Police & Fire
0 Infant Girl Injured In Bath Beach Fire

A baby girl was rushed to the hospital after being carried out of a burning Bath Beach home by her barefoot father last night. The blaze, which started on the top floor of a three-story residence located at 8796 19th Avenue, was called…

Bits & Pieces
0 Photo Of The Day: Then And Now

Some things will never change. Like this unusual house on 85th Street which looks almost as it did back in 1959. Take any photos in Bensonhurst recently? Send them to editor@bensonhurstbean.com, or tag them #Bensonhurst on Instagram, and we’ll post them here.…

Site News
0 Now Hiring: Help Us Build Great Brooklyn Media

We’re currently growing, and we’d love to add some new staff members to our crew! If you are passionate about the Brooklyn neighborhoods that we cover, please get in touch about the possibilities for full-time and contributing writer opportunities, and a digital advertising…

Food & Nightlife
0 5 Best Bowls Of Chicken Soup In Bensonhurst

Few foods are more comforting than a bowl of piping hot chicken soup.  With its antibiotic properties and rejuvenating powers, chicken soup has been known to prevent the onset of seasonal illness while conjuring happy memories of Grandma’s home cooking. With a winter…

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Grand Opening: Bella Napoli Serves Brick-Oven Pizza ‘By The Inch’ On Bay Parkway

A Neapolitan-style brick-oven pizzeria is open for business on Bay Parkway, taking the spot of another popular pizza joint. Over 80 guests came out to celebrate the March 20 grand opening of the family-owned Bella Napoli (7116 Bay Parkway), which serves pizza and calzones exactly the way the foods are made in Naples, Italy. For example, pizza is sold by…


This Weekend’s Bensonhurst Open House Picks

We’ve rounded up some of the more interesting open houses happening in and around Bensonhurst this weekend. Any thoughts on these places? 1840 85th Street List Price: $988,000 Size: Four+ bedrooms, three bathrooms, split over two units Details: This place seems like far and away the standard house in the best condition this week (though it’s on…


62nd Precinct Crime Statistics: 3/9/2015 – 3/15/2015

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.