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The beautiful displays of Christmas lights in Dyker Heights are a popular event, but some in the neighborhood are worried the community-wide show has grown too large. Eagle photo by Steve Solomonson

Vendor ban should make Dyker lights tolerable, officials say

November 15 | Paula Katinas

A new city law banning street vendors from selling food and souvenirs in the prime viewing area for the Dyker Heights Christmas lights display will face its first test at this year’s holiday event — and local officials said they’re confident it will make a big difference. The new law gives the NYPD teeth to […]

Bay Ridge Lawyers Association meeting focused on updates in Elder Law

November 6 | Rob Abruzzese

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association hosted its monthly meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 30 at Mama Rao’s Restaurant in Dyker Heights where one of its past presidents gave a continuing legal education update on the latest in elder law. Anthony Lamberti, president-elect of the Brooklyn Bar Association, said that it is difficult giving a CLE on […]

City Council pulls the plug on Dyker Heights lights food vendors

October 18 | Paula Katinas

The streets of Dyker Heights are expected to be jammed with tourists this holiday season for the popular Christmas Lights Display, but if those visitors suddenly get hungry while they’re looking at the decorations, they’ll be out of luck. The City Council voted Thursday to ban food vendors and other sidewalk salespeople from a large […]

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