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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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,...

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...

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...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Stranger Attacks in Sheepshead Bay, Shooting in Crown Heights & More

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police are looking for a man in connection with a seemingly unprovoked assault of an off-duty cop walking his dog on a Sheepshead Bay street last week. On Thursday, November 8, around...

Community Board 8 Halts Crown Heights Co-Living Development

CROWN HEIGHTS - Renovations for a Crown Heights building — slated to become the borough's next co-living space — were voted down November 1, after a Community Board 8 committee curbed the project. CB 8’s...

Nostrand Avenue Improvement Association Goes Legit

CROWN HEIGHTS — A neighborhood group in Crown Heights is taking its community organizing a step further by incorporating and registering as a non-profit. A group of residents and merchants filed and incorporated Nostrand Avenue...

Ballot Scanners Down Throughout Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Voters were in a well-deserved tizzy this morning around 9:30 am when all of the scanners at one Crown Heights polling site went down. A long line of voters was instructed to drop their ballots...

GOTV! Please Vote Tomorrow!

Election time is here! The General Election will be held tomorrow, November 6. Doors will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you are registered and eligible to vote, please do! Find out...
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Two Dead in Brooklyn Following Friday Shootings

Two men were killed in two separate Brooklyn neighborhoods last Friday, following a spate of non-fatal shootings during the week. CANARSIE - In Canarsie, a man was shot and killed at the Bayview Houses on...

Friday Crime Blotter: A Subway Slashing at Atlantic, A Brass-Knuckle Beating in East Flatbush...

CROWN HEIGHTS - The man who shot an killed Khadeem Anderson, 28, in a Crown Heights deli over the summer has been arrested, police confirmed this morning. Carlos Lysius, 36, of Coney Island was arrested...

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,...

Aviator Sports Has Your Winter Covered With An Unlimited Monthly Skating Pass

Ice skating has been a winter pastime in New York City since 1858 when the first dedicated rink opened on a lake near 72nd Street in Manhattan. Its popularity has only grown since then. Well,...

Editorial: Anti-gentrification activists should stop trying to silence a local blogger. Enough is enough.

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — The heated gentrification fights of this neighborhood have begun to turn inward, and much of the drama has centered on wild accusations against a local blogger Tim Thomas, who authors...

Friday Crime Blotter: Two Arrests In Suspicious Summer Death, A Hammer to the Head...

EAST FLATBUSH - A "suspicious death" from the summer has been confirmed as murder and police have two suspects in custody. Annika Cansino, 23, and Alexander Alberda, 21, have both been arrested and charged with...
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