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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Twilight Stroll on Cortelyou: Eat Your Heart Out!

Join neighbors and come out to savor the flavors and diverse offerings from local businesses on Cortelyou Road in Ditmas Park on Thursday, May 9 from 5:00 - 9:00 pm Twilight stroll on Cortelyou includes the...
Kings County Wines formerly at 1205 Cortelyou Rd. (Liena Zagare/Bklyner)

New Wine Bar Coming To Cortelyou Road

DITMAS PARK — Remember where Kings County Wines used to be? Well, one of the owners is adding to their empire of fine wines and spirits. Erika Lesser, who partnered with Adam Robertson to purchase T.B....

From Sunrise To Sunset – Antonio M. Rosario’s Kensington

KENSINGTON - Antonio M. Rosario is a man of routines. Every morning he wakes up at 6:00 am and captures the sun rising above Brooklyn outside his office window. From the top floor of...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

CD45 Update: Amplify Her Throws Their Support Behind Chandler-Waterman

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD — Amplify Her, a pro-women political group, is the latest to endorse in the 8-person race to replace Public Advocate Jumaane Williams in the 45th council group and they're throwing their support behind...

New Coffee/Fresh Juice Spot Coming To Little Pakistan

  MIDWOOD - A new coffee/fresh juice shop is coming soon to Little Pakistan. The new cafe will be named "Coffee House" and is located at 1050 Coney Island Avenue, right next door to the new...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Don’t Miss the Church Avenue Street Fair on Sun. May 5!

This year’s Church Avenue Street Fair is going to be better than ever! The fair will take place on Sunday, May 5 from noon to 6:00 p.m. on Church Ave. between Coney Island Avenue and...

Shakespeare On Stratford: Celebrate 455th Anniversary Of Bard’s Birth

DITMAS PARK - Join Brave New World Repertory Theatre this Sunday, April 28 for Shakespeare on Stratford, a free spring celebration commemorating the 455th anniversary of William Shakespeare's birth. The Bard was born April 26, 1564. In a...

“Affordable Housing” is a Trojan Horse for High End Housing – OPINION

By Alan P. Berger, Vice-President, Human Scale NYC Language is important. When you see vague words like "gourmet" or "luxury" over a store, what comes to mind? If you're like most people you run the other way...

Help Cops Find Man Who Forcibly Touched A Woman

NEWKIRK PLAZA - Cops need assistance searching for a man that forcibly touched a woman inside the Newkirk Avenue Subway Station. On Sunday, April 7th at around 6:50 a.m., a man grabbed a woman's butt as...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

Police Warn of Package Thefts and IRS Scams In Flatbush Police Meeting

FLATBUSH - Sector meetings differ from the monthly Precinct Community Council meetings in that they are held by the Neighborhood Community Officers of a particular area.  The intent is to deal specifically with ongoing...
Arbor Watt of Wattli at 1505 Newkirk Avenue in Ditmas Park Photo: Liena Zagare/Bklyner

Wattli: Ditmas Park’s New Hangout Spot

DITMAS PARK — When Arbor met Sally, Wattli was born. Except, this short story isn’t about the welcoming of a new baby, but a new bar-eatery in Ditmas Park dubbed Wattli — a combination of...
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