Andrew Gounardes

Jul 112013
R-Train Passengers Unite! Riders Alliance throws informational happy hour as it seeks new allies

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: While thoughts of a daily commute via the R-train may regularly inspire alcohol consumption by those living along the Fourth Avenue Local, news of a year-long closure of the Montague Street tunnel recently spawned an “informational happy hour” sponsored by the Riders Alliance at Greenhouse Cafe [7717 3rd Ave] June 27.

Jun 272013
Gounardes Hopes To Bring "New Energy" As President Of Bay Ridge Historical Society

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: The Bay Ridge Historical Society has begun a more youthful era under the leadership of its newly elected president, former State Senate candidate and community activist Andrew Gounardes.

May 282013

POLITICS: An anonymous source recently weighed in on the feud between State Senator Marty Golden and Brooklyn Republican Chair Craig Eaton, telling Brooklyn Eagle’s Paula Katinas that divisions among the Kings County GOP could result in far-ranging consequences for the party.

Jan 042013
Election Results Show Golden Losing His Edge In Bay Ridge

POLITICS: Room Eight recently published an analysis of November’s election results that show Republican State Senator Marty Golden actually lost the two constituencies of the 22nd Senate District that fall entirely within Bay Ridge.

Nov 072012
Local Bay Ridge Election Results

1:00am, November 7 – Declared winners in Bay Ridge so far are all incumbents – Representatives Michael Grimm and Jerry Nadler, State Senator Diane Savino, and Assemblyman Felix Ortiz. 1:30am, November 7 – State Senator Marty Golden and Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis have also been declared winners in their reelection bids. 1:55am, November 7 – Alec [...]

Oct 242012
Golden NYPD Letter Contradicts Statement On Mosque Spying

POLITICS: At a recent candidate forum, State Senate hopeful Andrew Gounardes pointed out some contradictory statements by his opponent Marty Golden about the NYPD’s mosque surveillance program.

Oct 182012
LINK: Making The R Train Run On Time - In extensive interview Gounardes talks transit, education, and 14 hours with Joe Biden

POLITICS: Beginning yesterday, L Magazine published a two-part interview with State Senatorial hopeful and Bay Ridge native Andrew Gounardes.

Oct 112012
Miss the debate at Dyker Civic? See the candidates again tonight at P.S. 170!

POLITICS: A second chance in three nights to see candidates for local office, including a rematch between Senator Marty Golden and his Democratic challenger, Andrew Gounardes, this time at a candidates’ forum at PS 170, hosted by the Arab American Association of New York.