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Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Veterans Day Parade & Reminders

The annual Veterans Day Parade will be held on Sunday, November 11, at 11 am - in Madison Square Park. The parade goes north on Fifth Avenue, from 26th to 46th Street. This year...

Why A News-Paper?

KENSINGTON-DITMAS PARK-FLATBUSH -  We at Bklyner mostly think of ourselves as internet people, and we’ve been bringing you news about various Brooklyn neighborhoods for almost a decade, online. But we keep hearing from our readers and advertisers...

A Haven For Domestic Violence Victims And Their Pets

BROOKLYN - When Meadow Brooks* left her abusive partner in Houston, she found refuge for all but one of her family members — Honey*, a 14-pound Chihuahua-terrier mix. With few pet-friendly shelters, the mother...

We’re Partnering With ProPublica On Election Coverage – Let’s Tell The Stories

Elections are just a week away, and the pressure is building up in Southern Brooklyn. While the primaries in September pretty much decided who will represent most of Brooklyn in Congress, State Senate and Assembly,...

Translation Services Left Out in the Cold Again

The city announced they’ll provide language interpreters at 86 polling sites throughout Brooklyn, but the translators will be left out in the cold again this year. Voters whose native language is Russian, Haitian Creole, Italian,...

Adams Calls For Guns In Places Of Worship, Others – To Unite Against Hate...

MIDWOOD - In a press conference yesterday to condemn the murder of 11 Jewish people in the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh on Saturday, Oct. 27., Borough President Eric Adams called for off-duty...

Suspected Mail Bomber Grew Up In Brooklyn. Was He Your Neighbor?

BROOKLYN. The Florida man suspected of sending over a dozen explosive devices to a media outlet (CNN) and Democrats across the country was born in Brooklyn. 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc was arrested this morning by the FBI....

This Republican Apologizes For His Offensive Tweets, Says He Made A 180 — And...

In March, we published a story about a young man who was planning on running for office. The Trump-supporting Republican, who had yet to file for elections, insulted black people, Mexican-Americans, and said Muslims...

BPL Announces 2018 Literary Prize Winners

The BPL announced on Monday the winners of the fourth annual Brooklyn Public Library Literary Prize. Jeanne Theoharis was awarded the 2018 Nonfiction Prize for A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil...

R&B, Classic Rock and Broadway Tunes at the Kings Theatre

SPONSORED: No plans yet for this weekend? No worries, Kings Theatre has you covered. Whether it is R&B, classic rock or Broadway tunes.  There is something for everyone. Kings Theatre also offers the option to...

Prospect Park Alliance hosts the 39th Annual Haunted Walk + Fair

Prospect Park Alliance presents the 39th Annual Haunted Walk + Fair Also enjoy the official Prospect Park Halloween After Party: BKLYN BOO! at City Point in Downtown Brooklyn  SPONSORED – Prospect Park Alliance invites all local ghosts...

Tomorrow, Tuesday Night: Southern Brooklyn Debate At Xaverian High School

BAY RIDGE  - The Bay Ridge Community Council will host a debate on October 23, at 7 pm among the  Southern Brooklyn candidates, moderated by Alex Conit. State Senator 22: State Sen. Marty Golden vs Andrew...

“Affordable” Housing Available in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — Applications are closing November 5 at midnight for new one-bedroom affordable housing units in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. There are three affordable one bedroom units available in the four-story building at 239 Hawthorne...

The Ballot Will Be Two Separate Pages In November, Expect Problems

For the first time, some New York City voters can expect to use two pages when they go to bubble in their ballots for the November 6 election. Twenty days before the general election Board of...

Flatbush Community Speaks Out About “Cornerstore Caroline” Incident

FLATBUSH - "Cornerstore Caroline's" stunt last week traumatized a kid, and Flatbush community isn't having it. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte held a community conversation outside Sahara Deli Market on Albermarle Rd....