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This Week In BKLYNER: Old-School Bakery In Gravesend, New Church In Bay Ridge &...

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Creme and Cocoa: Caribbean Flavors from Childhood Memories

Creme and Cocoa is an ice cream shop and a family affair (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER) PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - Duck into Creme and Cocoa from a trip down Nostrand Ave and you're in an oasis—a well...

Upgraded Notify NYC App Alerts New Yorkers to Emergencies Wherever They Go

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Amid the myriad notifications pushing their way to the front of your phones—texts, tweets, Tinder connections and Times headlines—get ready to make room for one more. The new Notify NYC app is...

Real Estate Roundup: Planning Ahead

Neighborhoods are one of the most important parts of picking an apartment. One factor to consider in a neighborhood is climate change and the impact it will have on the city. Given the devastation...

Bloody Brawl On Flatbush Avenue Thursday Night

PARK SLOPE - A reader wrote in to say that he witnessed a scary incident on Flatbush Avenue between Bergen Street and 6th Avenue on his way home Thursday night. As he exited the Bergen...

Person Reportedly Struck By F Train At Avenue X Station

The MTA tweeted that F train service has resumed with delays. GRAVESEND - An incident earlier at the Avenue X subway station has suspended F train service between Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue in...

Weekend Subway Service In Brooklyn

Taking the subway on the weekend is just as frustrating as it is taking it during the week. If you're planning to travel via the subway this weekend, take a look at the list of...

Donate Gently Used Books To Park Slope Library’s Fall Book Sale

PARK SLOPE - Shake the sand out of your summer reading books and donate them, along with any other gently used books and media, to the Park Slope Library this weekend. Friends of the Park...

Brooklyn Artist Katie Merz Chosen To Create 80 Flatbush Mural

FORT GREENE/DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Back in May, Alloy Development issued a call for submissions seeking an artist to create temporary large-scale murals on the exterior of its 80 Flatbush project. Earlier this month, the firm announced...

NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In 4th Avenue Killing

BOERUM HILL - The NYPD has released surveillance video of the man they believe stabbed and shot a Staten Island man to death on the corner of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue Wednesday evening. https://youtu.be/S-ztL0YMD08 At...

New Restaurants Coming Soon to Franklin Street

GREENPOINT - Normally a messy restaurant interior would drive customers away, but passers-by have been exited by seeing the clutter inside some Franklin Street storefronts: tools and workbenches, paint cans and drop cloths—all signs...

The Down Low: Fake Elephant Stampede, Comic Book Crook & Other Stories You Shouldn’t...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. -Flatbush and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens To Be Designated "Little Caribbean" -Is Intersection at Atlantic Avenue...

Additional Police Officers Assigned To Greenpoint and Williamsburg After a Tragic Summer

GREENPOINT - The NYPD 94th precinct will benefit from increased police numbers both in McGolrick Park and throughout Greenpoint and Williamsburg after a summer fraught with fatal violence and community concerns over hate speech. State...

Atlantic Terminal And Atlantic Center Malls Sold

FORT GREENE - Forest City has sold its retail portfolio of a dozen properties in New York and New Jersey including Atlantic Terminal Mall and Atlantic Center across from the Barclays Center. Madison International Realty...

Missing Person: Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 15-year old Kaid Saleh, missing since Friday, September 15. Saleh was last seen around 5:00 pm at his home on the...

Weekend Art Events: September 21-24 (Atlantic Antic, Burlesque Festival, Photoville & More)

The 43rd annual Atlantic Antic, the oldest and biggest street festival in Brooklyn, takes over the western end of Atlantic Avenue on Sunday. There are also lots of musical events happening this weekend including the Brooklyn...

Eat & Drink

Creme and Cocoa: Caribbean Flavors from Childhood Memories

Creme and Cocoa is an ice cream shop and a family affair (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER) PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - Duck into Creme and Cocoa from a...

Upgraded Notify NYC App Alerts New Yorkers to Emergencies Wherever They...

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Amid the myriad notifications pushing their way to the front of your phones—texts, tweets, Tinder connections and Times headlines—get ready to...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Planning Ahead

Neighborhoods are one of the most important parts of picking an apartment. One factor to consider in a neighborhood is climate change and the...

Interesting

North Brooklyn Community Unites for Hurricane Irma Relief

BUSHWICK - The North Brooklyn community is rallying to help those affected by Hurricane Irma, holding a relief drive that is running through the...

“En Garde!” Calling Young Musketeers This Summer

Does your child like sword fighting? Do they love Star Wars and lightsabers? At Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club -- the best fencing club in Brooklyn --...