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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Hungry and Homeless: Medgar Evers College Battles Student Food And Housing Insecurity

CROWN HEIGHTS - Earning good grades is only half the battle for some students in the City University of New York (CUNY) system. Maintaining a roof over their head and food on the table,...

Walentas Family’s “The David Prize” Will Award $1M To NYC Visionaries

Last week the Walentas Family Foundation announced "The David Prize," a new $1 million award program that will support five innovators working to make New York City a better place. Named after David Walentas, the...

Weekend Art Events: September 13-15 (Lost/Found, Photoville, Beyond Geographies & More)

The days are getting much shorter and a little cooler. Enjoy the waning days of summer with a visit to Photoville at Brooklyn Bridge Park, a tour of celebrity graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, a...

Openings and Closings: New Standouts

This week's openings and closings are full of new places from old standouts. A restaurant returns after a 15-year closure, Williamsburg gains a new beer garden, but loses a popular chocolate shop. Clinton Hill Cap't Loui 413...

Enzo Farachio, ‘A Sweet Boy Who Spread Light & Love,’ Killed By Driver

MIDWOOD - The name of the boy killed yesterday was Enzo Farachio. At around 2:45 on Tuesday, September 10, Enzo was waiting at the bus stop on Ocean Avenue by Avenue L. He was going...

Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Coming To Kings Theatre, Oct. 1

FLATBUSH - Kings Theatre announced on Tuesday that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will visit the historic venue next month to promote their upcoming book. The mother-daughter team have penned The Book Of Gutsy Women:...

Is Brooklyn Prepared For A Big Storm? City Says Yes, Local Pols Say No.

It's September which means it's officially storm season. Forget hurricanes, it seems that every time it pours, Brooklyn gets flooded even though over $20 billion was allocated for the City's resiliency plan. Puddles form...

10-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed By Vehicle On Sidewalk

MIDWOOD - A 10-year-old boy waiting at the bus stop at Ocean Ave and Ave L was killed by the driver of a gray Lexus, and his parents may not even know it yet. At...

How To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Dorian In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 200 mph. It hung around the island for two days and killed at least 44 people, many...

Kings Theatre Celebrates 90th Anniversary!

FLATBUSH - Saturday, September 7 marked the 90th anniversary of Brooklyn's majestic Kings Theatre and the historic venue celebrated with performances by a couple of popular indie bands, a Happy Hour Tour, and an...

Little Pakistan Stands With Jammu & Kashmir

MIDWOOD - Makki Masjid has long served as a place for activism and this afternoon was no different. After Jummah prayer, congregants and community members gathered outside the mosque to hold the Azad Kashmir...

A Father of Three Killed Yesterday Evening In Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH - A 33-year-old man was shot and killed last night and cops need help searching for who did it. On Thursday, September 5 at around 8:49 p.m., James Dorce was standing on East...

Another Rock Thrown At A Jewish Man In Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS - Another anti-Semitic attack in the borough. On August 29 at around 4:57 p.m., a 34-year-man Jewish man was sitting inside his delivery truck on Brooklyn Avenue and Prospect Place, which was stopped...

Weekend Art Events: September 6-8 (Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest, “Cabaret”, BAT Block Party &...

Take advantage of the cooler weather with various events happening throughout Brooklyn! Check out the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival at various locations throughout Brooklyn or grab a ticket to the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair....

Placard Privilege – Too Good A Deal To Give Up

By Ben Verde and Zainab Iqbal BOROUGH HALL - Borough President Eric Adams laid out several preliminary proposals to curb the misuse of city parking placards at a town hall meeting Tuesday night, but when...
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