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Fund selects Chadwick’s, well-known Bay Ridge restaurant, for aid program

January 12 | Jaime DeJesus Brooklynreporter.com

Chadwick’s, the well-known Bay Ridge restaurant that, like others, has struggled to stay afloat due to the COVID-19 pandemic has received a pleasant surprise that could help it survive. On Saturday, Jan. 9, Gerry Morris, co-owner of the restaurant at 8822 3rd Ave., received a video call from Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, who informed […]

Post office to be renamed to Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini Post Office Building on Tuesday

December 21 | Jaime DeJesus, Brooklynreporter.com

Community leaders and others will preside over a Zoom conference on Tuesday to change the name of the Dyker Heights Post Office, 8320 13th Ave., to the Mother Frances Xavier Cabrini Post Office building. The renaming is being done to honor St. Francis Xavier Cabrini, also known as Mother Cabrini, an Italian-American nun who was […]

Squatters running illegal puppy mill out of Bay Ridge home, neighbors say

December 10 | Jaime DeJesus Brooklynreporter.com

Protesters – some with their dogs by their sides – gathered Sunday outside a Bay Ridge home that neighbors believe is housing an illegal puppy mill. As first reported by PIX 11, neighbors have suspected for several months that squatters are running an illegal operation at an abandoned residence on Bergen Place and 67th Street. […]

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