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Grab a Free Kosher Lunch for Kids This Week in Boro Park & Williamsburg!

BORO PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - This week Monday through Thursday Met Council will be giving away nearly 5,000 free kosher lunches for kids in Boro Park and...

Molinaro Needs Help Answering Questions About Brooklyn

CONEY ISLAND - The Republican candidate for Governor Marc Molinaro made a low-profile stop Saturday in Coney Island, and demonstrated both why he's the...

Carranza takes issue with admissions to New York City’s gifted programs

By Christina Veiga Ever since the city launched a push to scrap the entrance exam for its vaunted specialized high schools, Chancellor Richard Carranza has...

“Very Baaaaad Boys” on the run

SUNSET PARK - There are goats on the loose in Sunset Park along the N tracks, the MTA has announced. At this point, they are...

Mayor Brings ‘City Hall In Your Borough’ To Brooklyn This Week

Mayor Bill de Blasio is working from home this week. Starting on Monday, August 20, de Blasio and members of his administration will work from...

An Accident, A Homicide, and an Unknown: Three Dead in Brooklyn Over Weekend

PARK SLOPE - A would-be robber was electrocuted and killed this weekend when he slipped and fell onto the third rail while attempting to...

Campaign contribution limits, citywide participatory budgeting and term limits for community board members likely...

DUMBO - Decreasing campaign contribution limits, launching a citywide participatory budgeting program, and establishing term limits for community board members are some of the...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Off-Duty Cop Shoots Man in Wheelchair, 81-Year Old Thwarts Knife-Wielding Robber...

EAST FLATBUSH - In the early hours of Sunday, around 2:45 am, an off-duty cop shot and wounded an armed man in a wheelchair...

This Week In BKLYNER: Free School Supplies For Kids, Karaoke For Seniors & More

Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and subscribe. If you have news tips, story ideas, or...

Commemorate the 242nd Anniversary Of The Battle Of Brooklyn

On August 27, 1776, British troops advanced towards the American solider camp in Brooklyn Heights. For those familiar with the history of The Battle...

Grab a Free Kosher Lunch for Kids This Week in Boro...

BORO PARK/WILLIAMSBURG - This week Monday through Thursday Met Council will be giving away nearly 5,000 free kosher lunches for kids in Boro Park and...

New Details on Proposed Atlantic Avenue Detention Center Expansion

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Six months after the Mayor proposed expanding the Atlantic Avenue Detention Center to facilitate the closure of Riker's Island, new details...

Run Your First Half Marathon in Brooklyn

There’s no better time or place than the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon on October 20 for your first half marathon. You’ll remember the...

Commemorate the 242nd Anniversary Of The Battle Of Brooklyn

On August 27, 1776, British troops advanced towards the American solider camp in Brooklyn Heights. For those familiar with the history of The Battle...

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