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Friday, March 22, 2019

Till Friday To Apply for Six Affordable Units in Flatbush

FLATBUSH — Developers are currently accepting applications for six affordable apartments at a new rental development at 146 Linden Blvd. between Bedford and Rogers Avenues. The new 8-story structure features 16,507 sq. ft. of residential space...

BAM Strong: Expanded Arts Venues To Debut On Fulton Street In Fall

FORT GREENE - The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) revealed last week its plans for a group of expanded arts spaces on Fulton Street. Scheduled to debut in October 2019, BAM Strong will unite BAM venues along...

Learn About The Projects On District 39 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

PARK SLOPE - Participatory Budgeting vote week (March 30—April 7) is almost here! If you live in Council Member Brad Lander's District 39, be sure to check out the upcoming Project Expo (April 2)...

Patti LaBelle Kicks Off BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Season With Free Show, June 4

PROSPECT PARK - BRIC announced on Thursday that legendary diva Patti LaBelle will kick off the 41st BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival season with a free concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Tuesday, June...

Gambino Crime Family Associate Charged With Murder

Anthony Pandrella, an associate of the Gambino crime family that organizes crime activities in NYC, was indicted for allegedly shooting his friend of many years, throwing out the evidence, and stealing from the deceased...

Nazi Symbol Of Hate Was Drawn On RBG At Subway Station

GREENPOINT - Repugnant words and a swastika were drawn over the face of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on "The Unstoppable Ruth Bader Ginsburg: American Icon" book poster at a G Train subway...

Another Pedestrian Killed In A Hit-And-Run; Driver Abandons Car Few Blocks Away

EAST NY - A man was struck and killed by a car as he was crossing the street. The driver did not care to stay at the scene, drove away, and abandoned the car a...

NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull Gets $5M for ER

BROADWAY TRIANGLE - NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull is getting a much-needed infusion of capital funds thanks to the Speaker Corey Johnson and Council members Mark Treyger, Antonio Reynoso and Carlina Rivera. ‏When the Health +...
New building in PLG listing 4 affordable housing units. (Renderings: Nooklyn)

Lottery Announced For 4 Affordable Housing Units In PLG

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDEN — Developers are accepting applications for four affordable units at a new rental development at 346 Rutland Rd. between New York and Nostrand Avenues. The 4-story building features 9,693 sq. ft. of residential space...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Meet Brooklyn’s Latest Heroes Helping Neighbors In Need – Sergeant Heart, Masbia, Catholic Charities...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Borough President Eric Adams honored a sergeant and four organizations for their work, hoping people get inspired and encouraged to give back just like these organizations and individuals did. “This diverse group of...

UPDATE: Shooting Threat At Bay Academy Junior High, 11-Year-Old In Custody

UPDATE: Cops are telling us an 11-year-old boy was taken into custody for the shooting threat made on Instagram last night. It is not clear if the boy was a student at Bay Academy. SHEEPSHEAD BAY...
Soda Bar & Lounge

DJ And Live Music a No-Go For Soda Bar

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — Community Board 8's permits and licenses committee on Monday voted against recommending to support a "change of operations"  to allow live music and backyard entertaining at Soda Bar in Prospect Heights. According to the New...

More Statues of Distinguished Women To Be Placed Across City

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — First lady Chirlane McCray and former Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen will unveil Wednesday the next four She Built NYC monuments to include iconic songstress, Billie Holiday.  The celebrated jazz singer was born Eleanora Fagan...

Police Looking For Attempted Rapist In PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDEN —  NYPD needs your help in looking for a man connected to an attempted rape incident in Prospect Lefferts Garden (PLG). Police say on Friday, March 1 at 7:30 am, an unidentified man...