86th Street

May 302013
CB 10 To Hold Meeting On Fourth Avenue Traffic-Calming Measures

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.

May 162013
Fourth Avenue To Get Pedestrian Barriers Near 86th Street

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: If city Department of Transportation officials have their way, Fourth Avenue could soon be receiving some Herald Square-style pedestrian barricades.

Apr 042013
Another Pedestrian Struck By Car Near Intersection Of Two Treacherous Streets

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.

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 072013
Die Hard Diner: Hinsch's Gets New Owner

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.”

Jan 162013
Stir It Up: Golden Blames Hinsch's Closure On Halal Food Carts

BUSINESS: Rather than continually ignore their photos of people making tough guy poses and like pointing at things, we’ve decided to document Brooklyn Paper’s recent investigation into the circumstances surrounding Hinsch’s shuttering.

Nov 282012
Alleged Gunman Indicted In Shopkeeper Killings

NEWS: The suspect in the murder of Bay Ridge clothier Mohamed Gebeli, as well as two other Brooklyn shopkeepers, was indicted yesterday on first degree murder charges.