#Bay Ridge

Sheepshead Bay Tops List Of Best Neighborhoods For First-Time Home Buyers

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Brooklyn is among the places to be if you’re looking to buy a home in New York City. Sheepshead Bay topped StreetEasy’s list of the 10 best neighborhoods for first-time home buyers for its affordability and housing options. Other neighborhoods that made the list are: Forest...
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The 10 Best NYC Neighborhoods for First-Time Buyers in 2021

It has been a busy home-shopping year in New York City. According to StreetEasy economist Nancy Wu, with the sheer number of homes on the market, low mortgage rates, and stable prices, many decided that 2021 was the year to buy. But even in this ultra-pricey city, there are quite a few areas with a selection of affordable abodes. Here we explore the best NYC neighborhoods for first-time home buyers — just in time for the fall home-buying season.
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Chris Hoban Run in Bay Ridge on Sunday

The 33rd Annual Chris Hoban Run will take place on September 19, 2021. Chris Hoban came from the parrish I grew up in, OLPH. My mother knew his mother and she cried when she heard he was killed. I was a child when Chris Hoban died and I remember my mother saying that the death penalty should exist for anyone who kills a police officer. My mother is a religious person and never spoke like that.

Shootout in Bay Ridge results in no injuries

Sign up for our PoliticsNY newsletter for the latest coverage and to stay informed about the 2021 elections in your district and across NYC. A 21-year-old man narrowly escaped injury after a gunman fired off several gunshot rounds in Bay Ridge on Tuesday afternoon. The unidentified gunman, accompanied by another...

Shots Fired in Bay Ridge – 87th and 5th Avenue

Around 1:15 pm, gun shots were fired on 5th Avenue and 87th Street in Bay Ridge early this afternoon. Two men wanted to kill one guy. See the video of the shooting here. The video is so fast and if the shooter had better aim, more lives would have been changed.

Les Miserables in Bay Ridge This Weekend

This weekend and next weekend, Les Miserables School Edition will be performed at the Fort Hamilton Army Base Theater in Bay Ridge. Some talented students in our community spent their Summer practicing and performing to bring the community some entertainment. See showtimes and get tickets here. . Hugs,. marlene. Topics:...

20 Years After 9/11

It’s hard to believe that twenty years have passed. Did people forget? Absolutely not – the moments of that day are so clear in my mind. We lost a good friend on that day. Tonight, like all 9/11’s since he has passed people will gather to remember him. Mostly, I wonder what his life would have looked like if he was still here.

Brian Fox is Opening An Office in Bay Ridge

Brian Fox, who is running againt Justin Brannan in the NYC Council election in November is opening an office tomorrow, Sunday, September 12, 2021, at 1:00 pm. The office is at 510 – 83rd Street. Fox, who supports the NYPD is getting a lot of attention from residents because he’s...

Top 5 Stories on Brownstoner This Week: Brooklyn Homes on the Market

It is indeed on the petite side, but this rental does come with a bit of outdoor space and the ability to boast of carriage house living on one of Brooklyn Heights’ picturesque lanes. — This attractive two-bedroom co-op has plenty of space, a recently updated kitchen and bathroom, and...