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New bill would ban vendors from Dyker Heights Christmas lights display

August 21 | Paula Katinas

The extravagant Dyker Heights Christmas lights display is expected to draw more than 150,000 visitors this year — but the tourists won’t be tossing as much litter on the sidewalks as they have in the past if a local lawmaker gets his way. Councilmember Justin Brannan, a Democrat who represents Dyker Heights, Bay Ridge and […]

It’s official -- the 86th Street Nathan’s will serve its last hot dog on Jan. 6. Eagle photo by Ted General

Nathan’s Famous buyer sold property to city for twice the price

July 12 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The buyer-turned-seller of a storied Nathan’s Famous made a pretty penny in the trade-off to the city’s School Construction Authority, according to city records. The nearly 20,000-square-foot property at 650 86th St. — on the border of Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights — had been an outpost of the fast food giant for more than four […]

Bay Ridge is getting a new bike lane network after all

June 21 | Meaghan McGoldrick

The Department of Transportation will move forward with a batch of proposed bike lanes for Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights, despite the recommendations made by Community Board 10 earlier this week to nix or further study part of the plan. At its last general meeting before breaking for the summer, the board voted not to […]

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