooth Sailing

We’ve been having some perfect boat weather lately. A lovely shot of Gravesend Bay by neighbor Den Schwartz. 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,…






Police & Fire
1 Woman Swipes $120 From Gravesend Home

Police are looking for a woman they say broke into a Gravesend home and grabbed a fistful of cash last week. The victim, a 40-year-old man, found the suspect in his 28th Avenue home on Tuesday, July 14, at 1:45pm, cops said. After the…


Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Bird’s Eye

A spectacular bird’s-eye view of Bensonhurst Park, snapped by neighbor Den Schwartz. 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…




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Grand Opening: Yaya Tea Garden Coming Soon To 86th Street

Yaya Tea Garden — a café that sells in freshly brewed bubble tea — is set to open up its second location at 2320 86th Street on Sunday, July 26. Yaya Tea’s Chinatown location, which is pulls 200 to 300 customers a day, is known for infusing teas with various jellies and distictive popping boba pearls. The cafe…

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This Weekend’s Bensonhurst Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting Bensonhurst (and surrounding areas) open house listings for this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 1747 West 2nd Street List Price: $799,000; $381, annual taxes Size: Three bedrooms, one bathroom, two partial bathrooms Details: Grab this amazing place — because one of the half bathrooms has a bidet! I…

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More Gang Graffiti Found On Walls Of 86th Street Marshalls

More gang-related graffiti has been spotted around the neighborhood, this time on the walls of Marshalls on 86th Street near Bay 19th Street. The white markings read “86 LRZ” and in smaller letters “La Raza” referring to an 86th Street branch of the Mexican La Raza gang that dominates Coney Island. A tipster, who asked to remain anonymous,…