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Campaign contribution limits, citywide participatory budgeting and term limits for community board members likely...

DUMBO - Decreasing campaign contribution limits, launching a citywide participatory budgeting program, and establishing term limits for community board members are some of the proposed changes to the NYC Charter Resolution. If approved to...

This Week In BKLYNER: Free School Supplies For Kids, Karaoke For Seniors & More

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The Weekly News Quiz: August 17, 2018

Think you know all about Brooklyn news? Try this week's news quiz and see how well you’ve kept up with all the coverage on BKLYNER! If you’re reading BKLYNER regularly, consider becoming a subscriber—you can keep...

PuppetMobile Presents ‘The Big Good Wolf’ At Brooklyn Parks

Looking for something to do with the kids during the final weeks of summer vacation? City Parks Foundation's PuppetMobile is presenting free performances of The Big Good Wolf at local parks. The "modern-day fairy tale"...

Friday Crime Blotter: Inappropriate Touching in a Sunset Park Church, A Brutal Robbery in...

SUNSET PARK - Police are looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a case of forcible touching that happened within a Sunset Park church last week. On Friday, August 10, around 7:45 pm, the...

Today’s Links: Goats on the Loose in Bushwick, Swords Forged in Red Hook Fires...

Caught between a street sweeper and a bike lane in Bushwick, some drivers have found literal middle ground in the ongoing struggle to find alternate side parking—they're leaving their cars in the middle of the...

Run Your First Half Marathon in Brooklyn

There’s no better time or place than the NYCRUNS Brooklyn Marathon and Half Marathon on October 20 for your first half marathon. You’ll remember the experience forever: Starting right in front of the Brooklyn Museum,...

Register To Vote For The 2018 New York State Primary Election

The deadline to register to vote in the New York State and Local Primary Election is Sunday, August 19. Applications must be postmarked by August 19 and received by the Board of Elections no later than...

Food & Drink

“Dunkin’ Of The Future” Unveiled In Bensonhurst

BENSONHURST - Earlier today on Bay Parkway Dunkin' Donuts unveiled what the company touts as the Dunkin' Donuts of the future - its first New Generation Concept...

Police & Fire

Real Estate & Development

Mega-Development Plans Revealed for Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK - With recent real estate developments and city investment, it's clear that the prognostications of residents and politicians about the impending gentrification...