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BensonhurstBean

Facebook link

http://www.facebook.com/BensonhurstBean

Year launched

2011

City

Brooklyn

State

NY

Bensonhurst Bean
Brooklyn, New York
Liena Zagare

Ned Berke, who also publishes Sheepshead Bites, expanded in 2011 with this site for adjacent neighborhoods in southern Brooklyn. Update: In 2014, Berke sold the two sites to Corner Media, but remained on board as senior editor and associate publisher. Corner Media also operates six other sites in Brooklyn. Ditmas Park CornerSouth Slope NewsKensingtonBK, Park Slope Stoop and Fort Greene Focus. Revenue: Advertising.