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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...

Midwood Parking Rules Changed For Shabbos

MIDWOOD - At select locations in Midwood, alternate side parking has been eliminated on Saturday, so observant Jews won’t have to move their cars on Shabbos. Councilmember David Greenfield, who has fought for parking changes...

This Morning’s Manhattan Bridge Rescue (VIDEO)

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drH2CT689bY] This morning, during early rush hour, police officers talked a man out of jumping off the Manhattan bridge. NYPD Emergency Service Unit and Aviation Unit responded to a 911 call at 7:20 am...

Real Estate Roundup: Back To School Specials

We're past the midway point of August, which means that all eyes are turning away from the beach and back to school. Local schools like Medgar Evers, Brooklyn College, and Pratt are about to...

New Restaurants Coming Soon To Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Carroll Gardens

Lots of new restaurants will be opening up around Brooklyn in the coming weeks. Here's what we've spotted during recent wanderings around the neighborhoods of northern Park Slope, Prospect Heights, and Carroll Gardens. What have we...

12 Ways to Make Losing Weight a Little Easier

“Weight loss is hard, there’s no question about that. But it’s not impossible,” says Andrea Skowronek, Registered Dietitian and Coordinator at the Weight Loss Center at The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC). Here are 12 things...

Brooklyn Heights’ Tenants Sue Kushner Cos Over Rent Stabilization

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Nine tenants filed a lawsuit claiming they were overcharged in rent-regulated apartments owned by Donald Trump's son in law's family company, Kushner Cos. According to Crain's New York Business , the real-estate...

7 Great Dog Parks To Check Out In Brooklyn

Looking to enjoy the end of summer with your furry friend? Check out these dog parks in Brooklyn, from Dyker Heights to Greenpoint and Bay Ridge to Bed Stuy! 1. Hillside Dog Park, Brooklyn Heights...

Eat & Drink

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...

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...

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...