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Politics potter

While most people were glued to their TV screens for the first Democratic primary debate last night, we were following a far more riveting rivalry: one between Democrat Pamela Harris and Republican Lucretia Regina-Potter. The two 46th Assembly District hopefuls duked it out at St. Phillip’s Parish Hall (1072 80th Street) in Dyker Heights Tuesday night, and it didn’t take long for the…

Health west nile virus

It’s peak mosquito season, and this summer, many of the little buggers are carrying the potentially deadly West Nile virus, health officials warned this week. Neighbors are advised to stay indoors tomorrow night as pesticide trucks spray down southern Brooklyn neighborhoods where the disease-carrying mosquitoes are concentrated. A Brooklyn man was hospitalized Sunday in the…

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Looking for a way to get away without the hassle of taking a trip? Brooklyn Staycation is your guide to taking a breather without ever leaving the borough. Each week, we will zoom in on different Brooklyn neighborhood. Today, we will take you on a walk through Bensonhurst and its oceanside annex Bath Beach. Check…


The holiday season in Brooklyn is a great time to be a kid (and a parent!), with the flurry of tree and menorah lightings, abundance of hot chocolate, and, of course, strings and strings of dazzling lights. Here are 15 of our favorite upcoming events around the borough: Sinterklaas at The Wyckoff House Museum When: Saturday, December…


By Bailey Wolff The Bay Ridge Real Estate Board hosted a “Meet the Candidates Event” Wednesday night at the Dyker Heights Golf Course. Present at the forum was four-term incumbent of the 46th District, Assemblyman Alec Brook-Krasny, and his opponent, first time political hopeful, Stamatis Lilikakis. Vice President of the Bay Ridge Real Estate Board Aldo Iemma…

Police & Fire

Police are hunting for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed Sheepshead Bay resident Amjad Barakat, 33, in Bay Ridge last night. The accident happened shortly before 9:00 p.m., according to the New York Daily News. Barakat was crossing 72nd Street when a beige sedan struck him. The driver then fled south on Seventh Avenue. Authorities…

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