I've been single for a couple of years and been frightened to get into another relationship.
I'd recommend to visit this neighborhood if you want to see living quarters of New York, in case you stayed in Brooklyn. Bensonhurst as a tourist attraction is a bit iffy and definitely depends on what individuals want out of travel. People talk about brown-stone Brooklyn with houses dating back to the 1880's.
On June 11, 1990, sentences were handed down in the Hawkins case.
19-year-old Fama received a sentence of 32⅓ years to life in prison.
The acquittal of Vento on a murder charge, and the light sentence handed out to Serrano, sparked more protests by the African-American community in Bensonhurst.
Shortly before that march was set to begin on January 12, 1991, Al Sharpton was stabbed and seriously wounded by Michael Riccardi in a Bensonhurst schoolyard. Riccardi was convicted of first-degree assault and sentenced to of 5 to 15 years in prison, despite a plea for leniency by Sharpton himself, who believed that distorted news coverage of his activities had influenced his attacker.
Spent four days in New York City on vacation with my wife, and it was our first ever visit to America.
I grew up in bath beach (bath ave) and moved out after 30 years but left my parents there.
Hawkins' death was the third killing of a black man by white mobs in New York City during the 1980s; the other two victims were Willie Turks, who was killed on June 22, 1982, in Brooklyn, and Michael Griffith, who was killed in Queens on December 20, 1986.
The changes are enormous, all 3 movie houses are gone, most Italian restaurants are gone and 86th street is mostly Asian. I think it's lost a little of it's charm from just a few decades ago, but most of it seems to have changed over from Italian to Asian.
Lots of new restaurants and stores to show that change. I grew up on 19th avenue and Bath avenue across the street from the 62nd police precinct.
I went to PS 200 and then to Lafayette high school.
Clinton transformed into a pot smoking hippy, while Bush Sr.
Nice to stroll between the houses, yes there are some street with victorian architecture, and italian style. This is home to the best Italian bakeries and restaurants in Brooklyn. During The holidays, the residents do a great job decorating their homes. But Bensonhurst was the neighborhood to live in for Middle-calls Brooklynites starting in the...