Radio Free Bay Ridge

32 EpisodesProduced by Radio Free Bay Ridge

A brand-new podcast bringing you hyper-local progressive news, deep-dive policy discussions and political editorials from Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Join hosts Rachel and Dan, local progressive activists, as they analyze neighborhood politics and policy proposals in 30-50 minute discussions with occasion… read more

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Owl's Head Park Walking Tour

November 16th, 2018

Our very first audio walking tour! Pop in your earbuds and head down to Owl's Head Park, where we'll join our guide, local historian and Hey Ridge editor Henry Stewart. We'll explore the history of the park and learn …

The Art of the Gerrymander

October 29th, 2018

Today we're bringing you interviews from Fight Back Bay Ridge's "Art of the Gerrymander" auction and art show. The show was a one-night fundraiser for the grassroots activist group. Rachel spoke throughout the night …

Fact Check: Golden vs Gounardes

October 14th, 2018

On October 3rd, sixteen-year Republican State Senate incumbent Martin Golden faced off against second-time Democratic challenger Andrew Gounardes at …

The State Of Bay Ridge Transit

October 3rd, 2018

Last year was the "Summer of Hell"... but how hellish was it? In this brand-new episode, we look Bay Ridge's transit ridership numbers with our local transit correspondent Brian Hedden. Show notes are available at …

A Million Dollar Question

September 28th, 2018

What do we do with a million dollars? That's the question we need to answer as we begin Bay Ridge's first Participatory Budgeting cycle. A …

Welcome To Bay Ridge (2018)

September 9th, 2018

Welcome to Bay Ridge! Moving season is over, and we want to welcome our newest neighbors with a brief overview of our little corner of Brooklyn, complete with food, drink and event recommendations from the Radio Free …

March For Pablo Villavicencio Calderon

July 16th, 2018

On today's episode, we'll bring you our recording of the June 6th, 2018 march in solidarity with Pablo Villavicencio Calderon. Pablo, a deliveryman, …

Interview with Mathylde Frontus

June 11th, 2018

Today we sit down to chat with Mathylde Frontus, running for New York’s 46th State Assembly District. The district covers the southern portion of Bay …

Interview with Andrew Gounardes

June 5th, 2018

Today, Rachel and Dan sit down with Andrew Gounardes to talk about his campaign to win the Democratic nomination for New York's 22nd State Assembly District, which includes Bay Ridge and a huge chunk of Southern …

Interview with Ross Barkan

May 29th, 2018

Today, Rachel and Dan are sitting down and talking with Ross Barkan, who's running for the 22nd New York State Senate District, currently occupied by …
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