Jun 112013

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT: On the list of things I’m grateful for on a slow news day, user-made Youtube videos of Bay Ridge rank right at the top. In the accompanying video, Youtube user lugeyps3 takes viewers on a brief but concise tour of this year’s Fifth Avenue Festival.

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.

VIDEO: A Shore Thing

By on March 5, 2013  Parks
Mar 052013

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.

Feb 042013

NEWS: Last Tuesday the NYPD carried out the daring rescue of a cargo ship captain suffering from a heart attack, and the entire incident was caught on video.

Jan 152013

NEWS: Reaching Out Community Services executive director Thomas Neve joins Gerritsen Beach Cares to speak out for people whose lives have yet to return to normal more than two months since Superstorm Sandy wrought havoc on coastal communities like Gerritsen Beach.

Oct 312012

NEWS: Here are a couple examples of footage taken on Monday while superstorm Sandy was still raging over our area.