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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…

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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…

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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…

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State Senator Marty Golden and his upstart opponent, Democrat Andrew Gounardes, faced off at a debate last night hosted by the Dyker Heights Civic Association. The 30-minute debate got heated at points, with Golden and Gounardes occasionally raising their voices and breaking with debate protocol to ask each other questions or attack one another. Among the issues…

Police & Fire
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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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(NYS 22nd Senate District Banner) It seems like just yesterday that Senator Marty Golden’s office had a meeting to discuss the issues affecting our area. Hey, wait, it was just yesterday. Oh, that was the Town Hall Meeting on Education. The next Town Hall Meeting will cover Public Safety issues in NY Senate District 22…