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0 Photo Of The Day: Red Light, Green Light, 123

Isn’t 86th Street beautiful at night? 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…



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1 MTA Board Approves Citywide Toll & Fare Hikes

Commuting anywhere in this city is about to get a little bit pricier. The Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) board has decided to raise single-fare subway rides from $2.50 to $2.75 on March 22. As planned, unlimited monthly MetroCards will increase from $112 to $116.50, and weekly…






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0 Photo Of The Day: Flying High

Another incredible view of Bensonhurst and the southern coast of Brooklyn, by 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,…



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Cafe At Your Mother-In-Law Serves Home-Style Foods From Korea, Uzbekistan & Beyond

Tucked into 19th Avenue, just off of 86th Street, Cafe At Your Mother-in-Law’s orange sign is easy to miss if you don’t read Russian (the English letters read “Eddie Fancy Foods”). Aside from a refrigerator displaying fresh salads, the wood-paneled store does feel like it could easily be your mother-in-law’s kitchen. There is one small dining table, and another…

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This Weekend’s Bensonhurst Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening around Bensonhurst this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 2720 86th Street List Price: $588,000, $240 common charges Size: Three bedrooms, two bathrooms Details: No interior photos are available for this 1,200-plus sq ft condo, but an exterior rendering of the 2011 development shows a classic…

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62nd Precinct Crime Statistics: 1/12/2015 – 1/18/2015

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.