Jun. 2, 2023 By Anthony Medina The Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association kicked off the start of the month with a full meeting inside the basement of the Ridgewood Presbyterian Church, on 59-14 70th Ave., in Ridgewood, on Thursday, June 1. More than 50 guests, including the civic association’s board, occupied the intimate space… Read More
May. 26, 2023 By Zachary Gewelb The 104th Precinct in Ridgewood arrested a man — and are searching for a second suspect — who allegedly poured Drano into a Pepsi bottle and mixed it with aluminum foil before tossing it onto a rooftop in Ridgewood on May 25, causing an explosion and some property damage…. Read More
May. 25, 2023 By Anthony Medina A typical day for Martha Ochoa includes a little bit of everything, from packaging items for her customer orders, manning the helm at her storefront and even hosting Facebook live streams until the late hours of the night. The meaning behind the name of the 34-year-old’s boutique, Cositas Pequenas,… Read More
May. 23, 2023 By Bill Parry A man was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight in Ridgewood on Monday, May 22, by a perpetrator who made his getaway on a Citi Bike, according to the NYPD. Police say the 47-year-old victim was in the vestibule of a residential building in the vicinity of Woodward Avenue… Read More
May. 11, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Variety Coffee Roasters will open a new location in Ridgewood this summer, giving residents a new place to get a fresh cup of coffee. Mark Brei, director of Retail at Variety Coffee Roasters, said that opening a new store in Ridgewood was important to the company, as most of their… Read More
A Ridgewood man was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on May 5 for killing his former girlfriend, who was the mother of his two children, during a murderous rampage in Bushwick, Brooklyn, in 2018.
May. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry In addition to an increase in seizures of illegal motorcycles and ATVs and constant vigilance against catalytic converter thieves in recent weeks, police from the 104th Precinct in Ridgewood also had some unique collars. Patrol officers investigating a domestic dispute in the neighborhood on May 3 arrested a man… Read More
Apr. 26, 2023 Elijah Hamilton Ridgewood residents looking for delicious bubble tea have a new option on Grandview Avenue. The recently opened Iddy’s Bubble Tea shop is located at 451 Grandview Ave., right across the street from the Grover Cleveland High School, and is already becoming a popular destination for local residents. Owner of Idress… Read More