Browsing: 81st street

News & Features
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It is difficult for any city public park to remain perfectly clean, and Milestone Park has not been an exception to this rule. A group of volunteers decided to do something about it and the Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that they took up their brooms and garbage bags and set about sweeping out all…

Arts & Culture
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So while we had a little snafu getting the name “Bensonhurst Bean” into the segment, they did manage to make me look fairly knowledgeable about neighborhood architecture in between all the Three Stooges impersonations. In the above video, yours truly pounds the pavement with veteran TV reporter Chauncey Howell and an excellent camera man whose…

News & Features
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This is Bensonhurst Bean’s monthly blogwrap, where we highlight some of the stories that have affected Bensonhurst over the last month, as covered by both local and mainstream media. City Slams Calko – Again!  [Brooklyn Daily] Greater New York Ice Hockey League Assists Bensonhurst Food Pantry [Brooklyn Daily] Accessible, From All Four Corners Of The…

Police & Fire
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Borough President Marty Markowitz has just announced on his Facebook page that the Christa McAuliffe School/I.S. 187 evacuation center is currently full. Anyone planning to go there should instead proceed to a secondary location set up at the Dyker Heights School/I.S. 201 (8010 12th Avenue), located at 12th Avenue between 80th Street and 81st Street.…

Events
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The flea market at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit will be coming back to Bay Parkway, beginning two Saturdays from now, on September 3. Bensonhurst Bean visited the biweekly event in May for some browsing and a little bit of buying. We had a great time and look forward to checking it out…