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Brooklyn Court Officer Indicted For Forcing Woman To Perform Sex Act In Courthouse Stairwell

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that a Brooklyn Court Officer has been indicted for official misconduct and other charges for forcing a woman to perform a sexual act on him in...

Widow Launches Go Fund Me Campaign To Help Pay For Slain Husband’s Funeral

Police are searching for two men who stabbed a 42-year-old man to death Friday night just steps away from his home in Greenpoint. George Carroll, an actor and playwright originally from Texas, was walking near...

Help Cops Find Suspect Who Stabbed And Kicked Man In Deli

SEAGATE - Police are looking for a suspect who stabbed and kicked a man in a deli on Saturday, August 19. At approximately 1:20pm the suspect walked into World Deli located at 3602 Neptune Avenue,...
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[UPDATE] Teen Sexually Assaulted In Park Slope/Gowanus Area Park

The NYPD says that officers identified and spoke with the man they were seeking in the surveillance video released last week. He is no longer a person of interest in this case.  The man...

Win a Pair of Tickets to Wanderlust 108

Wanderlust 108 mindful triathlon returns to Brooklyn this September! #ComeTogether in Prospect Park and start the day with a 5K (run/walk), followed by a DJ-powered yoga flow class, and a guided meditation to bring it...
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Four People Shot At Canarsie Party

CANARSIE -  Four people were shot at a large party in Canarsie when a fight broke out early morning today, August 20. At approximately 3:30 am, one woman and three men were shot on East...

This Week In BKLYNER: Flowers, Flags, Flooding & More

Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or...

Where To See Monday’s Solar Eclipse In Brooklyn

Ever wanted to stare at an eclipse? We've got just the thing. Stop by any of our stores and pick up a pair of eclipse-viewing glasses—they're on us! (Not near a store? Tap the...

Real Estate Roundup: Start Out Right

Fall is just around the corner, which means the wonderful, cinnamon-scented juxtaposition of nature's death and life's new beginnings. So, while you search for the perfect pads for undergrads, keep in mind that Brooklyn...

Man Stabs Pit Bull To Death As It Attacks His Dog

Sunset Park - Following last week's horrific attack of a South Slope dog by four alleged pit bulls, a 31-year-old man killed a pit bull mix as it attacked his dog yesterday morning in...
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Teen Sexually Assaulted In Park Slope/Gowanus Area Park

https://youtu.be/zN90kFW-Udw Park Slope - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in finding the man seen in the above video who they say sexually assaulted a 17-year-old girl within the confines of the 78th Precinct....

Flash Flood Warning And Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Brooklyn

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for New York City until 11pm tonight, August 18. Excessive runoff from rainfall may cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses, as well as any...
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Gowanus Is Flooding– Again!

GOWANUS - Heavy rain flooded areas of Gowanus this early morning. https://www.facebook.com/parkslopefifthavenue/videos/1417224814991664/   Unfortunately, this is not the first time for Gowanus, as the Gowanus Canal is prone to high tides. It is also known as one...

East Flatbush Robber On Bike Targeted Women

EAST FLATBUSH -- NYPD is still looking for the bicyclist who robbed an 11 year old girl of her school bag, and targeted other women in a string of robberies in East Flatbush back...

Blue Apron Foods Changes Name To Hiller & Moon

Park Slope - Since 2002, Blue Apron Foods has sat near the corner of Union Street and 7th Avenue, offering gourmet specialties to its Park Slope neighbors including cheese, charcuterie, pastries, coffees, chocolates, and...

Bicyclist Killed In Kensington

Monday morning, around 7:30am, a car struck a bicyclist on the corner of Beverley Road and East 7th Street. The 69 year-old man was taken to Maimonides Hospital with head trauma, and died from...

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Blue Apron Foods Changes Name To Hiller & Moon

Park Slope - Since 2002, Blue Apron Foods has sat near the corner of Union Street and 7th Avenue, offering gourmet specialties to its...

Brooklyn Court Officer Indicted For Forcing Woman To Perform Sex Act...

Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced today that a Brooklyn Court Officer has been indicted for official misconduct and other charges for forcing...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Start Out Right

Fall is just around the corner, which means the wonderful, cinnamon-scented juxtaposition of nature's death and life's new beginnings. So, while you search for...

Interesting

This Week In Brooklyn History: BRT Trouble In August 1906

August 12 was a Sunday in 1906.  It was the day after a Justice ruled the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (BRT) can only charge...

14 Summer Camps With Spots Available

Summer camp kicks off in full force next week. Have you secured a spot for your child? If not, these camps still have room. Sports...