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News & Features Car-accident
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Two cabs crashed into each other in Bath Beach yesterday, causing quite a commotion. At around 3pm, a loud slam rang out, prompting neighbors to come out of their homes. Residents said that two competing car services – one Bay Express and the other unmarked – had collided on the corner of Bath Avenue and Bay 26th Street. A witness…

Bits & Pieces
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The above photo, courtesy of David Tan, shows foot-tapping commuters waiting for the next Coney Island bound D Train on the elevated platform of the 62nd Street Station. It was taken on August 13, 2011, using a Canon A-1 armed with Kodak Ultra Max 400 film.

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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. Top Ten Most Outrageous Things JoAnn From Bensonhurst Has Said [The Stir] Census Numbers For City Won’t Change, Bureau Says [New York Times] Brooklyn, In Thick…

Police & Fire
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Reader Rob Abruzzese snapped these pics late last night at the corner of Bay 29th Street and Benson Avenue. Rob says he was woken up at around 2:30 a.m. by the sound of breaking glass. “I went out to see what was going on and there were about 10-15 fire trucks and police cars responding…

Bits & Pieces
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This week’s image comes courtesy of reader Soo Koon Lee, who writes that “the dissonance of this photo is pretty funny.” Here at Bensonhurst Bean, we were quite shocked to learn that in these tough economic times, even the famous chef character seen on pizza boxes has to moonlight in order to make ends meet.…

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This photo, by Retrofresh! via Flickr, is timeless and just about perfect in its depiction of what could be one of dozens of random corner stores in Bensonhurst. Got any interesting images of Bensonhurst? Send them to jteutonico [at] BensonhurstBean [dot] com, or simply tag your Flickr photos Bensonhurst Bean. If you’re using Flickr, please…

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One tough-looking rooster at Poly Prep Country Day School (9216 7th Ave) in Dyker Heights. Photo courtesy of David Tan. Got any interesting images of Bensonhurst? Send them to jteutonico [at] bensonhurstbean [dot] com or tag your Flickr photos Bensonhurst Bean. If you’re using Flickr, please be sure to upload your work with Some Rights…

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The above photo wasn’t taken in Manhattan or Brownstone Brooklyn. It was taken right here on Cropsey Avenue and Bay 22nd Street. This image proves that there are plenty of gorgeous, neglected old buildings and hand painted signs in Southern Brooklyn just waiting for someone’s tender loving care to restore them to their former glory.…

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The above photo – which was taken alongside the Belt Parkway – comes courtesy of the very talented David Tan, who used a Konica Autoreflex T3 with Kodak Gold 200 film. Got any interesting images of Bensonhurst? Send them to jteutonico [at] bensonhurstbean [dot] com or tag your Flickr photos Bensonhurst Bean. If you’re using…

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