Episode 2

Lies, Dog-Whistles, and Statistics

This week, three very intelligent women break down the City Council Debates for Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst and Bath Beach. If the analysis sparks your interest, or you find yourself asking, “Did he really SAY that?!”, go back and check out the Xavarian and AAANY debates. Also, feel free to pour yourself a glass (or several) and check out our CC43 Debate Drinking Game.

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District 43 City Council Debate Drinking Game!

Hey there, neighbors!

If you were at the last City Council debate, held at Xavarian high school – or if you’ve listened to the full, uncut audio we posted the next morning, we’ve got something you might enjoy.

Inspired by some of the incredible, ludicrious, repetitive and downright scary things we heard last Tuesday, Radio Free Bay Ridge has prepared the following drinking game for your debate-listening pleasure.

Depending on your choice of beverage, you could end up unbelievably hydrated, or seriously inebriated.

Play responsibly and in accordance with your local laws, and leave ideas for additional rules in the comments!

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Uncut Recording

BRCC District 43 City Council Debate


If you missed it on Tuesday, here’s your chance! We’ve recorded the entire City Council debate between Justin Brannan, John Quaglione, and Bob Capano, and posted it here for your listening pleasure. You can also check out our Live Tweet over on Twitter at @RadioFreeBR.

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Episode 1

All Eyes On The Streets Of Bay Ridge

In our first episode, we take a look at John Quaglione’s proposed “Eyes on the Streets” program. It involves setting up an incident-based NYPD webcam database. Dan and Rachel dig into whether it’s a good idea and look into the possible pitfalls. Is quality of life on a downturn, and is this the right solution if it is?

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