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Several elected officials from both sides of the bridge say they are boycotting today’s 50th anniversary celebration for the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, due to the MTA’s proposed fare hike, which would raise the bridge’s cash toll to $16. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo are among those who said they won’t attend stating, “there is…

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I probably sound like a broken record at this point, but the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge is turning 50 on Friday, and there are anniversary parties happening all over the Brooklyn and Staten Island all week. For many of us in southwest Brooklyn, the bridge is a fixture our lives. It is a landmark, a major commuting artery, a photographer’s…

News & Features

By Bailey Wolff The Bay Ridge Real Estate Board hosted a “Meet the Candidates Event” Wednesday night at the Dyker Heights Golf Course. Present at the forum was four-term incumbent of the 46th District, Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, and his opponent, first time political hopeful, Stamatis Lilikakis. Vice President of the Bay Ridge Real Estate Board Aldo Iemma…

News & Features

The following is a press release from Councilman Vincent Gentile: Starting next week you’ll have even more access to Deputy Leader Councilman Vincent J. Gentile and his hardworking staff. Councilman Gentile, acknowledging that not everyone can stop by his office during the day, is announcing late night hours in his new office every Wednesday. Starting…

Police & Fire

Cops are turning to the public in their hunt for an alleged groper, who pinned a woman to a public bench and slid his hand up her skirt before running off into the night. The attack occurred just before 11 p.m. on Wednesday, July 16. As the 35-year-old woman walked down 3rd Avenue near 95th…

Education Photo by Teri Brennan

The waters around New York City were once home to a thriving population of oysters, which served an important ecological role. After virtually disappearing in the 20th century, several efforts are underway to bring the species back. Students of John Dewey High School (50 Avenue X) Marine Science program are on the front-lines of the…

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