3rd Avenue

Jun 042013

NEWS: On the morning of Friday, May 31, parishioners at St. Anselm’s Roman Catholic Church [356 82nd St] discovered two apparently desecrated statues among the landscaped trees and shrubs that line the building’s perimeter.

May 022013
Councilman Gentile Announces Demolition Of Notorious 79th Street House

REAL ESTATE: It looks like a condemned house on 79th Street, built in a simpler time before air conditioner sleeves became architectural ornamentation, will soon be no more.

Mar 212013

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.

Mar 192013
[UPDATED] Woman Struck By Speeding Car On Third Avenue And 86th Street Unlikely To Survive

NEWS: In what’s beginning to feel like a case of déjà vu, the combination of speeding and reckless driving has once again caused serious injury to a pedestrian on the streets of Bay Ridge. A 34-year-old woman was struck by a speeding motorist at the corner of 86th Street and Third Avenue on March 13.

Mar 132013
2013 Bay Ridge St. Patrick's Parade Is Sunday, March 24

EVENTS: Erin go bragh is the anglicisation of an Irish Gaelic phrase which means, “saving the best parade for last.” Oh, you think you want to go to a parade that’s on March 17, actual St. Patrick’s Day. Well, kids, it’s 2013 – the best college bowl games aren’t on January 1st anymore, either, they’re played the week after New Year’s. Just like the best St. Patrick’s Day parade is a week after St. Patrick’s Day. On Sunday 3/24, the Bay Ridge St. Patrick’s Day Parade will march down 3rd Avenue.

Feb 112013
Noveau Bouncer Is Second Person Stabbed At Restaurant In Two Months

NEWS: Veteran journalist and author Pete Hamill once said, “never go into a bar that needs a bouncer.” The following story just might prove the wisdom of that statement.

Jan 302013
Facebooking The Syrian Revolution From Bay Ridge

NEWS: As a brutal civil war continues in Syria between the rebel groups of the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, website Latitude News shows how one Bay Ridge hair salon owner is using social media sites such as Facebook, as well as an interactive smart phone app, to keep tabs on loved ones back in his native country.

Jan 022013
Drunk Driver Mows Down New Year's Revelers During Brawl Outside 93 Lounge

NEWS: A drunk driver purposely mowed down four people outside of a controversial 93rd Street nightclub after an argument erupted between two groups of New Year’s party goers.