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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Martin Luther King Day 2019 Celebrations In Brooklyn

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 90 on January 15. Various local organizations will celebrate MLK Day on Monday, January 21 with events including readings, movie screenings, musical performances, volunteering, and more. Commemorate...

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Monday Crime Blotter: Drunk Firefighter Arrested, 2 Missing People, Free Shopping Spree At Target...

MARINE PARK - A firefighter was arrested for drunk driving and hitting a pedestrian after going home from a slain firefighter's funeral on Friday. According to the NYPD, 36-year-old Matthew Wilson was driving home while intoxicated, when...

Friday Crime Blotter: Screwdriver Subway Stabbing, 2 Burglary Sprees, A Missing Person & More

FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery on a 2 Train yesterday. On Thursday, January 10 at around 2 p.m., the suspect stabbed a sleeping man in the head and...

Top 5 Brooklyn Social Justice Nonprofits Win $100,000 Spark Prize

Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and...

Weekend Art Events: January 11-13 (Brooklyn Podcast Festival, Meet The Strings & More)

This weekend delivers plays, musical performances, the return of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, and two family-friendly events at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events...

Tuesday Crime Blotter: Public Lewdness, Groping, $20,000 Worth Of Jewelry & Electronics Stolen &...

FLATBUSH - Police need help searching for two individuals who allegedly robbed a man last month. On December 14, two men approached a 52-year-old man inside a building on Ocean Avenue and Church Avenue. One of...

Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair.  Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free...

First Week Of The Year Brings Two Bicyclist Deaths In Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK - The first week of January closed with the death of another bicyclist in Brooklyn. On Friday, January 4 at 3:55 am  41-year-old Hector Ayala Jr. was riding his bike a block from his...

Top Ways To Look for a Summer Camp

Best Ways to Research a Camp There are many ways to look into finding the right day or overnight camp for your child.  The American Camp Association, NY & NJ suggests the following when starting...

This Week In Brooklyn: Polar Bear Plunge, Freshman Senators, Dog-Delayed Subways & More

Keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood all week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and subscribe. If you have news tips, story ideas, or questions, email us at editor@bklyner.com. Coney Island: Brooklyn Borough President Takes The Polar...
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