0 Pre-K Applications Are Now Open Through April 24

Pre-kindergarten enrollment season is here again. Beginning yesterday and ending Friday, April 24, pre-k applications are being accepted for the 2015-2016 school year, from parents of any child born in 2011 and currently residing in New York City. The Department of…

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0 Photo Of The Day: 86th Street Trolley

Circa 1934. Take any photos in Bensonhurst recently? Send them to, 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!

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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.