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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

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Brooklyn Politicians Call on Mayor for Burn Unit Funding

Borough President Eric L. Adams and the Brooklyn delegates of the New York City Council are calling on Mayor De Blasio to allocate funding for a burn unit in Brooklyn. “If Brooklyn were an independent city,...

Jumaane Williams Announces Run for Lieutenant Governor

Just before the long weekend, East Flatbush Councilmember Jumaane Williams made official what had been expected for some time: he'll be running for the position of Lieutenant Governor of New York State in the...

Openings & Closings on 5th Avenue, Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - After more than 25 years on the corner of 5th Avenue and Union Street, Body Reserve Gym closed its doors at the end of December. Housed in a massive bank building built...

4 Deaths in Tragic Brooklyn Weekend

Over the weekend, even as Brooklynites celebrated Chinese New Year and took off work for President's day, a series of deaths struck across the borough as the tragic long weekend claimed at least four...

Calisthenics Competition Braves Cold in Bed-Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - An outdoor calisthenics competition brought a burgeoning online subculture back to its Brooklyn roots as Pull Up Park Jam held its Winter Reps competition on Saturday at Jackie Robinson Park in...

Judge Dismisses Case Against Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 6 Development

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Last Friday a NYS Supreme Court judge denied the Brooklyn Heights Association’s petition against the development of two residential towers  on Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 6. Judge Carmen Victoria St. George dismissed...

Brooklyn Politicians Call on Mayor for Burn Unit Funding

Borough President Eric L. Adams and the Brooklyn delegates of the New York City Council are calling on Mayor De Blasio to allocate funding for...

Eat & Drink

La Puerta Roja Opens On Cortelyou Road

DITMAS PARK - If you are curious about a tale of two restaurants, look no further than YellowBelly whose opening date is anyone’s guess,...

Real Estate & Development

Openings & Closings on 5th Avenue, Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - After more than 25 years on the corner of 5th Avenue and Union Street, Body Reserve Gym closed its doors at...

Interesting

Calisthenics Competition Braves Cold in Bed-Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - An outdoor calisthenics competition brought a burgeoning online subculture back to its Brooklyn roots as Pull Up Park Jam held its...

Rethinking Pain Meds: Beyond Opioids At The Brooklyn Hospital Center

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN – Brooklyn is not immune to the opioid epidemic that has taken over the country.  While the city has been fighting the...

Marvel Brings Captain America (And Much More) Home To Brooklyn

Later this month, Feld Entertainment and Marvel are teaming up to bring your favorite superheroes to life in Marvel Universe LIVE! at Barclays Center, and BKLYNER...