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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Car Crashes in PLG After Driver and Passenger Get Shot in Crown Heights

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS/ CROWN HEIGHTS— After two men were shot while sitting in a car in Crown Heights, they crashed their car several blocks away while driving to the hospital. A 29-year-old driver and a...

Man Fatally Stabbed in Clinton Hill

CLINTON HILL—A man died Monday after he was stabbed repeatedly in Clinton Hill. At approximately 2:40 p.m. on July 8, police found the 42-year-old victim lying in front of 185 Lefferts Place with multiple stab wounds to his...

Community Board 9 Schedules Election for Chair, As Baker’s Tenure Ends

CROWN HEIGHTS—Community Board 9 has set a date to elect a new chair.  CB9 has scheduled a Tuesday, July 23 special meeting to elect its chair, according to an email from the board office obtained...

Man Charged With Attempted Murder in Brutal Attack of 66-Year-Old

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS—A man faces attempted murder and assault charges after he allegedly attacked a 66-year-old man in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens last week. On Monday, July 1, 24-year-old Jason Jacobs got into a verbal altercation with the...

CB9 Mayhem Continues: Chair Ends Tenure in Frustration, as District Manager Spot Remains Open

CROWN HEIGHTS— Community Board 9 (CB9) ended its regularly scheduled sessions for the summer in a state of even more uncertainty, with vacancies for key board personnel.  At a characteristically disorderly meeting on Wednesday, June...

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...

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...

Lamuel A Stanislaus Way: Honoring Legacy Of Distinguished Grenadian Immigrant

PROSPECT LEFFERTS GARDENS  - Lamuel used to lay awake at night wondering whether he could pay a $99 a month mortgage for a brick row house situated on Rutland Rd. between Flatbush and Bedford...

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...
Hype's Kitchen and Juice Bar in PLG at 589 Flatbush Avenue (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Hype’s Kitchen Opens In PLG

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDEN – Social media celebrity turned standup comedian Majah Hype is now the co-owner of Hype's Kitchen and Juice Bar, a Carribean eatery in the heart of PLG. The social media star who became famous...
Gruit Garden & Eatery. Replacing the old Toomey’s Diner on the corner of Empire Blvd as Rogers Avenue. (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Crown Heights/PLG: Openings

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS/PLG - It's restaurant season and here's what's opening in Crown Heights, Prospect Heights and PLG. GRUIT GARDEN & BEER After seven years, Gruit Garden & Eatery replaces the old Toomey's Diner at 252...

Third Annual PLG Arts Event, June 15

PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDEN - The PLG Arts Film Festival is just around the corner and here's the official lineup. The non-profit promotes the arts and local artists from PLG and the surrounding areas. Now in its...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...
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