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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures For Southern...

CANARSIE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shared its latest report on an ongoing study about how to best improve New York and New Jersey's defenses against a natural disaster Wednesday to a...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

Suspicious Fire Destroys Flatlands Home

FLATLANDS - A suspicious all-hands fire destroyed a private home at 1257 East 52nd Street in Flatlands Wednesday, February 27, afternoon, fire officials said. No injuries were reported, but damage to the home was extensive...
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Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...

Round 1: Three Candidates Will Split $2M In Public Matching Funds In The Public...

BROOKLYN - Three candidates get an early boost in the public advocate's race after the New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) doled out close to $2 million in the first round of matching...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...
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Wednesday Crime Blotter: Kidnap Car Thief Still At Large in Canarsie, East Flatbush Man...

DUMBO - After an assault on the F train, police have released photos of the suspect they're searching for, hoping the public can help track him down. Around 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, the...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

Governor Cuomo Pledges To Inspect L Train Tunnel Thursday at Midnight

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo announced that he'd make a midnight inspection of the L train's Canarsie Tunnel this week in advance of the spring shutdown to make sure there's no way to speed things up...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Statues Smashed at Williamsburg Church, Cuffed Con Escape Cops in Brownsville...

WILLIAMSBURG - A Williamsburg church was vandalized in the early hours of Sunday, December 2, police confirmed. The suspect allegedly urinated on two angel statues outside the Our Lady of Consolation Roman Catholic Church, at 184...

Holiday Lights, Santa Cruises Down Fifth Ave & More

It's December! That means the residents of Dyker Heights are setting up their famous, dazzling holiday displays from 83rd to 86th Streets between 11th to 13th Avenues. There's even a guided bus tour complete with Christmas...
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