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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Street Seats Installation Coming To 7th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - An outdoor public seating area will be coming soon to the curbside space in front of Pokéworks on 7th Avenue between 5th and 6th Streets. The national fast-casual poke bowl chain opened...
Chabad of Bushwick (Screenshot: Google Maps)

Storefront Synagogue In Bushwick Vandalized

BUSHWICK — A Bushwick storefront synagogue was vandalized Saturday amid a rise in hate crimes throughout New York City. Two vandals shattered the front window of the Chabad of Bushwick synagogue Saturday morning at 2:00 am, according...

President’s Day Crime Blotter: Firefighter Chokes Girlfriend, Girlfriend Chokes Firefighter & More

RED HOOK - An FDNY firefighter was arrested yesterday for choking his girlfriend. His girlfriend was also arrested -- for choking the firefighter. On Sunday, February 17 at about 11:30 a.m., 34-year-old James Samuel, who...

Homeless Man Succumbs To Injuries From Being Shot

CYPRESS HILLS - The 34-year-old man that was shot two months ago died from his injuries on Valentine's day. On December 30 at about 2:23 a.m., police arrived outside 2481 Pitkin Avenue to find Tyrece...

13-Year-Old Girl From Gravesend Is Missing

GRAVESEND - A 13-year-old girl has been reported missing and the police need help to find her. Christina Saco was last seen leaving her home on Avenue U on February 2 at about 1:30 p.m. Cops...

Valentine’s Day Crime Blotter: Cop Choking Wife, Burglary, A Missing Person & More

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help searching for a man that went missing last month. 31-year-old James Johnston was last seen inside his home at 53 Morgan Avenue on January 29 at about 11 p.m. The NYPD...

Shahrzad Changalvaee Shares Lost Stories At Bushwick Gallery

BUSHWICK - On Friday, January 18, Shahrzad Changalvaee presented an exhibition, "In Absentia, In Effigie" at The Chimney, an industrial-looking cube gallery in the middle of a small parking lot in Bushwick. In the small...

Sheepshead Bay Resident Missing Again

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police need help searching for a woman who went missing earlier this month. She's gone missing two times before. 25-year-old Sarah Dupre was last seen inside of her home at on East...

A Grammy, A Set of Bills, and More Links

Lucy Kalantari who frequently plays at Lark/Elk cafes won a Grammy for her amazing children's album All The Sounds with The Jazz Cats. It will brighten your day no matter your age. Hat tip -...

EXCLUSIVE: Brooklyn College TV Center In Limbo As Infrastructure Crumbles

FLATBUSH - After putting staff members through hazardous conditions, 54 years after it opened, Brooklyn College's beloved Television Center was forced to "temporarily" shut down at the end of this summer for what looks...

Public Advocate Race: CUNY Edition

FLATBUSH - Candidates for the February 26 Public Advocate special election have been spending their days in debates, one-on-one series, and just yesterday, a forum by City University of New York (CUNY) students. The forum...

Columbia Waterfront Neighbors Call On Developer To Scale Back 41 Summit Street

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT - A group of Columbia Street Waterfront residents are rallying to oppose a developer's plans to build a seven-story building in their low-rise neighborhood. Neighbors Katarina Jerinic and Anthony Bradfield live on Carroll...
Rosalia's Cafe replaces the Nostrand Avenue Connecticut Muffin in Crown Heights. (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Openings & Closings in Crown Heights & Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Here's a listing of what's opening & closing in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. To start, here are some retail scoops: Good news for those on the CB9 side of Franklin Avenue...

Four Shot, One Killed In Bed-Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - A shooting last night turned deadly, injuring three and killing one. Police are treating it as a homicide. On Wednesday, February 6 at about 10:26 p.m., a shooting took place in the lobby of...

362 People To Be Laid Off In Brooklyn

Layoffs have been sweeping the borough and based on filings from the Department of Labor, there are many more to come. According to DOL filings, we found that 112 employees at Metropolitan Jewish Home Care,...
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