TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Community Board 10′s Traffic and Transportation Committee will hold a meeting on the traffic-calming alterations Department of Transportation officials recently suggested for Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge.
NEWS: Another pedestrian was struck by a car in Bay Ridge on April 1, near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 86th Street – two thoroughfares that have recently proved treacherous for pedestrians – as elected officials and the general public debate over which measures will best mitigate danger and improve safety on our streets.
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.
FOOD & DRINK: Thanks to a deal partners Roger Desmond, Gerard Bell and Bill Gardell recently made with Staten Island diner mogul Mike Moudatsos, the endangered eatery, which first opened in 1915 as Reichert’s ice cream parlor and still makes its own ice cream, will reportedly live on as “Mike’s Hinsch’s.”