BUSINESS: According to public records, the owners of Noveau [8214 3rd Ave] filed for bankruptcy with the Eastern District of New York on April 26.
NEWS: In yet another bar fight involving first responders in Bay Ridge, two NYPD officers have been suspended without pay after one allegedly pointed his gun at a group of women before firing a shot into the air. Officer Lester Sanchez of East New York’s 75th Precinct was arrested following the incident, which took place in the early morning hours of Saturday, March 9, at AM Bar [7221 3rd Ave], notes the Daily News.
EVENTS: Last Friday State Senator Marty Golden announced plans for this year’s Halloween Walk on his senate website.
Bay Ridge’s annual Ragamuffin Parade, which is now in its 46th year, will march along 3rd Avenue from 76th Street to 92nd Street on September 29, 2012. This year’s honorees include Arlene Figaro, Headmistress of Bay Ridge’s Visitation Academy [8902 Ridge Boulevard], and John Abi-Habib, President and CEO of MSI Computers.
The accompanying image, which comes courtesy of talented local photographer David Tan, shows two bagpipers who managed to score a gig at the Summer Stroll on Third Avenue.
It was taken on July 27, 2012 using a Canon A-1 with Kodak Ekatr 100 film.
To see more of David’s praise-worthy work, please visit his photoblog at dtan.blogspot.com.
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This is just a reminder that Coney Island USA artist-in-residence Marie Roberts will be showcasing 15 years of her colorful side show images at the Art Room [8710 3rd Ave] this coming Saturday.
On Saturday, August 4, from 6 to 9 p.m., attendees can expect to be treated to a piece of living Southern Brooklyn history in the form of Roberts’ art, as well as an appearance by magician, strongman, and world-famous sideshow performer Adam Real Man.
After opening night, private showings of Marie Roberts’ work will be available by appointment only through August 24.