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Friday, September 20, 2019

DonateNYC Has A New Food Donation Portal: Matching Those Who Have and Those Who...

BAY RIDGE/ DYKER HEIGHTS - Whether your business has three bagels left at the end of the day, or your grocery store has an extra box of radishes, or your restaurant has leftovers from...

Openings and Closings: New Standouts

This week's openings and closings are full of new places from old standouts. A restaurant returns after a 15-year closure, Williamsburg gains a new beer garden, but loses a popular chocolate shop. Clinton Hill Cap't Loui 413...

Hillary & Chelsea Clinton Coming To Kings Theatre, Oct. 1

FLATBUSH - Kings Theatre announced on Tuesday that Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton will visit the historic venue next month to promote their upcoming book. The mother-daughter team have penned The Book Of Gutsy Women:...

Kings Theatre Celebrates 90th Anniversary!

FLATBUSH - Saturday, September 7 marked the 90th anniversary of Brooklyn's majestic Kings Theatre and the historic venue celebrated with performances by a couple of popular indie bands, a Happy Hour Tour, and an...

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...

Three Dead in Labor Day Violence Across Brooklyn

Three people are dead, two others critically wounded as a result of gun violence early Labor Day morning in different sections of Brooklyn, police officials said. Brownsville A man who fired shots at police in Brownsville...

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...

Senator Parker Will Face Primary Challenger in Josue Pierre

FLATBUSH - This morning Democratic District Leader for the 42nd Assembly District Josue Pierre announced that he will be running for the 21st Senate District seat against incumbent Senator Kevin Parker. "Ever since I came...

One Of the Hardest To Count Districts In America is Central Brooklyn. Here’s Why...

CROWN HEIGHTS / FLATBUSH - The 9th Congressional District is one of the "hard to count" districts for the census in the United States. Folks don't return questionnaires, they say, and don't open doors. Local...

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...

Park Slope Neighbor Jose Alzorriz Is The 19 Cyclist To Be Killed This Year

MIDWOOD - Another cyclist is dead due to reckless driving, making 19 total fatalities this year alone, of which 14 were in Brooklyn. At 12:30 pm on August 11, Sunday, an 18-year-old driving southbound on...

Openings and Closings: Lots of New Sweets and Hard Goodbyes

Welcome back to Openings and Closings. This week brings lots of sweet treats, including two new bakeries and a new baklava spot, which you'll definitely need to get through the closings of several neighborhood...

“Would You Like To Live in This Community?” – Frieda Vizel On Tour Of...

WILLIAMSBURG / FLATBUSH — Frieda Vizel left the Satmar community roughly ten years ago. But these days, she is giving tours of Hasidic Williamsburg four days a week for a living. “I definitely never fit...

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...

Mirna’s Pupuseria Opens on Flatbush Avenue

FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD - Mirna’s Pupuseria opened on Flatbush Avenue last Saturday, August 3rd. The spot is fairly small, but makes the most of the space with several tables by the windows facing the avenue, as...
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