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Stickball in the Streets of Bay Ridge, Witches in Bushwick Bookshops & More of...

The Brooklyn food incubator PilotWorks closed abruptly over the weekend, leaving local businesses that use their industrial kitchens wondering what they'll do. Speaking of kitchens: the Top Chef from Carroll Gardens who poisoned his neighbor's...

GOS 2018: Visit The Studios Of 400+ Gowanus Artists

GOWANUS - Gowanus Open Studios returns this weekend bigger and better than ever, with more than 400 participating artists and venues opening their doors to the public and welcoming visitors. Presented by Arts Gowanus, the...

Orion’s Belt Liquor License Delayed Over No Quarter’s Reputation

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn Community Board 10 voiced deep concerns about whether to recommend a liquor license for Orion's Belt, a bar looking to open at 8015 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge -...

CB2 Rejects 570 Fulton Plans, Neighbors Sue City Over New Fort Greene High-Rise

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/FORT GREENE - At the Brooklyn Community Board 2 General Meeting last Wednesday, the board voted against a rezoning request that would allow a 40-story tower to rise at 570 Fulton Street. Slate Property...

Flatbush Community Speaks Out About “Cornerstore Caroline” Incident

FLATBUSH - "Cornerstore Caroline's" stunt last week traumatized a kid, and Flatbush community isn't having it. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte held a community conversation outside Sahara Deli Market on Albermarle Rd....

GOP Leader who OK’d Proud Boys Event Works for Golden

The GOP leader who defended his decision to host the far-right group Proud Boys at his political club Friday also works for a Brooklyn Republican lawmaker who will not return calls about the event. The...

City To Gerritsen Avenue Drivers: Slow Down!

GERRITSEN BEACH - The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) installed six rubberized temporary pedestrian islands on Gerritsen Avenue last week in its latest attempt to calm the traffic. Residents are concerned about having...

Flying High Over Greenpoint in a New Music Video

GREENPOINT - Can you see your house from here? A new music video from artist Tim Poovey, recording as Pink Slater, uses drone footage from over Greenpoint as the backdrop for his latest track,...

Southwest Brooklyn Marine Transfer Station Is Open

GRAVESEND - Southwest Brooklyn Marine Transfer Station (Southwest MTS) quietly opened on October 1, 2018. The facility has a capacity to accept 700-900 tons of garbage a day and is now the destination for waste...

7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala Will Raise Scholarship Funds For 4 Local...

PARK SLOPE - The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting the 7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala this Wednesday, October 17 to raise scholarship funds for civc-minded students graduating from the John Jay Educational...

Flatbush Community Speaks Out About “Cornerstore Caroline” Incident

FLATBUSH - "Cornerstore Caroline's" stunt last week traumatized a kid, and Flatbush community isn't having it. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte held a community conversation outside Sahara Deli Market on Albermarle Rd....

“Cornerstore Caroline” Lied

FLATBUSH - A video titled "Cornerstore Caroline" that documents an incident that took place on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Flatbush, has gone viral. It shows a white woman calling the cops on a black child...

Pit Bull Flower Power: Portraits Show Another Side To Feared Dogs

COBBLE HILL - Growing up in Lyon, France, there were two things Sophie Gamand loved to do—play with animals and create art. Today, she uses her artistic talents to create  charming, playful portraits of...

Daly Pie Owner Faces Eviction Following Year-Long Battle With Breast Cancer

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Last year, Meghan Daly, owner of Daly Pie, began intensive treatment for breast cancer. Though she recently completed her treatment, she now faces another battle, keeping her popular pie shop from...

The Night Mayor Came To Listen, But North Brooklyn Neighbors Feel Left Out

Last week, the "Night Mayor," Ariel Palitz, kicked off her office's listening tour of the five boroughs in Brooklyn, and some North Brooklyn residents don't feel like they got a chance to give their input. On...

Orion’s Belt Liquor License Delayed Over No Quarter’s Reputation

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn Community Board 10 voiced deep concerns about whether to recommend a liquor license for Orion's Belt, a bar looking to open at 8015 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge -...

Daly Pie Owner Faces Eviction Following Year-Long Battle With Breast Cancer

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Last year, Meghan Daly, owner of Daly Pie, began intensive treatment for breast cancer. Though she recently completed her treatment, she now faces another battle, keeping her popular pie shop from...

Five Exciting Spots to Eat in Greenpoint

We know: it's supposed to be soup season. Yet it's almost 80 degrees in October. And in light of the new report that says climate change will scorch the Earth way sooner than we thought—like, within...

Thai Farm Kitchen Brings Farm-To-Table Thai Food To Church Avenue

KENSINGTON - Last night, a new Thai restaurant softly opened its doors on Church Avenue.  Thai Farm Kitchen is the latest addition to the already excellent Thai dining options we have in Kensington and...

Celebrate African Restaurant Week in Brooklyn

Looking for a new dining experience? It's currently African Restaurant Week in New York and participating restaurants are offering tastings and deals on meals across the five boroughs, leading up to a food festival...

Orion’s Belt Liquor License Delayed Over No Quarter’s Reputation

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn Community Board 10 voiced deep concerns about whether to recommend a liquor license for Orion's Belt, a bar looking to open at 8015 5th Avenue in Bay Ridge -...

Road Rage or a Hate Crime? Brutal Beating in Borough Park Sparks Outrage

BOROUGH PARK - Over the weekend, a brutal attack on a Jewish man in the streets of Brooklyn has led to public outcry over what could be a case of extreme road rage or...

Weekend Crime Blotter: MTA Bus Driver Arrested For Exposing Himself to Bay Ridge Kids,...

BAY RIDGE - Police have arrested and charged the MTA bus driver wanted for exposing himself to young girls in Bay Ridge last week. Matthew Wohlfahrt, 28, was charged with endangering the welfare of a...

“Cornerstore Caroline” Lied

FLATBUSH - A video titled "Cornerstore Caroline" that documents an incident that took place on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Flatbush, has gone viral. It shows a white woman calling the cops on a black child...

What Causes Traffic on Nostrand Avenue? Councilmembers want to fix these issues.

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilmen Chaim Deutsch and Jumaane Williams, on Thursday, requested the Department of Transportation take another look at Nostrand Avenue, which they believe could be improved. And they want the cops...

CB2 Rejects 570 Fulton Plans, Neighbors Sue City Over New Fort Greene High-Rise

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/FORT GREENE - At the Brooklyn Community Board 2 General Meeting last Wednesday, the board voted against a rezoning request that would allow a 40-story tower to rise at 570 Fulton Street. Slate Property...

Prospect Heights Apartment House District Inches Towards Becoming Landmarked

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Community Board 8 voted in favor at it's October 11 general meeting, to pursue a new landmark district designation in Prospect Heights they say will stop developers from using air rights to...

Quay Tower Penthouse To Become Brooklyn’s Priciest Residence & Neighborhood Rankings

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - A penthouse in the Quay Tower at Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6 is on the way to becoming the most expensive residence in Brooklyn. The posh pad recently went into contract for...

Landmarks Preservation Committee Rejects St. Gregory’s Development Proposal

CROWN HEIGHTS -- The New York City Landmarks Preservation Committee sent Workable St. Johns LLC and designers PKSB Architects back to the drawing board on Tuesday to revise the development project at St. Greggory...

Public Place Community Workshop Scheduled For Thursday, Nov. 1

GOWANUS - After the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) presented the Gowanus rezoning framework in June, the city promised to follow up with the community this Fall regarding plans for Public Place. Mark your...

Ask a Contractor Series: Three Questions To Ask Your Contractor Before Starting Your...

SPONSORED: Getting a home renovated in NYC is very exciting. But, it is also incredibly complex. To help make sure your renovation is successful and as stress-free as possible, the team at Home Evolutions...

Life simplified: Click & Shop With Peapod

SPONSORED - For a variety of reasons, getting to the grocery store on a weekly or even bi-weekly basis can be hard. In my case, with two kids under 5, a freelance work-life to...

Join us for the Brooklyn Runs 5K

The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Explore Brooklyn would like you to join them at their inaugural BROOKLYN RUNS 5K Corporate Challenge presented by Just Energy. Run (or walk) as an individual or as a team...

Founders Ball to Highlight The Brooklyn Hospital Center and Mount Sinai Heart Collaboration

Key sponsors and celebrities are showing their support of Brooklyn Hospital Foundation’s 2018 Founders Ball to be held on Thursday, October 18, 6:30 pm, at NY Marriott/Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams Street, in Downtown Brooklyn....

There’s Still Time to Gather Your Co-workers and Run a Brooklyn 5K

Bring the office to the park for a fun, teambuilding event that strengthens community in Brooklyn and promotes health in the workplace. There’s still time to register for the inaugural Just Energy BROOKLYN RUNS...

GOS 2018: Visit The Studios Of 400+ Gowanus Artists

GOWANUS - Gowanus Open Studios returns this weekend bigger and better than ever, with more than 400 participating artists and venues opening their doors to the public and welcoming visitors. Presented by Arts Gowanus, the...

Flatbush Community Speaks Out About “Cornerstore Caroline” Incident

FLATBUSH - "Cornerstore Caroline's" stunt last week traumatized a kid, and Flatbush community isn't having it. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte held a community conversation outside Sahara Deli Market on Albermarle Rd....

7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala Will Raise Scholarship Funds For 4 Local...

PARK SLOPE - The Park Slope Civic Council is hosting the 7th Annual Food for Thought Tasting Gala this Wednesday, October 17 to raise scholarship funds for civc-minded students graduating from the John Jay Educational...

Public Place Community Workshop Scheduled For Thursday, Nov. 1

GOWANUS - After the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) presented the Gowanus rezoning framework in June, the city promised to follow up with the community this Fall regarding plans for Public Place. Mark your...

Pit Bull Flower Power: Portraits Show Another Side To Feared Dogs

COBBLE HILL - Growing up in Lyon, France, there were two things Sophie Gamand loved to do—play with animals and create art. Today, she uses her artistic talents to create  charming, playful portraits of...

GOP Leader who OK’d Proud Boys Event Works for Golden

The GOP leader who defended his decision to host the far-right group Proud Boys at his political club Friday also works for a Brooklyn Republican lawmaker who will not return calls about the event. The...

Mayor Discusses Confrontation at YMCA, BQE Fix, And His Brooklyn Jail Plan

PARK SLOPE/BROOKLYN HEIGHTS/BOERUM HILL - Brian Lehrer's "Ask The Mayor" segment returned on Friday after a two week hiatus with Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking with the radio host for more than thirty minutes,...

The Night Mayor Came To Listen, But North Brooklyn Neighbors Feel Left Out

Last week, the "Night Mayor," Ariel Palitz, kicked off her office's listening tour of the five boroughs in Brooklyn, and some North Brooklyn residents don't feel like they got a chance to give their input. On...

Council Member Eugene – Why Won’t You Answer Our Questions? It’s Been A Year!

FLATBUSH - We've been reaching out to District 40 Council Member Mathieu Eugene for a year, asking for an interview, but all we got were excuses. Eugene has been representing Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Flatbush, Kensington,...

Borough President, Chancellor Unveil Plans for High-School STEAM Center at Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza joined up at the Brooklyn Navy Yard to reveal plans for an ambitious new education project: a multi-million dollar...

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