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Thursday, October 19, 2017

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The Down Low: Classical Concerts In Your Living Room, Empty “Gravesite” In Gowanus &...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. Gotham Market At The Ashland Up For Interior Design Award  Neither Slaves' Nor Soldiers' Remains...

Prospect Park Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Tree Planting And ESB Lighting

PROSPECT PARK - Though Prospect Park has been celebrating its 150th anniversary all year, today—October 19, marks the actual day the Park officially debuted in 1867! To commemorate the day, the Prospect Park Alliance hosted...

Mayor De Blasio Meets Council District 33 At Brooklyn Heights Town Hall

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Hundreds of Brooklyn residents turned out for a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill De Blasio Wednesday evening moderated by Council Member Stephen Levin at St. Francis College. Acting Brooklyn District Attorney...

DOT Priorities Questioned As Traffic Safety Study By PS889 / IS890 Not Completed As...

KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - It's getting to be the end of October soon, mornings are getting darker, and getting to school will become an even bigger challenge to students at the new PS889 / IS890...

Russian Trolls Tricked Americans in Brooklyn In An Effort To Sow Racial Division

Russian trolls tricked Americans into helping them sow divisions along racial lines leading up to the 2016 election and into 2017—even right here in Brooklyn. A phony website called “Black Fist” paid Bed-Stuy based activist...

BPL Clears All Student Fines Today

BROOKLYN - Any young patron who has been unable to borrow books due to outstanding fines - here's some good news. All of the city's public libraries, including Brooklyn Public Library, are forgiving all outstanding fines...

Weekend Art Events: October 19-22 (Family Food Fest, Open Studios, Book Sales & More)

It officially feels like fall outside—perfect weather for a harvest festival at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! Prefer to stay in and cozy up with a good book? Then the Park Slope and Cortelyou Libraries'...

It’s Not Easy Finding a Place to Go on Fulton Street

FORT GREENE - Walking down Fulton Street between Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Yvonne Smith can find a bar, a deli, a supermarket, a laundromat, a methadone clinic and even a veterinarian. The only...

Missing Person: Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 46-year old Thomas John, missing since Tuesday, October 17. John was last seen around 4:30 pm at his home at Brighton...

Frances Bronet To Become Pratt Institute’s 12th President

CLINTON HILL - Pratt Institute has chosen Frances Bronet as the Institute’s 12th president. Pratt Institute has been preparing its students for careers in art, design, architecture, information, as well as liberal arts and sciences on its campuses...

Midwood Library’s Children’s Area To Be Renovated Next Year

  MIDWOOD - Located on East 16th Street, just off Avenue J, Midwood Library serves thousands of children each week, and now, thanks to $3.5 million approved by Council Member Greenfield, it's second-floor children's area...

NYPD’s 78th Precinct Rolls Out Neighborhood Coordination Officer Program At Brooklyn Museum

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - The lobby of the Brooklyn Museum was a sea of blue Tuesday evening as the NYPD's 78th Precinct hosted an event to roll out its Neighborhood Coordination Officer (NCO) Program. NCOs are officers...

Target Express Lights Up The Marquee on 18th Avenue: Open For Business

BENSONHURST - The highly-anticipated Target Express on 18th Avenue debuted to excited community leaders, shoppers and employees on Tuesday night. Councilman Mark Treyger, Brooklyn Deputy Borough President Diana Reyna and store lead Mickela Ivey...

Nine New Restaurants To Check Out In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Here's a list of nine new restaurants recently opened or coming soon around northwest Brooklyn. Bon appétit! Celestine One John Street, DUMBO (Now Open) Opened last Thursday, this new Mediterranean-inspired eatery situated on the DUMBO...

City Council Passes Bill for Hurricane Sandy Committee, Seeks Report on Outcomes, Recommendations for...

Five years on from Hurricane Sandy, a new task force will prepare New York City for future natural disasters. Yesteday, on Tuesday, October 16, the City Council voted unanimously on Councilmember Mark Treyger’s (47th District)...

5 Years Since Sandy: Daniel Power Of DUMBO’s PowerHouse Arena Remembers

October 29 marks the five year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. BKLYNER interviewed local business owners who were affected by the historic storm about their experiences and lessons learned. DUMBO - The PowerHouse Arena was one of...

Rapist Arrested and Charged in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - The man wanted for a rape that occurred last weekend in Bushwick has been arrested and charged, police say. Jason Lasry, a 38-year...

It’s Not Easy Finding a Place to Go on Fulton Street

FORT GREENE - Walking down Fulton Street between Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Yvonne Smith can find a bar, a deli, a supermarket, a...

Eat & Drink

Nine New Restaurants To Check Out In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Here's a list of nine new restaurants recently opened or coming soon around northwest Brooklyn. Bon appétit! Celestine One John Street, DUMBO (Now Open) Opened...

Real Estate & Development

DOT Priorities Questioned As Traffic Safety Study By PS889 / IS890...

KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - It's getting to be the end of October soon, mornings are getting darker, and getting to school will become an even...

Interesting

Mayor De Blasio Meets Council District 33 At Brooklyn Heights Town...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Hundreds of Brooklyn residents turned out for a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill De Blasio Wednesday evening moderated by Council...

Halloween in Prospect Park

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to the 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair! Taking place Saturday, October 28, this...