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Weekend Art Events: November 24-26 (BAC Pop-Up Exhibit, Brooklyn Flea, Flatbush Misdemeanors & More)

Need something to do to get your mind off Black Friday and/or your Thanksgiving hangover? Check out our list of weekend events to snap you out of your food coma and maybe help with...

Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

BROOKLYN - Instead of dealing with long lines, crowds, and headaches at big box stores on Black Friday, consider shopping locally during Small Business Saturday on November 25. In an effort to support the local...

 Stand-up in Brooklyn is Everywhere

BROOKLYN - A pub, a vintage clothing store, the basement of a Peruvian restaurant: in Brooklyn, if there is room for a mic and an audience, a stand-up comedian has probably performed there. In...

10 Brooklyn shops to buy Holiday gifts: BOOKS and ART

Even with the proliferation of digital everything, there is nothing like paging through a fresh book whether it be the latest Brooklyn author or a timeless children's book.  The gift of a new book(s)...

Always Smiling – Three Generations of Dentists, Stories and Holiday Cards

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - I wanted to make life easier and find a new dentist, but mom balked: “You can’t give up the Moshmans, just because you moved to Midwood.” I’ve been making this pilgrimage from...

Happy Thanksgiving From BKLYNER

At BKLYNER, our readers mean the world to us—because of you, we get to write about this beautiful borough of ours, seeking out the most important and exciting news and sharing it here. We...

Where To Volunteer on Thanksgiving

As families come together at Thanksgiving to celebrate what they have and are thankful for, it’s an important time to turn our minds to those less fortunate in our community. Many people will hungry...

Theatre Of The Oppressed NYC To Perform Play Addressing Affordable Housing Problems At Brooklyn...

BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL - Theatre of the Oppressed NYC will present Apartment Complex, a play that addresses the struggles many New Yorkers face in finding and securing safe and affordable housing. Created and performed by...

Taking A Step Into The Holidays…And Then Another…And Then Another

A couple of years ago, right before Thanksgiving, I ran the Coney Island Sports Foundation’s 5K Turkey Trot along the boardwalk. OK, it was more like a few years ago. Fine. 2010. Anyway, I won’t claim it...

Cumbo Announces Bedford-Union Armory Plans Drop Condos, Gain More Affordable Units

CROWN HEIGHTS - At a City Council land use subcommittee meeting on Tuesday, November 21, Council Member Laurie Cumbo (District 35) announced that a modified agreement for the controversial Bedford-Union Armory project has been...

Greenpoint Couple Seeks Justice For Dog Attacks

GREENPOINT - A Greenpoint couple recently launched a Facebook page to warn their neighbors about an irresponsible dog owner and his dangerous dog that viciously attacked their pet last month. Lauren Bender and Greg Stevens...

Coney Island Community Prepares a Feast for 1000

CONEY ISLAND - This Thanksgiving, the Coney Island community is doing all they can to make sure no one goes hungry. Every year for the last 20 years, local  stakeholders in the Amusement District have...

Donate Children’s Books And Pajamas At Holiday Drive Sites Around Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - What kid doesn't like to cozy up in comfy pajamas with a good book? You can help lots of little ones across Brooklyn do just that by donating new books and pajamas for...

Caribbean Social Brings New Upscale Dining Experience to PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - A new restaurant is coming to PLG on December 1, with the opening of Caribbean Social, which bills itself as an upscale, modern “restalounge” and social club. The slick new 4,000...

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...

Police Search for Bed-Stuy Robber Who Stole Cash & Cigarettes from...

BED-STUY - Police are looking for the man who stole cash and cigarettes from a 7-Eleven store on Fulton Street earlier this week. Just before...

Eat & Drink

Taking A Step Into The Holidays…And Then Another…And Then Another

A couple of years ago, right before Thanksgiving, I ran the Coney Island Sports Foundation’s 5K Turkey Trot along the boardwalk. OK, it was more...

Real Estate & Development

Cumbo Announces Bedford-Union Armory Plans Drop Condos, Gain More Affordable Units

CROWN HEIGHTS - At a City Council land use subcommittee meeting on Tuesday, November 21, Council Member Laurie Cumbo (District 35) announced that a...

Interesting

Shop Local On Small Business Saturday

BROOKLYN - Instead of dealing with long lines, crowds, and headaches at big box stores on Black Friday, consider shopping locally during Small Business...

Taking A Step Into The Holidays…And Then Another…And Then Another

A couple of years ago, right before Thanksgiving, I ran the Coney Island Sports Foundation’s 5K Turkey Trot along the boardwalk. OK, it was more...
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