92nd street

Jun 182013
After A Year Of Sinkholes And Construction, City Agrees To Pave 92nd Street

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: After nearly a year of dealing with stinking sink holes, noisy construction, and the loss of parking spaces – not to mention the ruined roadway that Department of Environmental Preservation workers left in the wake of emergency sewer repairs, 92nd Street residents were relieved to discover that the city will be resurfacing their scarred street from Fourth Avenue to Shore Road.

Mar 142013
Community Leaders Rally For Return Of Victory Hospital

NEWS: Local elected officials and community leaders gathered on March 8, to once again call for the return of ambulance services to the medical center formerly known as Victory Memorial Hospital [699 92nd Street].

Since 2008, after locals waged a two year fight to prevent the facility from complete closure, the hospital has been limited to an overnight infirmary called SUNY Downstate.

Mar 052013
State Senate Votes For Stricter Hit-And-Run Legislation, As Neighbors Remember Two Innocent Victims

NEWS: As the New York State Legislature works on new, harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers, Bay Ridge remembers two innocent victims.

Dec 212012
Uno Chicago Grill To Hold Children's Balloon Drop On New Years

EVENTS: While New Years Eve normally presents the parents of small children with a limited number of choices for dining out, much less celebrating the approach of midnight with their smallest kin, this year Uno Chicago Grill [9201 4th Avenue] will be holding its own shindig, albeit at a family-friendly hour.

Sep 272012
CB 10 Offers Alternative To DOT-Planned Bike Lanes

Traffic & Transit: While CB 10 members has warmed to the notion of a more bike-friendly future, they’re still unhappy with the locations the DOT has chosen for the “hundreds of miles” of bike lanes it plans to add to Brooklyn neighborhoods over the next few years.

Aug 222012
Home Reporter: 92nd Street Sinkhole Stink, Construction Still Affecting Businesses

A stinky sinkhole on 92nd Street – which first opened up on June 29, and isn’t expected be fixed until October, is putting off customers and slowing business down, according to several owners and managers of nearby stores who spoke with Denise Romano from Home Reporter.

Aug 212012
2012 Ragamuffin Parade Honorees

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.