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This Week In BKLYNER: Loose Bull, Lit Target, Spooky Cops & More

Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. And if you ever have any news tips, story ideas, questions, or...

Three Reasons To Spend This Weekend In Prospect Park South: Massive Yard Sale, Halloween...

Best Halloween decorations in Brooklyn. 2. Massive houses means massive yard sales. 3. Same weekend as the open studios in the neighborhood.

Real Estate Roundup: Spooky Abodes

'Tis the season for the spooky and scary. However, deals that will knock you dead are a year-round special that BKLYNER specializes in. Scroll down to descend into damned good deals. Greenwood Cemetery is home to...

5 Years Since Sandy: How The Storm Affected DUMBO’s Beloved Jane’s Carousel

October 29 marks the five year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. BKLYNER interviewed local business owners who were affected by the historic storm about their experiences and lessons learned. DUMBO - After more than 25 years...

DOT Proposes Phase II of Bike Lane Expansion in Bushwick

BUSHWICK -After adding more bike lanes to Bushwick streets last year, the DOT has proposed expansion in Phase II of their Bike Network project in the neighborhood. Community Board 4—Bushwick—is considered a Priority Bicycle District...

Halloween: A Frightening Visit To The 78th Precinct

PARK SLOPE - The officers of the NYPD's 78th Precinct want to scare you—but all in good fun. For the past three years, Commanding Officer Frank DiGiacomo has been the mastermind behind transforming the precinct's...

Missing Person: Brownsville

BROWNSVILLE – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 29-year old Jacob Aristomene, missing since Wednesday, October 18. Aristomene was last seen around 3:00 pm at his home on the 1800...

The Down Low: Classical Concerts In Your Living Room, Empty “Gravesite” In Gowanus &...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. Gotham Market At The Ashland Up For Interior Design Award  Neither Slaves' Nor Soldiers' Remains...

Prospect Park Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Tree Planting And ESB Lighting

PROSPECT PARK - Though Prospect Park has been celebrating its 150th anniversary all year, today—October 19, marks the actual day the Park officially debuted in 1867! To commemorate the day, the Prospect Park Alliance hosted...

Mayor De Blasio Meets Council District 33 At Brooklyn Heights Town Hall

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Hundreds of Brooklyn residents turned out for a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill De Blasio Wednesday evening moderated by Council Member Stephen Levin at St. Francis College. Acting Brooklyn District Attorney...

DOT Priorities Questioned As Traffic Safety Study By PS889 / IS890 Not Completed As...

KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - It's getting to be the end of October soon, mornings are getting darker, and getting to school will become an even bigger challenge to students at the new PS889 / IS890...

Russian Trolls Tricked Americans in Brooklyn In An Effort To Sow Racial Division

Russian trolls tricked Americans into helping them sow divisions along racial lines leading up to the 2016 election and into 2017—even right here in Brooklyn. A phony website called “Black Fist” paid Bed-Stuy based activist...

BPL Clears All Student Fines Today

BROOKLYN - Any young patron who has been unable to borrow books due to outstanding fines - here's some good news. All of the city's public libraries, including Brooklyn Public Library, are forgiving all outstanding fines...

Weekend Art Events: October 19-22 (Family Food Fest, Open Studios, Book Sales & More)

It officially feels like fall outside—perfect weather for a harvest festival at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! Prefer to stay in and cozy up with a good book? Then the Park Slope and Cortelyou Libraries'...

It’s Not Easy Finding a Place to Go on Fulton Street

FORT GREENE - Walking down Fulton Street between Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Yvonne Smith can find a bar, a deli, a supermarket, a laundromat, a methadone clinic and even a veterinarian. The only...

Missing Person: Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 46-year old Thomas John, missing since Tuesday, October 17. John was last seen around 4:30 pm at his home at Brighton...

Rapist Arrested and Charged in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - The man wanted for a rape that occurred last weekend in Bushwick has been arrested and charged, police say. Jason Lasry, a 38-year...

It’s Not Easy Finding a Place to Go on Fulton Street

FORT GREENE - Walking down Fulton Street between Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Yvonne Smith can find a bar, a deli, a supermarket, a...

Eat & Drink

Nine New Restaurants To Check Out In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Here's a list of nine new restaurants recently opened or coming soon around northwest Brooklyn. Bon appétit! Celestine One John Street, DUMBO (Now Open) Opened...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Spooky Abodes

'Tis the season for the spooky and scary. However, deals that will knock you dead are a year-round special that BKLYNER specializes in. Scroll...

Interesting

Three Reasons To Spend This Weekend In Prospect Park South: Massive...

Best Halloween decorations in Brooklyn. 2. Massive houses means massive yard sales. 3. Same weekend as the open studios in the neighborhood.

Halloween in Prospect Park

Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts and ghouls to the 38th Annual Halloween Haunted Walk and Fair! Taking place Saturday, October 28, this...