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.
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.
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.
NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg gives another update on the city’s recovery from Sandy.
NEWS: Mayor Bloomberg had another press conference just after 11 a.m. from the Office of Emergency Management [OEM] in Downtown Brooklyn.
NEWS: Bloomberg gives Hurricane Sandy Update at just after 5:30 p.m.
NEWS: Bloomberg Updates New Yorkers On Hurricane Sandy At Press Conference
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.
While Rep. Michael Grimm’s campaign used its sizable war chest for some major commercial airtime on CNN this past weekend, his underfunded challenger Democrat Mark Murphy attempts to go for the jugular with an attack ad.