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Local news about Brooklyn from Greenpoint to Sheepshead Bay. Ideas, questions, comments, and tips to editor@bklyner.com.

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“Black protesters are advocating for Black rights. But if I get murdered, then I’m just either nameless or I’m gett… https://t.co/uHNpcoSBu4The city will be accelerating broadband internet deployment in all five boroughs in an effort to connect 600,000 un… https://t.co/NCacYCbBhMFor several of these restaurants, a general store has proved an effective way to maintain the business, while rehir… https://t.co/Rt6k97BKnQhumayun butt was 72-years-old when he died from #coronavirus. a few months ago, he traveled to jerusalem to help ki… https://t.co/ltUbvxusgx
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7/7
2020
Fatal Fire Kills Two In Flatbush, Including 12 Year Old Boy https://t.co/1lWSRwNyjZLarviciding treatments will be dropped from low flying helicopters across marshes and wetland areas of the Bronx, B… https://t.co/574bx9aaeU“We talked about this idea of essential workers, like ‘wait a minute, everybody’s essential, whether you’re at home… https://t.co/St72uaHBsxDid someone say Brooklyn 99? 👀 https://t.co/bQsXjH3kjX
7/6
2020
the asiyah women's center is the first muslim women's emergency shelter in nyc. it is an incredible asset to the mu… https://t.co/OB0RhmYjcX
Retweeted by BKLYNER“Defunding the NYPD by at least $1 billion is a goal and a strategic demand.” — Seven Brooklyn women for City Counc… https://t.co/sTq3MfkuaA
7/2
2020
Indoor Dining Postponed Indefinitely https://t.co/g7x6DWDTU1“We need to build a safe city. It means protecting queer and trans lives, protecting Black lives, protecting the li… https://t.co/AoyAyTMRqF#HappeningNow A building has collapsed on the corner of Court Street and Union Street. Avoid Court Street between… https://t.co/AS0FW1mGnM
Retweeted by BKLYNERBREAKING: @NYCMayor announces 15 outdoor pools will be open in the next few weeks. 3 will open July 24. 12 will o… https://t.co/2KJYBGkTTC
Retweeted by BKLYNERIndoor dining in NYC will be postponed until the facts change and it is safe and prudent.
Retweeted by BKLYNER.@whitney_hu is an activist & organizer. she's running for city council. "i know what it sounds like when somebody… https://t.co/wVTX5H45o6
Retweeted by BKLYNERThe gym at the corner of Court and Union has collapsed. Cause is unclear ATM https://t.co/LbFzutyg9r
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7/1
2020
Those coming to New York from California, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, and Tennessee now a… https://t.co/OF1jVjJDWfShe’s running for City Council! https://t.co/J2lnuRFKpSAt 10 stations, including Atlantic Avenue – Barclays Center in Brooklyn, credit card-carrying travelers will be abl… https://t.co/03DdEyV0l6"It was an effective, important program." -- Bill de Blasio, confirming that he is cutting $65 million from Fair Fares
Retweeted by BKLYNERGRADUATION SPECIAL 🍎🎓 The Daily News celebrates NYC’s high school seniors graduating during the pandemic & unrest… https://t.co/ctG1koOCXa
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6/30
2020
MTV’s Video Music Awards are coming to the Barclays Center! https://t.co/kf2MQdpb3CLevain Bakery, famous for their thick and gooey cookies that inspire blocks-long lines, is opening its first Brookl… https://t.co/GcV71b7OB7Ocean Dreams, the latest ‘Miami-inspired’ double tower apartment complex in Coney Island at 3514 Surf Avenue will h… https://t.co/04s3F8i1ep27-year-old Elvin Fernandez, who was shot in front of Red Hook Houses earlier this month, has died from his injurie… https://t.co/jKGCMjEnm3A man and woman are both dead after being shot over the weekend in East NY. https://t.co/iZw1Ryp8J4“Our paw pals throughout New York City will soon be able to frolic in our reopened dog runs, including the newly co… https://t.co/PYDEMRl2Bd
6/29
2020
We told @NYC_DOT this would happen. "You can't build a bike lane wide enough for a truck to drive through," we sai… https://t.co/PcJMICSCci
Retweeted by BKLYNERA one-year-old boy died over the weekend. This morning, the medical examiner ruled his death a homicide. https://t.co/xleOrrUxQDBrooklyn Public Library (BPL) along with New York Public Library and Queens Public Library announced yesterday plan… https://t.co/eaN4opO7RBMcDonald’s is planning to hire about 8,555 restaurant workers in New York this summer, of which 630 are for positio… https://t.co/IP79czXUDz“I’m running for teachers that need more resources. I’m running for hospitals that need more funding. I’m running f… https://t.co/YppNn3OJHOAlmost 20 percent of #nyc’s hotels are now housing homeless people. We went inside one. Our exclusive report https://t.co/ycKuz5rz2p
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6/26
2020
Have you started dining outdoors? https://t.co/UvbRu9qmES“We’re on track to open up on Monday, July 6th, our basketball courts, our tennis courts, our soccer fields, our vo… https://t.co/HLkodSz50gThere’s been some moving around going on: https://t.co/ZymxuEYx6m
6/25
2020
Coming to NY from a state with high coronavirus numbers? You will need to quarantine for two weeks. Don’t want to?… https://t.co/A6OShrhDUeDid you say summer? ☀️ 🏖 https://t.co/mPIhYPjBvHWe are unlikely to know the final results for a while, possibly weeks, because of the abnormally high number of abs… https://t.co/RPZJ7i5VWPI spoke to dozens of in-person voters yesterday and while some said they had requested but not received an absentee… https://t.co/afG48Yih2R
Retweeted by BKLYNERWondering When You Will Get The $420 Per Public School Student Food Benefits? https://t.co/u5yZWbyw1lI am announcing with @GovMurphy and @GovNedLamont a joint travel advisory. All individuals traveling from states wi… https://t.co/PxdpwTBNnO
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6/24
2020
Have you voted yet? Did anything go wrong? Let us know! #NYCprimary https://t.co/2XhYTEXsl2
6/23
2020
Just a girl and her dad. “This disease is unpredictable. One minute you might receive a call that your family memb… https://t.co/SQgBFr59xOSo @NYPDShea testified at the public hearing on recent protests. Here’s everything he said: https://t.co/LPcmM5Pz69In Brooklyn, Primary is the election that matters! Why? In a heavily Democratic county, the November election just… https://t.co/WPZLozwRrT
6/22
2020
Just a brutal, ominous rundown of all the early problems for de Blasio’s new “testing army” from @sharonNYT: A “ver… https://t.co/ZexEqbnfQI
Retweeted by BKLYNERMake Music New York, the annual music festival that brings free live performances to public spaces across the city,… https://t.co/T4Qw9q1POh
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6/21
2020
Has Brooklyn Paramount Theatre Renovation Been Permanently Delayed? via @AYReport https://t.co/gerAgkUouc“We are not collectively yet totally free from this system of privilege, but like the ancestors, we will celebrate… https://t.co/RlgEvEFY4ZMake Music New York, the annual music festival that brings free live performances to public spaces across the city,… https://t.co/T4Qw9q1POh#Juneteenth's a powerful day any year. This year it carries special meaning for those of us fighting systemic racis… https://t.co/GtvkjT3kXr
Retweeted by BKLYNERbringing back this list of Black-owned coffee shops in Brooklyn because we all need it: https://t.co/uEDz5b8VvJ
Retweeted by BKLYNERI shared some thoughts about the dreaded Father's Day weekend on @bklyner . "For many adoring children, this Sunday… https://t.co/QDbd5rQU7l
Retweeted by BKLYNERBlack Lives Matter vigil at Maria Hernandez Park in Bushwick, Brooklyn. #thisbushwicklife #bushwickbrooklynhttps://t.co/7ugusr3OtA
Retweeted by BKLYNERGK staff was present today at #GrandArmyPlaza in #Brooklyn for the #JUNETEENTH2020 #FreedomDay rally with… https://t.co/3ABDf8uNVw
Retweeted by BKLYNERWalking through my hood in #Williamsburg #Brooklyn on #JUNETEENTH2020 and loving these murals! 👊🏽👊🏽 👊🏽❤🖤💚 https://t.co/BssGGURJBG
Retweeted by BKLYNERBrooklyn Bridge entrance right now #JUNETEENTH2020 #BREONNATAYLOR #nycprotests #NoJusticeNoPeace #Brooklyn https://t.co/1z4wI6YSV2
Retweeted by BKLYNERCould Coronavirus Exodus from Manhattan Impact Competitive Tri-Borough Congressional Primary? https://t.co/PBMXv3Blxk
Retweeted by BKLYNERLast night, without hesitation, these @NYPD62Pct officers rushed to save a distraught woman who jumped into Gravese… https://t.co/agWUTt3fsQ
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6/19
2020
.@NYGovCuomo offers praise for New York press corps during his briefings these last few months. Says a course will… https://t.co/3zUhUtnoFy
Retweeted by BKLYNER“For many adoring children, this Sunday is Father’s Day. Those like me will be reminded that their father died.” https://t.co/fE1Lzgu0TD#juneteenth https://t.co/R1mpwWX0j4“After seven years of failed leadership, the COVID-19 pandemic and the recent spectacle of police brutality have re… https://t.co/mHXJnend6PWhile the fight for #DACA is not over, today's #SCOTUS decision was a major victory. Our country made a promise to… https://t.co/WWfEadeDBm
Retweeted by BKLYNERToday we joined @MarkTreyger718, @CitiBikeNYC & @NYCEDC to deliver donated @HuffyBicycles, DOT #bikenyc helmets & d… https://t.co/p7avthHe8x
Retweeted by BKLYNERConfirmed! Once outdoor dining opens, bathrooms do too. https://t.co/ctl8zRFICu
Retweeted by BKLYNERWe’re on track to hit Phase 2 of our restart on Monday. That means reopening: -Offices -In-store retail -Outdoor d… https://t.co/4xP1ZCnvBb
Retweeted by BKLYNERMuch love to the person at the window and the other customers who stood up for Black lives and our community in thi… https://t.co/SOFX9xvB0E
Retweeted by BKLYNER“We are not on your throat, Felix. We are fighting because we believe in this community,” @Katherine4AD51 shot back. https://t.co/qojbjbdLhLMayor Bill de Blasio announced that steps are being taken to speed up the investigations within NYPD in cases where… https://t.co/li99O0xGO6“We wake up every day and we’re Black. It’s not something that can change and it’s not something that I want to cha… https://t.co/agzBdKNIw5The staff now need to ensure that habits they’ve tried so hard to help their formerly homeless residents break – se… https://t.co/13rnDC1Mu5BREAKING: @NYCMayor announces that playgrounds will REOPEN on Monday. Learn more about Phase Two of reopening righ… https://t.co/eAXVSoNnDK
Retweeted by BKLYNERThe Rent Freeze just passed! 2 million New Yorkers living in rent-stabilized apartments can breathe a little easier.
Retweeted by BKLYNERI understand that people are excited for July 4th, but these fireworks are completely out of control. 🎇 I’m heari… https://t.co/u74HEfLrjP
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6/18
2020
“we wake up every day and we’re Black. it’s not something that can change and it’s not something that i want to cha… https://t.co/YRArRoCNJO
Retweeted by BKLYNERNew York City is on track to enter Phase 2 of reopening on Monday. It's up to all of us to ensure a successful reo… https://t.co/80HbJT2ahZ
Retweeted by BKLYNERHeshy Tishler and Kalman Yerger continues his mission to open up parks, this morning on McDonald Ave and Ave F https://t.co/VedvAcyUVY
Retweeted by BKLYNERReleasing my 10 point plan to stop police brutality! We must fund our values, eliminate police violence and elevate… https://t.co/TdSxckTWhx
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6/17
2020
🚨 WANTED 🚨 for RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT in front of 2328 Newkirk Ave #Flatbush #Brooklyn on 5/31/20. 👓 Seen him? Know… https://t.co/kgMxzvBrsW
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6/16
2020
“The lives of Black people matter. The lives of Black trans people matter. It’s not that hard to understand.” https://t.co/lCXsfoBlEJFunding for Youth and Social Services Shows The True Priorities of The City https://t.co/DC0GyVb4CKhere it is! i got to speak to 23-year-old alhassan umar from the bronx, where he told me what it means to be a Blac… https://t.co/DCGBeXGxHM
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6/15
2020
.@NYGovCuomo says infection rates are going up in 23 other states, but not in New York
Retweeted by BKLYNER“It's not easy being a Black man. You know what it feels like to be wanted for what you can offer, but not wanted f… https://t.co/zTGMutpwTI
6/12
2020
All donations from #BloomsdayLockIn will be going to the incredible organization @chips4thave which feeds over 350… https://t.co/MVa9yRZWdZ
Retweeted by BKLYNERCrossFit gym managers, patrons, and trainers have been reeling the last week following racist comments made by thei… https://t.co/uDNlCYvVDKFree COVID-19 diagnostic and antibody testing on the corner of Newkirk and Coney Island Avenues tonight! https://t.co/iPMxMucmpv“We name streets to bestow high honor to a person’s name, and hold them in our neighborhood’s collective memory. Th… https://t.co/ZgfpU6n77nWe’ve compiled nearly 1,000 names so far - only about 4.5% of the total number of New York City residents lost to C… https://t.co/GVKUKAFEO3
Retweeted by BKLYNERAND AGAIN: Children Kicked Out Of Williamsburg Park [VIDEO] https://t.co/RISTm9KLY9
Retweeted by BKLYNERNEW: Community Activist Takes on 47-Year Incumbent in North Brooklyn Assembly Race - via @GothamGazette https://t.co/ebkdlJNE3Y
Retweeted by BKLYNERYesterday, Officers Swift & Weaver from the @NYPD81Pct responded to a call of 2 people shot. They saw one of the vi… https://t.co/IsLKTGJTlB
Retweeted by BKLYNERAre you looking for a job? Join @NYCMayorsOffice tomorrow from 1 - 2 pm for a virtual job fair for contact tracers.… https://t.co/fRtelQw1r4
Retweeted by BKLYNERPick up free masks for your small business today at 931 Flatbush Ave. from 2-4 pm while supplies last. Email flatbu… https://t.co/9zwO4BkiY3
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6/11
2020
📣 NEWS: We won our lawsuit against ICE, filed together with @NewYorkStateAG ! ICE is now enjoined from making arre… https://t.co/I7ZyuLaHfV
Retweeted by BKLYNERBrooklyn's new --and accidental-- 'Town Square' https://t.co/14MsO2Rkdl
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6/10
2020

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