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After multiple car slashings, Assembly member @NMalliotakis says the new bail reform laws and anti-police rhetoric… of all: baby red pandas were debuted at @prospectparkzoo. Bushwick is getting a new community garden; plus le… an attempt to steal two sets of truck keys from the #ProspectHeights @uhaul facility, the robber bit an employee. 61-year-old man walked off the curb and laid down in the middle of a Brooklyn street on the cusp of #BedStuy and… cooks that met at @MissionChinese, fell in love and took a trip to their homeland of Vietnam, the rest... is a…, this one is a ruff one.
Brooklyn's hidden gem will finally get funding for repairs: State Sen. @agounardes, Councilmember Alan Maisel, and… was found with multiple gunshots to the torso early Saturday. #BedStuy a unique vision, @BklynCommons is an inclusive co-working space that reflects Brooklyn’s diversity. This week… 26-year-old cop previously had racked up 14 school zone speeding tickets and 7 tickets for running red lights.… bill the City Council approved Thursday will have every New York City school district that doesn’t already have a… you local Brooklyn panaderia with Rosca de Reyes, #churros, sweet tamales, and other seasonal treats.…
A new wave of parties and DJs are making space for the Middle Eastern and North African communities in New York. ME… @YallaBrooklyn We meant to tag @yallapartybk :)Top Chef Alum Lisa Fernandes brings the flavor of her childhood to her new restaurant Sweet Chili, that originally… Beach Community Group shares that 7 years after Super-Storm Sandy there is still no check valves for floo… pioneering diversity plan is starting to shift racial demographics of schools in one corner of Brooklyn, accordin… for 10th district, covering #Bensonhurst, #BoroPark, and other waterfront Brooklyn areas, @LindseyBoylan wa… ain't no joke. A Brighton Beach resident tells us what it's like to be a truck driver in the city, as he o…
These 9 buildings across Brooklyn are accepting applications for affordable housing. Find studios, one- and two-bed… violence has spiked in pockets of Brooklyn, as overall murders and shootings have significantly decreased acr… say goodbye to @milkmade, a Cobble Hill ice cream shop; a Williamsburg joint suffered a fire; and Chopstix was s… teenager is being charged with three counts of hate crime , harassment, and reckless endangerment.… @yourcbdstore_ to Brooklyn. CBD acts on receptors in our endocannabinoid system in order to find imbalances… new pierogi shop has opened in #Greenpoint. The owners hope to bring an authentic Polish experience back into the…
A Muslim family in Bay Ridge has filed a civil rights complaint against the NYC Department of Education for alleged… new luxury development on Sea Breeze Avenue is moving forward with a rezoning proposal approved by Community Bo… from Red Hook, Carroll Gardens, Gowanus, and Park Slope rallied before the MTA’s open house on the Brookl… holiday season, @BklynFoundation wants to prove that Brooklyn isn’t just New York City’s largest or hippest bo… A 60-year-old delivery man was brutally attacked and robbed while on the clock. #DitmasPark 46-year-old homeless man who was sleeping on a bench outside the Alben Triangle park did not wake up. #BoroPark
Sewage backup is one of the most devastating and hazardous consequences of floods and periods of heavy rainfall. Re… walking tour commemorating six people who had died in six years just a few blocks away from each other.… building is part of the large redevelopment of what once was the Domino Sugar Factory, an 11-acre site just nor… its 17th year, @thetakedowns is a competition that invites home cooks to show off their best culinary skills and… insecurity remains high in Brooklyn, with an estimated one in five kids going to bed hungry. Elderly residents…
The Department of Sanitation has declared a snow alert for New York City beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Novemb… past week was rough in Brooklyn: multiple shootings across the Borough; hate crimes in Boro Park; multiple fir… is almost at 1 million complaints for street cleanliness despite the cleanup efforts. @MarkTreyger718 c… Yorkers think over-policing has gotten out of hand: A churro vendor was cuffed this weekend at Broadway Junctio… boy, Ade Prince, left for school on November 4 and did not return home. Have you seen him?… pedestrian death: A mother of four was struck and left wounded by a driver in #CypressHills. are looking for suspect who raped a 13-year-old girl in #Canarsie. to deal with jealousy, man shot ex-girlfriend and her new partner in #Flatlands apartment.
Inspired by the Space Jam movie as a kid, coach Gio is now the founder of the Brooklyn Basketball Academy.…
Another week, another opening: see what's popping up in #Brooklyn homeowners believe they are receiving Notices of Violation from the NYC Department of Buildings unjustly.… group of young males ambush 18-year-old on bike, proceeding to rob the victim. #CrownHeights
Vulnerable populations are still suffering from abortion bans and restrictions on reproductive rights. Learn how th… DOB is suddenly out to get homeowners along the B/Q subway trenches; a sex trafficker was busted in Flatbush; C…“We want a healthy, happy, vibrant neighborhood,” -- Van Dyke residents gathered to discuss community improvement… you are easily thrown off with too many choices, than this Portland eatery is for you: a simple, one-item menu o… a story of fate and faith, upcoming artist Genesis Tramaine met the owner of Richard Beavers Gallery 9 year… citizens were met with raucous applause over concerns that construction will permanently damage historic buil… infamous woman who climbed over into the lion's den at the @BronxZoo is from Brooklyn. She is being charged wit…
A 22-year-old is running to represent District 47 in City Council with a community-forward mission. #ConeyIsland new wine bar opens in the famous venue of @NationalSawdust from the owners of James Beard nominated restaurant… concerned citizen is worried about a voter suppression scheme in Crown Heights. #GeneralElection2019 traffic agent was punched in the face while issuing a ticket. #ParkSlope results are in: Brooklyn's 45th District seat was taken by @FarahNLouis, @JumaaneWilliams was re-elected for Pu… at the Canarsie Public Library branch received a grant to create a youth-led radio, where teenagers from the…
Be prepared ahead of time for this holiday season: 12 great shops and bakeries with traditional and not-so-traditio… collaboration with the Graham avenue BID and non-profit Sacred Arts Research Foundation, a local public school t… new wave of ballroom trickles into Bushwick from Harlem's '80s. Designed to be accessible, the Open to All ball i…, a 49-year-old mother, was found lying on the roadway with severe head trauma. #BathBeach, but fierce @mofad announced its newest exhibit, African/American: Making the Nation’s Table. It will be on v…
On Friday night packed with anger and emotion, over 1,000 people marched and protested against police brutality and… your polling site, review the candidates, and proposals for tomorrow's #GeneralElection2019 of the founding members of the East Coast Bloods gang is on a mission to educate ex-felons, like himself, that… motorcyclist was found with severe trauma to his body and was taken to Bellevue Hospital where he died. Investi… elderly cyclist that was in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle last week has died from his inju… possible gang member was shot to death in #Williamsburg, a few blocks away from his home. No arrests have been ma… siblings missing: 12-year-old Kayla and her 14-year-old brother Steven Small were last seen in their home on Lo… arrested 44-year-old Noberto Lozada, who lived in the same building as the victim. Lozada was charged with 2nd…
Find out what's opening near you: A new bakery is coming to Crown Heights, a @housingworks thrift shop opened in Br… 6:42 pm on November 1, 1918, a Brighton Beach bound train derailed killing over 93 people, and injuring 250. Tod… all female African American cast will bring @PublicTheaterNY's modern interpretation of a classic play set in th… Verizon minivan crashed into the back of an MTA bus yesterday morning and both drivers were taken to the hospital… real horror story: Man shot dead in Bushwick. ready to sleep in on Sunday as we switch to #DaylightSavingsTime. As evenings will get darker sooner, remember…'s everything you need to know about the #NewYorkMarathon: Brooklyn street closures, augmented reality, and mor…
A former Department of Homeless Services community coordinator and housing specialist was convicted of forcibly tou… losing 4,000 trees during Hurricane Sandy, the Parks Department has planted 8 times the amount of trees in Br… are looking for suspect, who groped a teenage girl in #SunsetPark. providing on-the-ground help in schools to advocating for improved policies, nonprofits are making our school… makers @JOYABrooklyn teamed up with artist Tom Fruin for a true Brooklyn collaboration—a colorful, lightly-s… announcing their closure in Bensonhurst in 2015, a loyal customer took over the bakery: "How could I live wit… last minute plans for #Halloween? Check out what's happening in #Brooklyn.
Local @FairwayMarket seems to be looking for new owners, as everyone celebrates the opening @Wegmans; an Ex-Yeshiva… could not file an insurance claim for an August fire at the William Reid Apartments senior housing complex de…'re probably reading while waiting for a bus: the MTA is hosting open houses to collect the public's opinion on… says this incident is "abhorrent, racist, and violent," and the matters were taken to the NYPD for investigatio… group of low-rise buildings spanning the east side of 4th Avenue from St. Marks Place to Warren Street will soo… bicyclist was struck in Brooklyn: the 89-year-old victim was taken to Maimonides Hospital and is in critica… oldest outdoor shopping plaza in America wants to hire private security as an increase in crime and a decrease… original @schallerstube stand opened in 2014 inside Schaller & Weber, a renowned butcher shop that Schaller’s g…,000 students at Brooklyn public schools experienced homelessness last year, about 10% of all Brooklyn students,…
Retweeted by BKLYNERa 49-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a driver while crossing the street last night…
Retweeted by BKLYNERWith burgers so monstrous, holding 8-ounce patties, this new #Bushwick joint offers gloves to stay tidy. The owner… woman was found lying on the roadway with severe head trauma. #BathBeach