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Lighting the menorah. Photo by Steve Solomonson

Bay Ridge Jewish Center celebrates Hanukkah

December 13 | By Jaime DeJesus Brooklyn Daily Eagle

The Bay Ridge Jewish Center at 405 81 St. held its annual Hanukkah Party on Sunday, Dec. 9 to much fanfare. The celebration included menorah lighting, latkes and other snacks, arts and crafts, toy and coat drive, a blood drive and more. “It was a phenomenal success,” Rabbi Robert Judd said. “We had a bunch […]

Eric and Erika Landa in front of the lit tree. Photo By Steve Solomonson

Bay Ridge celebrates at annual Owl’s Head Park tree lighting

December 12 | By Meaghan McGoldrick Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Lucky number seven. Owl’s Head Park played host to its seventh annual Christmas tree lighting on Monday evening, Dec. 10. The ceremony, held in front of the park house across from Bliss Terrace and 68th Street, boasts live musical performances, a formal flipping of the switch and, of course, a visit from old St. Nick. […]

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association held its second annual “Breakfast with Santa” on Saturday. Kids did arts and crafts and met with Santa. Pictured are Santa and his elves with past Presidents Margaret Stanton (left of Santa) and Joann Monaco (right of Santa) and current president Joseph Vasile (sitting center). Eagle photos by Andy Katz

Bay Ridge Lawyers Breakfast with Santa has quickly become an annual tradition

December 12 | By Rob Abruzzese, Legal Editor Brooklyn Daily Eagle

When Margaret Stanton was president of the Bay Ridge Lawyers a year ago, she decided to try something different. Instead of hosting yet another holiday party for the bar association, she wanted to open it up for kids and the general public. The idea that she came up with was Breakfast with Santa. Last year, […]