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Monday, September 25, 2017

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Woman Killed By ‘F’ Train Last Friday At Avenue X Station

GRAVESEND - Last Friday, September 22, BKLYNER reported that a person was struck by an "F" train at the Avenue X subway station, suspending "F" train service between Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue...

‘The Pulse of Brooklyn’—The Atlantic Antic

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Yesterday's smoldering heat was not enough to stop the oldest and biggest festival in Brooklyn-- The Atlantic Antic. At just 12:30pm, Atlantic Avenue was filled with vendors and festival-goers making the most...

Attempted Robbery On ‘Q’ Train, Burglary In Gravesend, Robberies In Bushwick And East New...

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - The NYPD are searching for the man seen in the below photos in connection to a recent attempted robbery on a "Q" train. At approximately 2:50pm on Friday, September 15, a 39-year-old woman...

Tunnel to Towers Marathon

By Brian Vazquez RED HOOK- It was a hot Sunday morning in Red Hook for the 6th annual Tunnel to Towers 5K Run and Walk marathon yesterday. The event pays homage to the FDNY firefighter Stephen...

This Week In BKLYNER: Old-School Bakery In Gravesend, New Church In Bay Ridge &...

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Creme and Cocoa: Caribbean Flavors from Childhood Memories

Creme and Cocoa is an ice cream shop and a family affair (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER) PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - Duck into Creme and Cocoa from a trip down Nostrand Ave and you're in an oasis—a well...

Upgraded Notify NYC App Alerts New Yorkers to Emergencies Wherever They Go

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Amid the myriad notifications pushing their way to the front of your phones—texts, tweets, Tinder connections and Times headlines—get ready to make room for one more. The new Notify NYC app is...

Real Estate Roundup: Planning Ahead

Neighborhoods are one of the most important parts of picking an apartment. One factor to consider in a neighborhood is climate change and the impact it will have on the city. Given the devastation...

Bloody Brawl On Flatbush Avenue Thursday Night

PARK SLOPE - A reader wrote in to say that he witnessed a scary incident on Flatbush Avenue between Bergen Street and 6th Avenue on his way home Thursday night. As he exited the Bergen...

Person Reportedly Struck By F Train At Avenue X Station

The MTA tweeted that F train service has resumed with delays. GRAVESEND - An incident earlier at the Avenue X subway station has suspended F train service between Kings Highway and Coney Island-Stillwell Avenue in...

Weekend Subway Service In Brooklyn

Taking the subway on the weekend is just as frustrating as it is taking it during the week. If you're planning to travel via the subway this weekend, take a look at the list of...

Donate Gently Used Books To Park Slope Library’s Fall Book Sale

PARK SLOPE - Shake the sand out of your summer reading books and donate them, along with any other gently used books and media, to the Park Slope Library this weekend. Friends of the Park...

Brooklyn Artist Katie Merz Chosen To Create 80 Flatbush Mural

FORT GREENE/DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Back in May, Alloy Development issued a call for submissions seeking an artist to create temporary large-scale murals on the exterior of its 80 Flatbush project. Earlier this month, the firm announced...

NYPD Releases Video Of Suspect In 4th Avenue Killing

BOERUM HILL - The NYPD has released surveillance video of the man they believe stabbed and shot a Staten Island man to death on the corner of 4th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue Wednesday evening. https://youtu.be/S-ztL0YMD08 At...

New Restaurants Coming Soon to Franklin Street

GREENPOINT - Normally a messy restaurant interior would drive customers away, but passers-by have been exited by seeing the clutter inside some Franklin Street storefronts: tools and workbenches, paint cans and drop cloths—all signs...

The Down Low: Fake Elephant Stampede, Comic Book Crook & Other Stories You Shouldn’t...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. -Flatbush and Prospect-Lefferts Gardens To Be Designated "Little Caribbean" -Is Intersection at Atlantic Avenue...

Eat & Drink

‘The Pulse of Brooklyn’—The Atlantic Antic

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Yesterday's smoldering heat was not enough to stop the oldest and biggest festival in Brooklyn-- The Atlantic Antic. At just 12:30pm, Atlantic...

Attempted Robbery On ‘Q’ Train, Burglary In Gravesend, Robberies In Bushwick...

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS - The NYPD are searching for the man seen in the below photos in connection to a recent attempted robbery on a...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Planning Ahead

Neighborhoods are one of the most important parts of picking an apartment. One factor to consider in a neighborhood is climate change and the...

Interesting

North Brooklyn Community Unites for Hurricane Irma Relief

BUSHWICK - The North Brooklyn community is rallying to help those affected by Hurricane Irma, holding a relief drive that is running through the...

“En Garde!” Calling Young Musketeers This Summer

Does your child like sword fighting? Do they love Star Wars and lightsabers? At Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club -- the best fencing club in Brooklyn --...