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Real Estate
0 Check Out These Bensonhurst Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a new place to call home? Bensonhurst Bean has got you covered. If you’re house hunting, our open house roundup is a new feature to help you plan your weekend. And if you know of a great place on the market or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact advertising [at] sheepsheadbites [dot]…



News & Features
3 Pols In Brooklyn And Staten Island Boycott MTA’s Verrazano Bridge Celebration

Several elected officials from both sides of the bridge say they are boycotting today’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, due to the MTA’s proposed fare hike, which would raise the bridge’s cash toll to $16. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo are among those who said they won’t attend stating, “there is…


Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: 86th Street

Long exposure shot under the D train. 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
0 Suspect Wanted In Purse-Snatching At TJ Maxx On 86th Street

Police are searching for a suspect who they believe snatched a teen’s pocketbook at a TJ Maxx store on 86th Street this month. The female suspect is accused of taking the purse from a bench at the store, located 502 86 Street, at around 5pm on Saturday, November 8. Police say the 15-year-old female victim briefly she stepped away from…



News & Features
0 Local Pols Call Proposed Plastic Bag Fee An Unfair Burden

The first City Council hearing on a proposed mandatory fee for plastic bags at grocery stores and supermarkets took place yesterday, and it’s already proving to be one of the most divisive issues to come before the usually lockstep Council body. Capital New York reports: The bill, Intro. 209, is being championed by Council members…


News & Features
0 Photo Of The Day: Deposit Required

A shoemaker’s workspace in sepia. Located at 2810 Harway Avenue. 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
7 Police Warn of Scam Artists Targeting Elderly Asian Women

A team of scam artists is targeting elderly Asian women in Bensonhurst and Bath Beach, police warned at the 62nd Precinct’s Community Council meeting yesterday. On November 5, three woman approached a 74-year-old woman at a restaurant on 86th street and 24th Avenue and offered to bless her money and valuables to rid them of evil spirits, making…


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Food Stuffs: Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House

Food Stuffs is a column exploring the gastronomic landscape of Bensonhurst and the surrounding neighborhoods. Each entry will cover anything and everything even remotely related to food because here in Bensonhurst, food is always news. Despite the nondescript pink sign and literal name, Hand Pull Noodle & Dumpling House, located in the heart of Bensonhurst (7201 18th Avenue), is…

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Check Out These Bensonhurst Open Houses This Weekend

Looking for a new place to call home? Bensonhurst Bean has got you covered. If you’re house hunting, our open house roundup is a new feature to help you plan your weekend. And if you know of a great place on the market or are a broker representing a property you want included, contact advertising [at] sheepsheadbites [dot]…

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Burglar Hits 11 Churches In Southwest Brooklyn, Leaves Jacket

Police are searching for a burglar they say has robbed churches all over Brooklyn, including one in Bensonhurst, just in time for the holidays. The suspect broke into a total of 11 churches in Bay Ridge, Sunset Park, and Bensonhurst in the last two months, usually in the early afternoon, stealing cash, laptops, a camera, and keys, cops say. The…