Bay Ridge hosted its 28th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday, March 26. The luck of the Irish was certainly on display as a long line of distinguished Irish and honorary Irish community leaders, representatives, schools and businesses marched along the boulevard.
Deacon Kevin McCormack, the principal of Xaverian High School in Bay Ridge, has been appointed superintendent of schools for the Diocese of Brooklyn by Bishop Robert Brennan, the diocese announced on Thursday, May 5.
Brooklyn and Queens are hoping to “get their Irish up” this year, with local St. Patrick’s Day parade committees crossing their fingers they’ll be able to step off in marches once again.
One environmentally-conscious local youth is hoping to make the world a cleaner, healthier place, one bag at a time.
The Brooklyn Memorial Day Parade will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, at 11 a.m. — with a twist. Instead of marching on foot, participants will be driving in a caravan of antique cars and military vehicles like Jeeps and Humvees.
The “cry of the earth and the cry of the poor” are heeded by members of the Care for Creation Ministry of St. Andrew the Apostle Parish in Bay Ridge. It is one of 737 similar groups throughout the world responding to Pope Francis’s 2015 encyclical letter on the environment, “Laudato Si’.”
One of Brooklyn’s most beloved small businesses has been facing trying times due to the pandemic. Chadwick’s Restaurant, located at 8822 Third Avenue in Bay Ridge, has enjoyed a solid 33-year history in the community and is renowned for serving some of the borough’s finest American cuisine.
The devastating effect COVID-19 has had on New York City’s businesses can be seen in plain sight in Bay Ridge. The space that the Century 21 Department Store occupied at 472 86th St. for nearly 60 years now stands empty.
The annual P.O. Christopher Hoban Memorial 5-Mile Run went virtual this year.
By Emily Drooby BAY RIDGE — Heading outdoors to play with their children used to be something the Meehan family did without any thought at all. Now, they all wear masks as they play outside their Bay Ridge, Brooklyn home — just one of many obvious effects of the pandemic. It is also one example […]