dyker heights

Jun 072013
Seen In Bay Ridge Weekender: Starting Line

SEEN IN PHOTOS: Last Saturday, the Dyker Heights Athletic Association and St. Bernadette Knights recruited over 500 children to run in order to raise funds for the Olivia Boccuzzi Foundation.

Jun 042013
Senator Golden Announces 2013 Concert Series

EVENTS: On May 20, State Senator Marty Golden announced plans to host a series of fourteen concerts and events throughout July and August in parks located in his 22nd senate district.

May 242013
Bay Ridge Boy Wins Citywide Scavenger Hunt For Pirate Treasure

Arts & Culture: A young man from Bay Ridge went on a treasure-seeking odyssey this week, winning a city-wide scavenger hunt that included $10,000 in real pirate booty.

Mar 282013
Dyker Heights Apartment Burglarized As Fire Escape Break-Ins Continue To Plague 6-8

NEWS: Jewelry and electronics continue to disappear from area homes, as a series of break-ins plague the 68th Precinct, which covers both Dyker Heights and Bay Ridge.

Mar 262013
City Plans To Narrow Fourth Avenue As Golden, PBA Lobby Against Gentile-Backed Speed Camera Program

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: As the NYC Department of Transportation unveils a series of traffic-calming measures for Fourth Avenue to mixed reactions, State Senator Marty Golden and the police union are lobbying Albany lawmakers to nix a speed camera demonstration program previously approved by the New York State Assembly.

Mar 122013
NYPD Officer Charged With DWI In Bay Ridge

NEWS: An off-duty New York City police officer was arrested this past weekend and charged with driving under the influence on the streets of Bay Ridge. This arrest come on the heels of several high profile and heart-breaking fatal crashes – including one involving an on-duty NYPD officer, and as NYPD officials respond to widespread public outcry by announcing a series of sweeping changes to crash investigations.

Jan 222013
BID ASAP: 13th Avenue Merchants Try To Expedite Formation Of Business Improvement District

BUSINESS: A group of 13th Avenue merchants want to turn their commercial stretch of Dyker Heights into a Business Improvement District, preferably before Mayor Bloomberg leaves office.

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.