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Brownsville Parks Report Shows Need for Investment, Advocacy

BROWNSVILLE - Even as the city responds to community organizing for better parks in Brownsville, a new report shows significant failures in access and...

Kmart opened at Sears on Beverley on Saturday

FLATBUSH - This past Saturday, June 16th, Sears and Kmart unveiled a new "store-in-a-store" format—a Kmart Convenience store located inside the Sears’ landmarked Brooklyn location...

Make Music New York Returns Thursday, June 21

Celebrate the summer solstice—the longest day of the year—with the return of Make Music New York, a festival featuring free concerts in public spaces...

SummerStage Returns to Coney Island Tomorrow Night, Starts Summer of Free Music Events

CONEY ISLAND - Coney Island is a must stop destination for Brooklynites, New Yorkers and tourists alike during the summer, boasting everything from boardwalk games...

Celebrate Juneteenth At Weeksville Heritage Center

CROWN HEIGHTS - In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation declared the end of slavery in the U.S., but it wasn't until June 19, 1865 that...

Myrtle Avenue Plaza Debuts This Thursday With Free Public Events All Summer

CLINTON HILL - After more than ten years in the making, the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership will debut the new $7 million, 25,000-square-foot pedestrian...

Coney Island’s 36th Annual Mermaid Parade [PHOTOS]

CONEY ISLAND - On a hot, sunny Saturday, crowds gathered along Surf Avenue in Coney Island to check out the 36th Annual Mermaid Parade,...

Man Sentenced For Assaulting Homeless Man And Streaming Attack On Facebook Live

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced last Friday that a 24-year-old Prospect-Lefferts Gardens resident was sentenced to five and a half years...

17-Foot-Tall Sculpture Depicting Endangered Rhinos Moves to MetroTech Commons

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The Last Three, the 17-foot-tall bronze sculpture depicting the last three northern white rhinos in the world stacked atop one another...

Celebrate Juneteenth At Weeksville Heritage Center

CROWN HEIGHTS - In 1863, the Emancipation Proclamation declared the end of slavery in the U.S., but it wasn't until June 19, 1865 that...

World Cup Fever has hit Brooklyn – Where are you catching...

World Cup Fever is here. Your friends and family are posting selfies of them sporting "their" team and you want to join in and...

Man Sentenced For Assaulting Homeless Man And Streaming Attack On Facebook...

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced last Friday that a 24-year-old Prospect-Lefferts Gardens resident was sentenced to five and a half years...

Council Member Menchaca Calls S.W. Bowne Grain Storehouse Fire ‘Highly Suspicious’

RED HOOK - Council Member Carlos Menchaca (District 38) has released a statement regarding Thursday night's two-alarm fire at the historic S.W. Bowne Grain...

Park Slope 1 Family Home 3.5M?…. FUHGEDDABOUDIT!

You don’t need to spend 3.5M for the home of your dreams, check out this affordable, stunning, renovated 1-Family Home listed for 2.15M in...

WATCH Bunkeddeko Debate Clarke Tonight on NY1

FLATBUSH, CROWN HEIGHTS, PARK SLOPE - we have a congressional race this year in District 9, currently represented by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, and the...

WATCH Bunkeddeko Debate Clarke Tonight on NY1

FLATBUSH, CROWN HEIGHTS, PARK SLOPE - we have a congressional race this year in District 9, currently represented by Congresswoman Yvette Clarke, and the...

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