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Historic Districts Council Supports Push To Landmark Flatbush Presbyterian Church

DITMAS PARK —  The Historic Districts Council (HDC) penned a "letter of love" on Valentine's Day to support the efforts to landmark the Flatbush Presbyterian Church in Ditmas Park. The letter of support comes after...

Mayor Doubles Down On Anti-Semitic Crimes

MIDWOOD — Mayor Bill de Blasio denounced the recent uptick in hate crime complaints Thursday morning during a rally at the Kingsway Jewish Center in Midwood. Hate crimes are up 81 percent from last...

On The (Queer) Waterfront Coming to Brooklyn Historical Society

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - An exhibition examining the LGBTQ communities that thrived along Brooklyn’s waterfront from the 1800s through World War II will debut at the Brooklyn Historical Society in March. On the (Queer) Waterfront is the...

Homeless Man Succumbs To Injuries From Being Shot

CYPRESS HILLS - The 34-year-old man that was shot two months ago died from his injuries on Valentine's day. On December 30 at about 2:23 a.m., police arrived outside 2481 Pitkin Avenue to...

DCP To Present Gowanus Draft Zoning Feb. 28 At PS 133

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) will follow up last week's Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal open house with a formal presentation at 6pm on Thursday, February 28 at PS 133, William...

Running Out Of Time: Kings County Committee Agenda Angst

GREENPOINT — Members of the Kings County Democratic Committee voted to endorse Jumaane Williams Tuesday night, during what some are calling a crowded agenda to stifle what would have otherwise been an hour-long...

13-Year-Old Girl From Gravesend Is Missing

GRAVESEND - A 13-year-old girl has been reported missing and the police need help to find her. Christina Saco was last seen leaving her home on Avenue U on February 2 at about 1:30...

Valentine’s Day Crime Blotter: Cop Choking Wife, Burglary, A Missing Person...

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help searching for a man that went missing last month. 31-year-old James Johnston was last seen inside his home at 53 Morgan Avenue on January 29 at about 11...

A Valentine For Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - When Kathy Park Price first moved to 7th Street in 2012, she was smitten by a pair of red hearts dangling from a wire above the street at the...

Shahrzad Changalvaee Shares Lost Stories At Bushwick Gallery

BUSHWICK - On Friday, January 18, Shahrzad Changalvaee presented an exhibition, "In Absentia, In Effigie" at The Chimney, an industrial-looking cube gallery in the middle of a small parking lot in Bushwick. In...

On The (Queer) Waterfront Coming to Brooklyn Historical Society

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - An exhibition examining the LGBTQ communities that thrived along Brooklyn’s waterfront from the 1800s through World War II will debut at the Brooklyn Historical Society in March. On the (Queer) Waterfront is the first exhibit...

Homeless Man Succumbs To Injuries From Being Shot

CYPRESS HILLS - The 34-year-old man that was shot two months ago died from his injuries on Valentine's day. On December 30 at about 2:23 a.m., police arrived outside 2481 Pitkin Avenue to find Tyrece...

13-Year-Old Girl From Gravesend Is Missing

GRAVESEND - A 13-year-old girl has been reported missing and the police need help to find her. Christina Saco was last seen leaving her home on Avenue U on February 2 at about 1:30 p.m. Cops...

Valentine’s Day Crime Blotter: Cop Choking Wife, Burglary, A Missing Person & More

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help searching for a man that went missing last month. 31-year-old James Johnston was last seen inside his home at 53 Morgan Avenue on January 29 at about 11 p.m. The NYPD...

Shahrzad Changalvaee Shares Lost Stories At Bushwick Gallery

BUSHWICK - On Friday, January 18, Shahrzad Changalvaee presented an exhibition, "In Absentia, In Effigie" at The Chimney, an industrial-looking cube gallery in the middle of a small parking lot in Bushwick. In the small...

New & Coming Soon To Downtown Brooklyn: McNally Jackson, Hank’s Saloon & More

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Beloved independent bookshop McNally Jackson is headed to Brooklyn! Store owner, Sarah McNally, recently announced that she will open an outpost at City Point (445 Albee Square West). McNally Jackson’s flagship store almost had...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...

La Napa, A Tapas Restaurant Is Coming to Crown Heights In Spring

CROWN HEIGHTS — The owner of a tapas restaurant in Miami is taking over the shuttered bodega at the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Bergen Street. Francisco Anton is bringing his Latin American cuisine to Crown Heights...
Rosalia's Cafe replaces the Nostrand Avenue Connecticut Muffin in Crown Heights. (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Openings & Closings in Crown Heights & Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Here's a listing of what's opening & closing in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. To start, here are some retail scoops: Good news for those on the CB9 side of Franklin Avenue...

New Opening In Crown Heights: Babydudes

CROWN HEIGHTS — A Crown Heights couple is serving up coffee to residents in the nabe. Hannah Jacobs and Tali Petschek opened the coffee shop Babydudes last month after meeting at another commercial kitchen, ELEVEN36 on President...
Mayor Bill de Blasio during anti-Semitic rally at Kingsway Jewish Center (Photo: Todd Maisel)

Mayor Doubles Down On Anti-Semitic Crimes

MIDWOOD — Mayor Bill de Blasio denounced the recent uptick in hate crime complaints Thursday morning during a rally at the Kingsway Jewish Center in Midwood. Hate crimes are up 81 percent from last year. There have...

Homeless Man Succumbs To Injuries From Being Shot

CYPRESS HILLS - The 34-year-old man that was shot two months ago died from his injuries on Valentine's day. On December 30 at about 2:23 a.m., police arrived outside 2481 Pitkin Avenue to find Tyrece...

13-Year-Old Girl From Gravesend Is Missing

GRAVESEND - A 13-year-old girl has been reported missing and the police need help to find her. Christina Saco was last seen leaving her home on Avenue U on February 2 at about 1:30 p.m. Cops...

Valentine’s Day Crime Blotter: Cop Choking Wife, Burglary, A Missing Person & More

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help searching for a man that went missing last month. 31-year-old James Johnston was last seen inside his home at 53 Morgan Avenue on January 29 at about 11 p.m. The NYPD...

Sheepshead Bay Resident Missing Again

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police need help searching for a woman who went missing earlier this month. She's gone missing two times before. 25-year-old Sarah Dupre was last seen inside of her home at on East...

DCP To Present Gowanus Draft Zoning Feb. 28 At PS 133

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) will follow up last week's Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal open house with a formal presentation at 6pm on Thursday, February 28 at PS 133, William A. Butler...

New & Coming Soon To Downtown Brooklyn: McNally Jackson, Hank’s Saloon & More

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Beloved independent bookshop McNally Jackson is headed to Brooklyn! Store owner, Sarah McNally, recently announced that she will open an outpost at City Point (445 Albee Square West). McNally Jackson’s flagship store almost had...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...

Luxury Residences Being Used As Dorms, Party Venue For The 1%

DOWNTOWN/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Residents of luxury rental tower, The Azure at 436 Albee Square, are angry with the hordes of college students moving into their building. The 28-story residence, which was originally marketed as a family...

Ditmas Park’s Homeless Shelter Update

DITMAS PARK/KENSINGTON - Last night at IS62 a handful of neighbors, outnumbered at least 3:1 by city officials and police, listened to an update and asked questions about the shelter for 139 men that...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...

beauty + design + value: The ABC Carpet & Home Brooklyn Outlet Sale

Join abc carpet & home in celebration as they officially launch the abc carpet & home outlet in Industry City, Brooklyn. Shop the Outlet Sale for 5 days only, starting Thursday, February 14th, exclusively in...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...

Kids in the Game Summer Camp

An action-packed, classic day-camp experience in four locations throughout the city (UWS, Inwood, Riverdale, and Park Slope), Kids in the Game Camps emphasize enrichment through movement and play. With programming from 9 AM-4 PM (with...

Why Your Child Needs Camp to Be Successful in the 21st Century

SPONSORED: While camp is about playing sports, making new friends and learning to swim, it’s so much more than that.  Camp allows children to gain important life skills that truly can’t be learned in...

DCP To Present Gowanus Draft Zoning Feb. 28 At PS 133

GOWANUS - The NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) will follow up last week's Gowanus Draft Zoning Proposal open house with a formal presentation at 6pm on Thursday, February 28 at PS 133, William A. Butler...

Shahrzad Changalvaee Shares Lost Stories At Bushwick Gallery

BUSHWICK - On Friday, January 18, Shahrzad Changalvaee presented an exhibition, "In Absentia, In Effigie" at The Chimney, an industrial-looking cube gallery in the middle of a small parking lot in Bushwick. In the small...

Weekend Art Events: February 15-17 (Black Artstory Month, Cityfox Live, Eye of the Beholder...

Don't let the recent chilly weather keep you from exploring this weekend! Spend time relaxing while listening to jazz music with Out of the Collective, immerse yourself in a participatory performance, The Eye of...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Wins the Kings County Democratic Committee Endorsement And More

GREENPOINT — Councilman Jumaane Williams reigned supreme at Tuesday night's Kings County Democratic Committee meeting after 10 candidates running for public advocate pleaded their cases and one rogue "write-in" candidate was asked not to. When 10...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: David Stark Design

Most of the products being created by the tenants of Sunset Park’s Industry City are made to last (with the obvious exception of food). But one company there trades in the ephemeral. What they...
Mayor Bill de Blasio during anti-Semitic rally at Kingsway Jewish Center (Photo: Todd Maisel)

Mayor Doubles Down On Anti-Semitic Crimes

MIDWOOD — Mayor Bill de Blasio denounced the recent uptick in hate crime complaints Thursday morning during a rally at the Kingsway Jewish Center in Midwood. Hate crimes are up 81 percent from last year. There have...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Wins the Kings County Democratic Committee Endorsement And More

GREENPOINT — Councilman Jumaane Williams reigned supreme at Tuesday night's Kings County Democratic Committee meeting after 10 candidates running for public advocate pleaded their cases and one rogue "write-in" candidate was asked not to. When 10...

Public Advocate Race: CUNY Edition

FLATBUSH - Candidates for the February 26 Public Advocate special election have been spending their days in debates, one-on-one series, and just yesterday, a forum by City University of New York (CUNY) students. The forum...

Corey Johnson Apologizes To Mother Whose Child Was Violently Separated From Her At HRA...

BOERUM HILL - Jazmine Headley, the 23-year-old mother from Bed-Stuy whose young son was forcibly torn from her arms during an altercation at a Boerum Hill Human Resources Administration (HRA)/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) office received a...

Ilhan Omar On Being Unapologetically Muslim

SUNSET PARK - America's first hijab-wearing Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was the keynote speaker at the first annual Yemeni American Merchants Association (YAMA) Gala on Saturday, February 2.  She spoke of not giving up, the Muslim Ban, and...