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Park Slope Resident Wins SkyIce Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest In New Record...

PARK SLOPE - SkyIce Thai Food & Ice Cream hosted its second annual Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest Saturday afternoon, pitting nine contestants in a race to see who could finish an entire...

Missing Persons: East Flatbush and Coney Island

The NYPD is asking for help locating two missing persons, one from Coney Island and one from East Flatbush. Coney Island Lorena Puebla, a 15-year old girl from Coney Island, was reported missing on Wednesday, November...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Restaurant Fights, Subway Scuffles, iPhone Robbery and More

PARK SLOPE - City Employee Nilsa J. Lopez, an off-duty School Safety Agent, was arrested for assault in Park Slope at 8:00 pm on Friday, November 17. The 50-year old was at Rachel's Taqueria on...

Dan Donovan Is Told To “Do Your Job” By Angry Constituents At Coffee Talk

BAY RIDGE - Congressman Dan Donovan of 11th Congressional District (CD11) held Coffee Talk - a town hall meeting this past Saturday afternoon at Fort Hamilton High School’s cafeteria in Bay Ridge. The meeting...

Andrew Gounardes Announces Senate Run in District 22

BAY RIDGE - As of this morning, journalist Ross Barkan is not the only Democrat challenging State Senator Marty Golden's (R, District 22) seat in next year's elections. Attorney Andrew Gounardes, Counsel to Borough President Eric...

Barkan Says: Stop Overdevelopment of Southern Brooklyn’s Flood-Prone Waterfronts

BAY RIDGE - Ross Barkan, an award-winning journalist who is running to unseat State Senator Marty Golden (R, District 22) feels strongly about the environment. “Climate change and future flooding represent an existential threat to...

This Week In BKLYNER: Hottest Neighborhoods, Worst Landlords & More

Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or...

Real Estate Roundup: Give Thanks For These Deals

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we all know what that means: your house will be full of people who you don't really want to see. They'll look through every nook and cranny...

FREE Turkey Giveaways For Those In Need This Saturday

10:00 am Moore Street Market (110 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206) on Saturday, November 18 New York City Economic Development Corporation and Council Member Antonio Reynoso will be hosting the market’s first ever turkey...

Awesome New Gift Store Opening In PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - is about to get even more awesome, and just in time for the holidays. This Sunday at noon, neighbor Vanessa Raptopoulos will be opening the doors of her brand new gift store...

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall: EPA Provides An Update On The Cleanup

GOWANUS - With cleanup efforts officially kicking off at the Gowanus Canal’s Fourth Street Basin last month, elected officials and EPA representatives hosted a town hall meeting at the Wyckoff Gardens Community Center Thursday...

Sea Crest Rehabilitation Center celebrates the grand opening of new dialysis center

Sea Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Coney Island celebrated the grand opening of their new dialysis clinic with an open house on November 9th. Community physicians, health practitioners, dialysis clinicians, and hospital Social...

Double Parking: School Edition

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - In a local Sheepshead Facebook group, a conversation about double parking is boiling over. The tipping point? A long rant in the group about parents double parking and then abandoning their cars near...

Play Ball! McKinley Park’s Newly Renovated Baseball Field Opens

DYKER HEIGHTS - Yesterday, the NYC Parks Department cut the ribbon on the new and improved baseball field at McKinley Park in Dyker Heights. The $2.5 million renovations replaced the cracked asphalt surface with new...

Terra – A Casual European Cafe On Sheepshead Bay Road

SHEEPSHEAD - Dining has gone more upscale in the last year in Sheepshead Bay, with quite a few excellent additions. Terra, a cafe that opened at the end of October on Sheepshead Bay Road,...

City Council Passes Bill to Protect New Yorker’s Private Information

A new bill improving the privacy and protection of New Yorkers' personal data when collected by the city was passed by the city council yesterday, November 16. The bill, Intro 1588-A, was introduced by 45th...

Police Searching For Suspect Involved In Clinton Hill Car Chase That...

CLINTON HILL - The NYPD are searching for a suspect involved in a car chase in Clinton Hill Saturday afternoon that left a trail...

Confectionately Yours – Conversation With The Son-Of-A-Son-Of-A-Candymaker

MARINE PARK - I pull in front of an unpretentious ‘60s modern storefront at 2917 Avenue R, and enter what I momentarily mistake for...

Eat & Drink

FREE Turkey Giveaways For Those In Need This Saturday

10:00 am Moore Street Market (110 Moore St, Brooklyn, NY 11206) on Saturday, November 18 New York City Economic Development Corporation and Council Member...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Give Thanks For These Deals

Thanksgiving is just around the corner and we all know what that means: your house will be full of people who you don't really...

Interesting

Barkan Says: Stop Overdevelopment of Southern Brooklyn’s Flood-Prone Waterfronts

BAY RIDGE - Ross Barkan, an award-winning journalist who is running to unseat State Senator Marty Golden (R, District 22) feels strongly about the...

Sea Crest Rehabilitation Center celebrates the grand opening of new dialysis...

Sea Crest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center of Coney Island celebrated the grand opening of their new dialysis clinic with an open house on November...
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