By Paula Katinas
Editor’s Note: The Bay Ridge Eagle has been profiling “The Real Women of Bay Ridge” for several months in response to a controversial “reality” show that caused a local uproar. Now we are proud to expand our profile series to include men — and women — who are indeed “Neighbors Making News!”
Dan Texeira has lived his entire life within a six-square block area of Bay Ridge and that’s the way he likes it.
“I love Bay Ridge. I have no intention of leaving,” he said proudly.
Texeira, an independent insurance broker, is an example of someone increasingly rare in New York City, where residents move around and newcomers are always arriving. He is a lifelong resident who lives and works in the neighborhood that has been his home since the day he was born. read more