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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

María del Carmen Porras Hernández Was The Pedestrian Killed On Coney Island Ave. Monday

KENSINGTON/PROSPECT PARK SOUTH - The victim of yesterday's fatal car crash has been identified as 49-year-old María del Carmen Porras Hernández. She lived on Ditmas Avenue, about a 20-minute walk away from the intersection where...

Pedestrian Killed After Car Strikes Her Then Collides With Another Vehicle

KENSINGTON/ PROSPECT PARK SOUTH - A 49-year-old female pedestrian was struck and killed by the driver of a Honda vehicle Monday morning at an intersection people have been complaining about for years. At around 9:10 a.m....

Democratic Primary Debate Watch Parties in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN—On Wednesday at 9p.m., half of the Democratic presidential candidates will in Miami take the stage for the first debate, and some Brooklyn venues will of course be holding watch parties.   Wednesday’s lineup includes New...

Judicial Election Results: Cohen, Neckles and Lopez Torres Win

BROOKLYN—In Tuesday’s judicial elections, Caroline Cohen, Margarita Lopez Torres and Bernadette Neckles came out on top.  With 99 percent of the ballot scanners reported as of early Wednesday morning, Cohen won the 6th Municipal District...

Non-Profit Finds Home at BKLYN Commons

New York City makes up the largest market of co-working spaces in the US with Manhattan alone boasting 245 coworking spaces! And increasingly more startups and small nonprofits have started to see the larger...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Civil Court Judge Candidates: Tehilah Berman

The Civil Court Judge races are less than a week away, and Bklyner now has the last in a series of four interviews with candidates running in the 6th Municipal District, which includes Park Slope,...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Alice Nicholson

The Civil Court Judge Democratic primary election the 6th Municipal District—which includes Park Slope, Crown Heights, Kensington, Flatbush,  Midwood, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park South, and Ditmas Park—is on June 25. There are...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Caroline Cohen

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - You may not have heard about it, but there’s a judicial election coming up in central Brooklyn this month. Four candidates— Alice Nicholson, Caroline Cohen, Chinyelu Udoh and Tehilah Berman— are...

Middle-School For Dummies: A How-To Guide

By Siena Taylor, Student at M.S. 890 The transition between elementary school to middle school is a strange, strange thing. One day, you’re a 5th grader without a care in the world, and the next...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month At Ave C Plaza

KENSINGTON - The popular Ave C Plaza has been celebrating its fourth season of hosting events for the Immigrant Heritage Month and all are welcome! Ave C Plaza, located at Ave C and McDonald Avenue,...

Chess Team at M.S. 890 Has Big Plans!

By M.S. 890 Chess Team KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - On Saturday, May 18,  the M.S. 890 Chess Team competed at the last Chess in the Schools tournament of the school year. It’s been a year of...

DOT Proposes Dedicated Bus Lanes And Parking Changes Along Church Avenue

DITMAS PARK/FLATBUSH - Congestion along the 3rd busiest bus route in Brooklyn, B35, that traverses the length of Church Avenue from Kensington to Brownsville transporting over 29,000 passengers daily has gotten so bad that...

Hotel On Webster To Be Completed By 2021

KENSINGTON - The development at Coney Island and Webster Avenues is coming together. The hotel that replaces the old Jiffy Lube building at 928 Coney Island Avenue is expected to open by 2021, contractor Triborough...

Driver Arrested And Charged With Killing A Motorcyclist on Ocean Parkway

KENSINGTON - Police have arrested and charged Jasmin Morales-Cruz, 24, of Coney Island Avenue, with vehicular manslaughter, DWI and driving without a license, in the death of Evvon Alexander, 28, of Foster Avenue. On Monday, May...
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