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The Down Low: Forest Schools, Expensive Rooftop Wine & Other Stories You Shouldn’t Miss

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. Bensonhurst Brothers Cornered the Online Market for Appliances and Big Ticket Buys Park Slope's...

Debate Over Public Monuments and Columbus Statues Continues in Brooklyn

BOROUGH HALL - Politicians, teachers, art historians, feminists, futurists and more turned out to speak on the role of public monuments in New York City. The Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and...

Cobble Hill’s Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School Receives $5,000 Grant

COBBLE HILL - Brooklyn's Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School (284 Baltic Street) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from IMAX as part of the company's second annual student-made documentary film challenge. Five high schools from...

Greenlight: the debit card for kids

If you’re not the busy parent of an independent tween or teenager the genius of giving your child a debit card might not be immediately evident to you. But I am. And when I...

Schneiderman: Tens Of Thousands Of New Yorkers May Have Had Their Identities Misused During...

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter today addressed to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Ajit Pai, in response to Pai's op-ed announcement of its plan to dismantle the net neutrality regulations that ensure a...

10 best places for Holiday shopping in Bay Ridge, Bensonhurst and Sunset Park

Not sure what to get loved one, friends and colleagues for the holidays?  Leave it to BKLYNER to highlight places in the neighborhood.  Whether they are the yogi or wannabe yogi, book lover, chocoholic,...

Councilmember-Elect Justin Brannan Promises New School, Same Great Constituent Service for 43rd District

BAY RIDGE  - On November 7, Justin Brannan won the race for City Council in New York’s 43rd District. It was one of the few truly contested seats in this year’s local elections; Brannan,...

Temporary Protected Status Revoked For Haiti and Nicaragua

"Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke announced her decision to terminate the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) designation for Haiti with a delayed effective date of 18 months to allow for an orderly transition...

12 Brooklyn Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

BROOKLYN - Thanksgiving is two days away! Too busy to plan a homemade Thanksgiving dinner? Don't like to cook? Kitchen too small to prepare a turkey feast? No worries. There are lots of restaurants...

Will Fort Greene Apple Store Open In Time For Holiday Shopping?

FORT GREENE - Last November it was announced that Apple was planning to open a second Brooklyn outpost at 300 Ashland Place, steps away from BAM, Atlantic Terminal, and the Barclays Center. The tech giant...

Food Insecurity Highest in Brooklyn, Food Bank Report Finds

Today, the Food Bank for New York City released a new study that shows Brooklyn has the highest rate of food security of all five boroughs. The report, titled “Trade Offs at the Dinner Table,”...

Please join CAMBA in bringing Thanksgiving meals to hungry families in Brooklyn

Every week, hundreds of our hungry neighbors will wait in line outside of CAMBA’s Beyond Hunger Emergency Food Pantry as they wait to receive a few bags of nutritious food that will last them...

Coney Island Gang Members Indicted, Facing Life For Murder, Racketeering and More

CONEY ISLAND - A group of Coney Island gangsters have been indicted in a slew of crimes spanning the last six years, which include murder, racketeering, witness tampering and robbery. The four members and one...

Park Slope Resident Wins SkyIce Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest In New Record...

PARK SLOPE - SkyIce Thai Food & Ice Cream hosted its second annual Brain Freeze Ice Cream Eating Contest Saturday afternoon, pitting nine contestants in a race to see who could finish an entire...

Missing Persons: East Flatbush and Coney Island

The NYPD is asking for help locating two missing persons, one from Coney Island and one from East Flatbush. Coney Island Lorena Puebla, a 15-year old girl from Coney Island, was reported missing on Wednesday, November...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Restaurant Fights, Subway Scuffles, iPhone Robbery and More

PARK SLOPE - City Employee Nilsa J. Lopez, an off-duty School Safety Agent, was arrested for assault in Park Slope at 8:00 pm on Friday, November 17. The 50-year old was at Rachel's Taqueria on...

Police Still Seeking Two Suspects In The Shooting Death Of A...

FLATBUSH - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in locating two brothers in connection to the shooting death of a 20-year-old college student...

Confectionately Yours – Conversation With The Son-Of-A-Son-Of-A-Candymaker

MARINE PARK - I pull in front of an unpretentious ‘60s modern storefront at 2917 Avenue R, and enter what I momentarily mistake for...

Eat & Drink

12 Brooklyn Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner

BROOKLYN - Thanksgiving is two days away! Too busy to plan a homemade Thanksgiving dinner? Don't like to cook? Kitchen too small to prepare...

Real Estate & Development

Will Fort Greene Apple Store Open In Time For Holiday Shopping?

FORT GREENE - Last November it was announced that Apple was planning to open a second Brooklyn outpost at 300 Ashland Place, steps away...

Interesting

Greenlight: the debit card for kids

If you’re not the busy parent of an independent tween or teenager the genius of giving your child a debit card might not be...
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