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What’s Closed On Presidents’ Day 2018

Monday, February 19 is Washington's Birthday, also referred to as Presidents' Day. In observance of the holiday, the city will see some changes to services. See below for a list of what's closed today. Government...

The Weekly News Quiz: February 16, 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 in the first week of February! If you’re reading BKLYNER...

Happy Lunar New Year!

  Happy Year of the Dog, BKLYNERs! Today is the start of the Chinese Lunar New Year, a time for many joyous celebrations including large family dinners, vibrant dragon and lion dances, lantern festivals, firecrackers, and lucky...

Congresswoman Clarke Meets With Brooklyn Postmaster

Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D9, Crown Heights, Flatbush, Kensington, Midwood, Sheepshead Bay) met with Anthony Impronto, Brooklyn Postmaster on Monday, February 12, to discuss how to address the poor service provided by the postal offices in her...

Weekend Art Events: February 15-18 (Emergency, Icons, The Goddess & More)

It's President's Day weekend and there's lots going on including art exhibits, concerts, a magic show, and retro gaming tournament! It's also Lunar New Year on Friday! Take a look at our list of events...

Find a Summer Camp your kids will love!

Each of these traditional camps offers a variety of activities.  Over the summer kids can play sports, go swimming, paint and do lots of crafts and even take field trips while still maintaining a...

Indicted Assemblywoman Harris Gets Paid Despite Not Showing Up In Albany

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Pamela Harris representing the 46th Assembly District has not attended any Assembly sessions in Albany following her indictment last month, yet she continues to get paid. Harris was indicted on 11 counts of multiple fraud...

Vic Damone of Bath Beach Died Last Sunday

BATH BEACH/BENSONHURST - Singer Vic Damone, aka Vito Farinola of Bensonhurst, died last Sunday in Miami Beach at age 89, various news outlets reported today. "He was born Vito Farinola on June 12, 1928, in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn,...

Food & Drink

Valentine’s Day: Romantic Restaurants In Brooklyn

Valentine's Day is a week away. If you haven't already made dinner plans, BKLYNER has compiled a list of more than 30 restaurants across...

Police & Fire

11 Arrested In Southern Brooklyn Drug Ring Bust

SOUTHERN BROOKLYN - Yesterday morning, 11 men were arrested and charged in the aftermath of an eight-month investigation into a Southern Brooklyn drug ring...

Real Estate & Development

Real Estate Roundup: Stronger

In the 5 years since Sandy, Southern Brooklyn has steadily built back from the damage that was wrought. While not everything is all the...
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