EVENTS: On Friday, March 22nd at 6:00 pm the Christ Church After School and Creative Youth Center will host their annual Multicultural Festival at Christ Church Bay Ridge [7301 Ridge Blvd] (enter on 73rd street). Children ages five through ten will be performing musical and dance pieces from ten different countries.
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.
In the Youtube video shown above, which was apparently taken on 73rd Street in May of 2010, car wheel thieves make quick work of a complete set of wheels, tires, and rims.
More recently, two different drivers found their parked cars sans wheels during the last week of July – as car wheel and tire thefts continue to pose a major headache for car owners in Southwestern Brooklyn.
According to Brooklyn Daily’s Will Bredderman, who writes about both incidents in this week’s police blotter, one crime occurred on Shore Road sometime on or before July 26, with a second happening on Bay Ridge Parkway on July 26.