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Saturday, January 19, 2019

1640 Flatbush Avenue Proposal Heading To CB 14 on Monday

Community Board 14 spent over an hour at their December 5 hearing discussing the proposed 13 story building at 1640 Flatbush Avenue, before recommending approval of the rezoning of the project area, subject to a...
City Councilman Mark Treyger in front of City Hall rallying for legislation that would allow Russian- and Haitian Creole-speaking translators inside poll sites.

What Do We Want? Language Access!

City Councilman Mark Treyer called for more language access on the steps of City Hall on Wednesday after Russian- and Haitian Creole-language translators stayed outside in the rain on Election Day last month. In October, Mayor...

Gift Ideas for Her: Bklyner Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is in full gear and Brooklyn shops have every type of gift you and the women in your life could want. From chocolate, beauty and spa treatments and terrariums to women-centered accessories, a subscription...

Gifting season has begun – Bklyner Gift Guide

The holiday season has officially started! The street lights are up, the windows have been transformed and the catalogs are piling up at your door, but we Brooklynites shop local!  Whether you are looking...

There May Be A Raccoon Inside This Subway Station!

  KENSINGTON/WINDSOR TERRACE -  Beware! There are reports of a raccoon inside the Fort Hamilton F/G subway station. Have you spotted it? The poster outside the station reads: "Sick raccoon in station - BEWARE." A neighbor tells us...

Feed Your Neighbors this Thanksgiving through CAMBA’s Holiday Meal Drive

FLATBUSH - It would have been easy for 76-year old Marcella to stay home rather than brave the cold and rainy Tuesday morning.  But that was not an option. Her $700 monthly Social Security...

The Kings Theatre Gets Holidazed!

SPONSORED: Beginning November 29th, the historic Kings Theatre in Brooklyn will be electrified by a seasonal spectacular like none other, as the critically acclaimed extravaganza Cirque Dreams Holidaze invades its timeless showroom. Set in...

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...

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...

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...

Ralph Avenue Improvements Underway

FlATLANDS/BERGEN BEACH - Back in the Spring, NYC Department of Transportation presented their plan for how to make crossing Ralph Avenue safer, and now they are working on implementing the traffic calming measures. The stretch...

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,...

R&B, Classic Rock and Broadway Tunes at the Kings Theatre

SPONSORED: No plans yet for this weekend? No worries, Kings Theatre has you covered. Whether it is R&B, classic rock or Broadway tunes.  There is something for everyone. Kings Theatre also offers the option to...

Jumaane Williams Announces Bid for Public Advocate

City Councilman Jumaane Williams announced, on Tuesday, a bid for the New York City Public Advocate seat. The three-term Councilman of the 45th council district (East Flatbush, Flatbush, Flatlands, Marine Park, and Midwood) is looking...
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