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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Man Shot And Killed At Classic Deli

CROWN HEIGHTS - Yesterday evening, June 12 at around 7:30 p.m., a 48-year-old man was shot and killed while inside Classic Deli Market at 125 Kingston Avenue. The man was found with multiple gunshot wounds...

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 Udo and Tehilah Berman— are...

Profile: TransAlt Tom DeVito On Street Design And Advocacy As Therapy

COBBLE HILL - The first thing one notices when approaching Thomas DeVito is a beautiful Jindo-mix puppy named Lennie who, much like her owner, doesn't like to sit still. DeVito is the Director of...

Installations Depicting Kids In Cages Pop Up Across City

Two dozen disturbing art installations popped up across NYC early Wednesday morning depicting migrant children detained in cages. Outside the Y in Park Slope, gym to a presidential candidate. NYPD started removing it right after...

A Drunk Driver Kills Canarsie Man On E-Bike

CANARSIE - A 29-year-old man on an E-Bike is dead after a drunk driver collided with him Sunday night. On June 9th at about 10:37 p.m., 22-year-old Treasure Liggins was driving her 2007 Infiniti G35...

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,...

Gowanus News: Appeal To City Agencies, Comments To DCP, IBZ Roundtables

GOWANUS - Carroll Gardens Coalition For Respectful Development (CG CORD) has requested that Brooklyn Community Board 6 (CB6) coordinate at least two town hall meetings with NYC agencies about the Gowanus rezoning. The group has also...

Legendary L&B Spumoni Gardens Announces New Location in DUMBO

DUMBO - L&B Spumoni Gardens, the beloved Italian eatery in Bensonhurst, has announced the opening of a second location after eighty years of business. The draw? The new spot is just down the street...

In Southern Brooklyn, “Traffic Violence Is An Epidemic”

DYKER HEIGHTS - After the vicinity of 10th and 11th Avenues from 65th to 85th Streets saw three car crashes in three hours last weekend, the community is demanding life-saving traffic measures. "We are urging,...

Pride Parade In Park Slope Is A “Big Love Fest”

PARK SLOPE - What a drag it is walking 15 blocks on Fifth Avenue in Park Slope unless you are "in drag" marching in the 23rd annual Brooklyn Pride Parade celebrating sexual identity, diversity, and tolerance. Thousands...

Traffic Light To Be Installed At Intersection Where Boy On Scooter Was Killed

BATH BEACH - Just last month, three-year-old Emur Shavkator was riding his scooter, when a van struck and killed him at the dangerous intersection. Now, the Department of Transportation (DOT) has approved a traffic...

Brooklyn Heroes: State Trooper Joshua Kaye, Jacob Abraham, Hopeton Kiffin, and Obocho Peters

BOROUGH HALL - On Wednesday afternoon, Borough President Eric Adams recognized four Brooklyn residents - State Trooper Joshua Kaye, Jacob Abraham, Hopeton Kiffin, and Obocho Peters - with awards for exceptional, heroic behavior. The...

76th Precinct Warns of Increase in Thefts as it Wraps Community Meetings for the...

CARROLL GARDENS - On Wednesday, June 5th, residents of the 76th precinct gathered in the basement room of the police station for the last community meeting before disbanding for the summer. Deputy Inspector Megan...

It’s 2019 & Some People Don’t Want Drag Queens Reading To Kids

GERRITSEN BEACH - "Drag queens are robbing children of their innocence," people shouted outside the Gerritsen Beach Brooklyn Public Library branch on Thursday. Inside, a small room was packed with children listening to a...

Intoxicated Driver Pleads Guilty After Killing One Driving On The Wrong Side Of Belt...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - In July of last year, a drunk Brooklyn man drove on the wrong side of the Belt Parkway. He killed one person and severely injured two. Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to...
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