Oct 222013
Reminder: Great Bay Ridge Debate Is Tonight

POLITICS – The final scheduled debate between 43rd City Council District candidates will take place tonight (October 22, 2013), as the Bay Ridge Community Council hosts The Great Bay Ridge Debate at the Holy Angels Catholic Academy (337 74th Street).

Oct 142013
Eco-Dock Opening Set For Thursday

PARKS: The Bay Ridge Community Eco Dock is set to open this Thursday (October 17, 2013) at a ceremony at 11am, according to a notice from the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance (MWA). As a Parks Department program, the central mission of the dock at the end of the 69th Street pier is to provide recreational access to the water for residents.

Oct 132013
It’s My Park Day For Shore Road, Owl’s Head Parks Is This Saturday

PARKS: New York’s citywide twice-annual volunteer cleanup event, It’s My Park Day, will take place this spring this coming Saturday (October 19, 2013). The Shore Road Parks Conservancy is participating, and is encouraging people to show up at one of its workgroups in six locations throughout the Shore Road and Owl’s Head Parks.

Oct 082013
Video: Vincent Gentile, John Quaglione Square Off At Dyker Heights Debate

POLITICS: On October 7, City Councilmember Vincent Gentile and his Republican opponent, John Quaglione, faced each other in a fiery debate hosted by the Dyker Heights Civic Association, where they hit each other on their ability to bring funding back to the district and fielded several questions about crime and public safety.

Sep 192013
Debate Season To Begin For Council Candidates Gentile, Quaglione

POLITICS: The 43rd City Council district has been relatively quiet during the primary election season. That will change in October, when candidates Vincent Gentile and John Quaglione will face off against each other in three debates and a candidates’ forum.