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Friday, September 22, 2017

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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...

Additional Police Officers Assigned To Greenpoint and Williamsburg After a Tragic Summer

GREENPOINT - The NYPD 94th precinct will benefit from increased police numbers both in McGolrick Park and throughout Greenpoint and Williamsburg after a summer fraught with fatal violence and community concerns over hate speech. State...

Atlantic Terminal And Atlantic Center Malls Sold

FORT GREENE - Forest City has sold its retail portfolio of a dozen properties in New York and New Jersey including Atlantic Terminal Mall and Atlantic Center across from the Barclays Center. Madison International Realty...

Missing Person: Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 15-year old Kaid Saleh, missing since Friday, September 15. Saleh was last seen around 5:00 pm at his home on the...

Weekend Art Events: September 21-24 (Atlantic Antic, Burlesque Festival, Photoville & More)

The 43rd annual Atlantic Antic, the oldest and biggest street festival in Brooklyn, takes over the western end of Atlantic Avenue on Sunday. There are also lots of musical events happening this weekend including the Brooklyn...

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 weekend and ending Tuesday, September 26. The group is accepting donations...

Residents of Southern Brooklyn to Open New Church in Bay Ridge

  BAY RIDGE - A new church featuring contemporary worship is coming to Bay Ridge, with its first service to be held this coming Sunday, Sept. 24 at 5 pm at the Best Western Gregory Hotel...

Shoplifter Bites Store Clerk Over Bottle Of Soap

FORT GREENE - Police are searching for the woman seen in the below photo in connection to a robbery that occurred over the weekend. At approximately 6:30pm on Sunday, September 17, the woman helped herself...

Missing Person: Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 17-year old Briniya Williams, missing since Tuesday, September 19. Williams was last seen around 3:00 pm leaving her residence on the...

Man Fatally Struck By R Train Wednesday At Union Street/4th Ave Station

PARK SLOPE - A 40-year-old man was fatally hit by a southbound R subway Wednesday afternoon at the Union Street/4th Avenue station. Police responded to the scene at approximately 3:20pm on September 20. The victim...

Man Fatally Stabbed And Shot On Corner Of 4th & Atlantic

BOERUM HILL - A Staten Island man was killed in front of the Dunkin' Donuts on the southwest corner of 4th and Atlantic Avenues Wednesday evening. Police responded to the scene at approximately 8:20pm on...

Communities Coming Together to Help Mexico & Puerto Rico

SUNSET PARK - Irene Castillo, 52, immediately called her family in Mexico City and Puebla when she heard the news of a second earthquake on Tuesday. Her relatives in Mexico City said they were...

L’shanah Tovah!

   L'shanah tovah u'metukah to our Jewish readers. May the year 5778 be a happy, healthy and peaceful one! All of us at BKLYNER  

Condo Tower To Replace Macy’s ‘Love Letter to Brooklyn’ Garage

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The five-story garage that once served as a canvas for artist Stephen Powers' Love Letter to Brooklyn mural has been demolished—in its place, a giant hole in the ground. The gaping hole won't...

Atlantic Antic Is This Sunday

  BOERUM HILL - Atlantic Antic will take place for the 43rd time this Sunday, September 24th, on Atlantic Avenue between Hicks Street and 3rd Avenue. The street fair will have plenty of local merchants, music...

Finally – A Gym That Helps You Succeed!

Joining a gym is easy. Going to a gym is the challenge. Over the years, I’ve had countless “affordable” gym memberships that I used religiously for a month or so and then gradually stopped using....

Eat & Drink

Taco Bell Opening Across From Kings Theatre

FLATBUSH -- The next location of Taco Bell in Brooklyn will be coming to serve you across from the Kings Theatre, next door to...

Cuccio’s Bakery – Gravesend Staple For 80 Years!

Walk down Avenue X in the early morning and you’ll surely feel it. Not the warmth of the dawning sun or the quiet of...

Additional Police Officers Assigned To Greenpoint and Williamsburg After a Tragic...

GREENPOINT - The NYPD 94th precinct will benefit from increased police numbers both in McGolrick Park and throughout Greenpoint and Williamsburg after a summer...

Real Estate & Development

Atlantic Terminal And Atlantic Center Malls Sold

FORT GREENE - Forest City has sold its retail portfolio of a dozen properties in New York and New Jersey including Atlantic Terminal Mall...

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 --...