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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Four Brooklyn Precincts Get Extra Cops For Summer

Beginning on Wednesday, May 22nd, cops normally assigned to desk duty hit the streets of 73rd, 75th, 79th, and 67th precincts as part of "Summer All-Out" program, Chief of Department Terrence Monahan said Wednesday. Chief...

City Council Launches Interactive Map Of Public Parks

BROOKLYN —  For many, Memorial Day marks the start of the summer and the New York City Council is arming New Yorkers with its latest rollout. Ahead of the holiday, the council launched an interactive map...

Five Excellent Ice Cream Places In Brooklyn You Did Not Know About

Finding the best ice cream in Brooklyn is about as simple or thankless a task as finding the best angel in heaven, or you know, the best slice of pizza.  There are artisanal spots in...

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

Lyft Adds Citi Bike To Their Rideshare App

BROOKLYN -- Lyft has integrated Citibike into their rideshare app, giving more users the option to get around the borough on two wheels or four, though all the pedal assist bikes have been taken...
City Councilman Robert Cornegy and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul at Per Scholas in Bedford Stuyvesant to highlight the state's new $175 million initiative to advance workforce development Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner

Vocational Training Gets $175M Boost

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul came to Bedford Stuyvesant Monday to highlight a $175 million initiative that will boost funding to the workforce development programs across New York state. The initiative aims to help improve...
Anthony "Scoops" at Scoops and Plates in Prospect-Lefferts Garden Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner

Flatbush Neighbors Rally To Save Scoops

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS — Scoops, an ice cream parlor and vegetarian shop in PLG that opened in 1984, faces eviction in an area undergoing rapid gentrification and neighbors are upset. The news first broke on a closed...

“We Love Hitler”– Another Anti-Semitic Incident In Boro Park

BORO PARK - It's no secret that anti-Semitism has been on the rise. Just over the weekend, anti-Semitic slurs were yelled at two Jewish teenagers. According to the NYPD, there has been an 82 percent...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

CB6 Approves Protected Bike Lane On Flatbush By Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK - The Brooklyn Community Board 6 Transportation Committee unanimously approved NYC Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposal to install a protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Empire Boulevard/Ocean...

Brooklyn Half-Marathon: Road Closures, May 18

The Popular® Brooklyn Half will kick off at 7am on Saturday, May 18 with more than 25,000 runners sprinting from the Brooklyn Museum all the way down to Coney Island. Runners will start the 13.1-mile...

Three Bicyclists Were Killed This Week In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/MARINE PARK/BORO PARK - While Mayor Bill de Blasio is out campaigning for U.S president, cyclists are continuing to die in his city. The total number of cyclists who have died this year...

Building Life-Long Memories at Summer Camp

With less than two months away from summer, you may have started thinking about your kids' summer plans. Ideally, you want them to reduce their screen time, spend time outdoors, and have fun with...
ballet for all kids

Weekend Art Events: May 17-19 (Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, Craft in Focus, Old First...

This is the perfect weekend to spend exploring Brooklyn! With great weather and even greater events, there's something going on this weekend that the entire family can enjoy. Catch a special screening of Paris...
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