Apr 232013

PARKS: Youtube poster QUEENSNY121 gives us a construction update on what’s probably the most asked about building in NYC, One World Trade Center – All from Bay Ridge’s own iconic landmark, the 69th Street Pier.

Feb 262013
Brownstoner Butthurt: Bay Ridge Outranks Park Slope As Best Place To Raise Children In Brooklyn

NEWS: A new report by the Citizen’s Committee for Children named Bay Ridge the best place to raise children in the borough of homes and churches.

Oct 162012
Man Survives Leap From Verrazano Bridge

A man survived an attempted suicide jump off the Verrazano Bridge late Sunday afternoon, according to a U.S. Coast Guard spokesperson. “He was in critical condition but alive,” Coast Guard spokesman Charles Rowe told reporter Jillian Jorgensen from Staten Island Advance. NYPD Harbor Unit officers pulled the man from the 62 degree water between Staten [...]

Oct 042012

Health: The “only New York State licensed and inspected” abortion clinic in Brooklyn closed last month due to pressure from Catholic protesters.

Sep 182012

In Bay Ridge Odyssey’s continued quest to play devil’s advocate to that underdog borough across the water, we debut a Staten Island-centric song about the Verrazano Bridge.

Sep 122012
Army: NY National Guard Joint Task Force - Empire Shield To Remain At Fort Hamilton

Yesterday on the 11th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the U.S. Army’s Installation Management Command [IMCOM] issued a press release to announce that the New York Army National Guard Joint Task Force would remain at Fort Hamilton.

Sep 072012

For the last 24 years, Xaverian High School, the alma mater of a 26-year-old police officer who was killed in the line of duty, has honored his memory with the 5 mile Chris Hoban Memorial Run.