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Bensonhurst

Coverage of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn.

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Community Rallies Around ‘Deliveristas’ Who Lost Everything in a Bensonhurst House Fire

Guatemalan immigrants who have been organizing to improve life working for apps like DoorDash and Grubhub fundraise for new apartments and to replace the e-bikes they depend on for their livelihood.

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Grieving Families Say Nursing Homes Kept Mum as COVID Tore Through Buildings

Cuomo directive to inform relatives came weeks after infections sent residents to die in hospitals — not even counted among facilities’ fatalities.

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Man Detained by ICE in Violent Brooklyn Raid Is Free Pending Deportation Hearing

Gaspar Avendaño-Hernández was the target of an ICE raid in which his girlfriend’s son was shot. A federal judge has released him citing coronavirus concerns.

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Thirty Years Later, Yusuf Hawkins’ Murder Still Shocks in a Changed Brooklyn

Bensonhurst divides among those who never heard of the Aug. 23, 1989, hate crime, those who can’t forget — and those who wish they could.

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Full N Train Service Back in Brooklyn After Years of Work and Delays

The final phase of a $395 million, nine-station overhaul that’s been tangling commutes since January 2016, finally ends — six months past deadline.

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