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The neighborhood looking a little shinier lately thanks to some community-minded kids. Groups of teenagers from neighborhood schools joined Assemblyman William Colton and Councilman Mark Treyger on Saturday, November 22 to help clean up large stretches of 86th Street, Bay Parkway, and Bath Avenue. The event was the third of its kind this year – part of…

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Five servings of vegetables. (Spotted on Bay Parkway and Bath 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!

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The trash of  Bensonhurst has become something of an unwanted neighbor over the last few years. Last year the Department of Sanitation issued fewer  tickets to residents who illegally dump their home trash in the public bins than in previous years. Around that same time, Bensonhurst Bean reader Carmela sent us disgusting pictures of trash on…

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Subway riders gasping for air while climbing the five flights of stairs at the New Utrecht Avenue subway station are getting some sweet relief… in about five years. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that the MTA is constructing an elevator at the station that should be operational sometime in 2019, just in time to…

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It is no great revelation that outerborough neighborhoods are becoming increasingly filth-addled, but it doesn’t mean we have to stand for it. Bensonhurst Bean reader Carmela sent us some horrible photographs she took along Bay Parkway outside the N train station near 67th Street with the following message: This photo was taken this morning (and…

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A 79-year-old woman was killed around 9 p.m. last night when she was struck by a car while trying to cross the street. According to a report by Gothamist, King Fong was killed crossing west on Bay Parkway near 72nd Street in Bensonhurst. Police believe that Fong did not have the right of way while…

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Don’t forget: this Sunday sees the return of the 86th Street Festival! Today and Saturday may see rain all day, but it’s supposed to be warm on Sunday with only a chance – just a chance! – of showers. So hit the streets, listen to live music by Frankie Marra and His Band, check out…

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YOU READ IT HERE FIRST: Judging from the amount of e-mails and messages we’ve received about it, it’s the question on everyone’s mind: when will this year’s 86th Street Festival take place? Well, event organizer Chip Cafiero informed us today that the 15th annual festival takes place on Sunday, June 9, from 11 a.m. to 5…

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