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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.

Aug 162012
With Neighbors Fed Up, Another Victorian Slowly Bites The Dust

After dealing with insects, animals and trespassing teens for years, homeowners living on either side of a neglected 83rd Street property fear their Victorian-era wood frame neighbor could be in danger of an imminent Ovington Avenue-style collapse, and are asking the city for help.

Jun 152012
Gounardes Comes Out In Favor Of More Bike Lanes For Bay Ridge

State Senate hopeful Andrew Gounardes has come out in favor of  creating more bike lanes, as well as expanding Bay Ridge’s existing bike lane “network” to neighborhoods further north – such as Park Slope and Cobble Hill, writes Will Bredderman for Brooklyn Daily.

Jun 012012
Tour De Brooklyn To Ride Through Bay Ridge This Sunday

The 8th Annual Tour De Brooklyn, a 21.5 mile bicycle ride through the County of Kings, will be pedaling its way through Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights – with a rest stop at Dyker Beach Park – this Sunday, June 3.

May 142012
NY Times: Sister Dolores, The Strict But Trusted Principal Of Fontbonne, Is Irreplaceable

Sister Dolores, the principal of the all-girls Fontbonne Hall Academy [9901 Shore Road] may be tough, but there’s nothing she expects of her students that she doesn’t do herself. According to a recent New York Times article by Michael Winerip, the daily rhythms of Sister Dolores’ dedication include arriving at the Catholic prep school most [...]