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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

J’Ouvert, West Indian Day Parade Joyful Despite The Rain

CROWN HEIGHTS - The Labor Day streets of Crown Heights were jammed with people attired in elaborate and colorful costumes at the West Indian American Day Parade. The NYPD deployed a record number of officers...

Get Ready For 2019 J’Ouvert & West Indian American Day Festivities

CROWN HEIGHTS/FLATBUSH - The 52nd annual West Indian American Day Carnival returns this weekend with a series of festivities honoring Caribbean history, culture, and unity, including a Junior Carnival for the kids and the popular...

Do You Know Who This Kid’s Parents Are?

CROWN HEIGHTS - Cops found a five-year-old kid wandering by himself in the neighborhood. They are now looking for his parents. A little boy was walking by himself at Buffalo Avenue and Park Place around...

Neighbor Attacked In Crown Heights, Cops Looking For Suspect

CROWN HEIGHTS - A 63-year-old Jewish man was the latest victim when someone threw a massive brick to his face yesterday morning. On Tuesday, August 27 at around 7:45 a.m., Abraham Gopin went out for...

Brooklyn Cop Indicted For Insurance Fraud After Claims Of Stolen Car

CROWN HEIGHTS - An NYPD cop was indicted for insurance fraud yesterday after claiming his car was stolen when in reality, it was torched a few days earlier. On December 25, 2016, Officer Kirk Peddie,...

Drunk, Reckless Driver In The Bronx Kills Crown Heights Neighbor

CROWN HEIGHTS - A woman from Brooklyn was killed waiting for the bus at the bus stop in the Bronx when a drunk driver drove onto the sidewalk. On Sunday, August 11 at around 9:21...

@BrownBikeGirl On Bike Lanes, White Guys, And Educating All

CLINTON HILL — A few years ago Courtney Williams was unemployed and about to leave New York City. "I remember putting up the posters trying to leave the city, trying to sell stuff out of my...

Lots of Affordable Housing Lotteries Open /Close This Week

Athena North/South   A large development in Clinton Hill / Prospect Heights opens lottery tomorrow. There are 114 units available between 909 Atlantic Avenue and 1043 Fulton Street, and amenities include tenant lounge with kitchenette, landscaped outdoor...

More Delays For Atlantic Yards – Pacific Park Development?

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — After elected officials and local residents demanded that the state halt the approval of recreation space at Pacific Park, an advisory board came to a deadlock on the proposal. The Empire State...

‘We Need a Crisis-level Response’: Myrie, Richardson Call on State to Cough Up More...

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS — Brooklyn-based anti-gun violence groups need more money from the state, local elected officials said Friday. While announcing the allocation of hundreds of thousands in state funds to neighborhood-based anti-gun violence groups,...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

Crime Continues to Fall in Brooklyn As Shootings Rise: NYPD

Ahead of the annual National Night Out Against Crime, the NYPD released statistics showing crime is still down 4% compared to last year, while shootings rose by more than 5%. Total crime in the Brooklyn...

Cops Find 1-Year-Old Boy in Stolen Car

CROWN HEIGHTS — A 1-year-old boy who was in a stolen vehicle was found safe in Crown Heights Monday evening. At around 7 p.m. Monday, the boy's mother left her child in a car in...

Briefly Noted: More de Blasio Real Estate Woes And Other News

Mayor Bill de Blasio is yet again facing scrutiny for his real estate dealings, but this time it's about his own properties. De Blasio, who owns two homes in Park Slope, got mortgages for them...
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