May 212013

REAL ESTATE: Am New York recently profiled Bay Ridge for their City Living section. Author Dan Rivoli highlighted our hood’s ethnic diversity, restaurants, bars, and small town feel, reminding readers that this “haven” of ours lay just one [gruelingly slow but convenient] subway ride away from office jobs in Manhattan and Downtown Brooklyn.

Jan 302013
Facebooking The Syrian Revolution From Bay Ridge

NEWS: As a brutal civil war continues in Syria between the rebel groups of the Free Syrian Army and forces loyal to the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, website Latitude News shows how one Bay Ridge hair salon owner is using social media sites such as Facebook, as well as an interactive smart phone app, to keep tabs on loved ones back in his native country.

Jan 172013
Coptic Christians Seek Refuge In Dyker Heights

NEWS: In the two years since the Arab Spring uprising and subsequent overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak caused Egyptian society to descend into chaos and disorder, hundreds of Coptic Christians fleeing violence and religious persecution in their native land have found a second home in Southwest Brooklyn.