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5 Years Since Sandy: Three Stories From Red Hook

RED HOOK - Few neighborhoods in Brooklyn were hit as hard by Superstorm Sandy as Red Hook. Below we talked to residents and businesses about then and now, and whether they feel ready should...

Neighbors Plant Over 1,000 Flower Bulbs In East Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH - Junior troops of the Saint Vincent Ferrer Girl Scouts helped members of the Tilder Block Association plant over 1,000 flowering bulbs along East 31st and East 32nd Streets this Saturday. Come next...

Help Police Identify Creep Stalking Two Siblings In Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the man seen in the below video in connection to stalking a young sister and brother in Crown Heights. https://youtu.be/VbfPrUoL4ks According to police, at...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Suspect Arrested In Home Invasion, Subway Assaults, And More

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT - The NYPD announced on Friday that a suspect was arrested in connection to the death of 91-year-old Waldiman Thompson during a recent home invasion/robbery in Bed-Stuy. Dwayne Blackwood, 27, of East New York was...

Prospect Park To Go Completely Car Free Starting January 2!

PROSPECT PARK - Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced this morning that Prospect Park will go car free starting January 2, 2018. DeBlasio was surrounded by Council member Brad Lander, Brooklyn Parks Commissioner Marty Mar, Brooklyn Borough...

This Week In BKLYNER: Loose Bull, Lit Target, Spooky Cops & 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...

Three Reasons To Spend This Weekend In Prospect Park South: Massive Yard Sale, Halloween...

Best Halloween decorations in Brooklyn. 2. Massive houses means massive yard sales. 3. Same weekend as the open studios in the neighborhood.

Real Estate Roundup: Spooky Abodes

'Tis the season for the spooky and scary. However, deals that will knock you dead are a year-round special that BKLYNER specializes in. Scroll down to descend into damned good deals. Greenwood Cemetery is home to...

5 Years Since Sandy: How The Storm Affected DUMBO’s Beloved Jane’s Carousel

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 - After more than 25 years...

DOT Proposes Phase II of Bike Lane Expansion in Bushwick

BUSHWICK -After adding more bike lanes to Bushwick streets last year, the DOT has proposed expansion in Phase II of their Bike Network project in the neighborhood. Community Board 4—Bushwick—is considered a Priority Bicycle District...

Halloween: A Frightening Visit To The 78th Precinct

PARK SLOPE - The officers of the NYPD's 78th Precinct want to scare you—but all in good fun. For the past three years, Commanding Officer Frank DiGiacomo has been the mastermind behind transforming the precinct's...

Missing Person: Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 29-year old Jacob Aristomene, missing since Wednesday, October 18. Aristomene was last seen around 3:00 pm at his home on the 1800...

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...

Two Stabbed, One Dead in Brighton Beach on Saturday

BRIGHTON BEACH - A late-night dispute by a group on Brighton Beach Ave resulted in the stabbing death of an 18-year old man over...

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

Real Estate Roundup: Spooky Abodes

'Tis the season for the spooky and scary. However, deals that will knock you dead are a year-round special that BKLYNER specializes in. Scroll...

Interesting

5 Years Since Sandy: Three Stories From Red Hook

RED HOOK - Few neighborhoods in Brooklyn were hit as hard by Superstorm Sandy as Red Hook. Below we talked to residents and businesses...

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...