TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: After nearly a year of dealing with stinking sink holes, noisy construction, and the loss of parking spaces – not to mention the ruined roadway that Department of Environmental Preservation workers left in the wake of emergency sewer repairs, 92nd Street residents were relieved to discover that the city will be resurfacing their scarred street from Fourth Avenue to Shore Road.
EVENTS: In honor of the 102nd anniversary of the deadliest workplace accident in New York City history, Adrienne Sosin and Joel Sosinsky, co-authors of the Arcadia book The New York City Triangle Factory Fire, will give a multimedia presentation including both vintage and current photographs, as well as video clips about the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire. They will also address its continued relevance in today’s increasingly globalized world economy.
PARKS: This video, by Victor Miranda, pans, zooms, and fades it way into our hearts with some beautiful scenes from Bay Ridge’s Shore Road area, including shots of the 69th Street Pier, a group of frolicking squirrels in Owl’s Head Park, and the Shore Parkway Promenade.
Community Board 10 will be holding a General Meeting this coming Monday, September 24, at 7:15 p.m. in the Shore Hill Community Room [9000 Shore Road].
On Tuesday September 25, at 7:30 p.m. the Great Bay Ridge Debate will pit major party candidates for four different local public offices against each other. It’s incumbent versus challenger, as the hallowed halls of Xaverian High School play host to a colossal contest of policy in order to help you decide who to cast your vote for this November.