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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Recent Affordable Housing Roundup, Part II

All across Brooklyn, major luxury rental developments are rising—and so are rents. Many Community Boards are fighting for higher and higher percentages of affordable housing units in new developments, and though the brass ring...

Give Where You Live this Giving Tuesday – #BrooklynGives

Instead of unloading your bank account on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, consider participating in Giving Tuesday—the world’s biggest day of giving—this November 27th! And it’s never been easier to support nonprofits right here in...

A Mural On Mental Health Comes to Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS - The New York City Mural Project made its mark on Brooklyn this year with a four-story mural on mental health awareness. The mural adorns the walls of The School of Integrated Learning,...

Weekend Art Events: November 16-18 (Brain Freeze, The Wizard of Oz, Jack White &...

It's the weekend before Thanksgiving! In the spirit of giving during Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, there are two "Empty Bowls" events happening this Saturday in which local ceramic artists create and sell bowls...

A Town Hall Hack In Crown Heights, Updates On Local Development Projects

CROWN HEIGHTS -- If you missed the Crown Heights Town Hall on Tuesday on development, it's OK, not much was accomplished. Assemblyman Walter Mosely was the lone legislator fending off an angry bunch of neighbors. Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo...

Are you a Freelancer? How are you at Record keeping?

SPONSORED: Record keeping is an important part of being a successful freelancer. Doing freelance worker has its rewards as well as its hassles. While being able to work at home or a co-working space away from...

Help Us Reach Our Goal – 500 Meals For 500 Families For Thanksgiving

Most of us will never experience the extreme hunger that millions of Americans face, but every day, CAMBA’s Beyond Hunger Emergency Food Pantry helps hundreds of our neighbors get the emergency food they need. Families, elderly...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Robbery in a Borough Park School, Thrown Down in Brownsville &...

BOROUGH PARK - Police are looking for a burglar who broke into a private school in Borough Park late last month. The incident took place around 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 27, police said, at...

Basements to Rentals in East New York, The Last Italian Record Store in Bensonhurst...

Following a string of anti-Semitic crimes last week and a racist attack this week, allegedly white supremacist graffiti was spray-painted in North Brooklyn, as well. A mother is in handcuffs after an abandoned infant was...

Experience the High Life: From A Brooklyn Point of View!

SPONSORED: 40,000 square feet of world-class amenities, breathtaking New York City views, and impeccably designed interior spaces. All of the qualities you look for in a magnificent home are offered to you at Extell Development’s Brooklyn...

Police Looking For This Man In Friday’s Racist Flatbush Attack

FLATBUSH - The New York City Police Department wants your help in identifying a white man in his 30's who attacked a middle aged woman last Friday, November 9, on her way out of...

Woman Dead, Man Hospitalized After Stabbing in PLG

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS - A woman is dead and a man is in the hospital after a domestic knife attack in a Lefferts Avenue apartment early this morning, police confirmed. The incident took place just...

Stan Lee Remembered Brooklyn Style

CROWN HEIGHTS — For some Brooklynites, the only way to memorialize the Marvel Comics icon, Stan Lee, was with a vigil, a short eulogy and a shot of Maker’s Mark. More than a dozen comic...

Another Racist Attack In Flatbush

FLATBUSH - Outside the Church Avenue subway station where the Q and B take turns, the B35 drops and picks up passengers every few minutes or so. Nobody looks the same. On this particular late...

Tenants Face Eviction Before the Holidays, Hope Mayor Intervenes

  UPDATE: Nov. 13, 2018 The Legal Aid Society secured a temporary stay for 60 residents -- formally placed in the city's "cluster" housing program -- who are facing eviction. Attorney Sunny Noh is seeking that...
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