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Saturday, January 19, 2019

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)...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Attempted Rape in Williamsburg, MTA Bus Stolen from Broadway Junction &...

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are looking for a suspect wanted for the attempted rape of a 26-year old woman in a Williamsburg apartment building yesterday. Around 5:30 am on Tuesday, January 1, the suspect approached the...
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Friday Crime Blotter: Christmas Day Crime, Shots Exchanged on Kingsland Avenue & More

CYPRESS HILLS - Last month, a verbal confrontation ended in a shooting during the early hours at a Dominican restaurant in Cypress Hills. Around 4:15 am on Monday, November 26, police said the 18-year-old victim...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Home-Invasion on Christmas Morning, Teacher Assaults Developmentally Disabled Student & More

CONEY ISLAND - On Christmas morning, a home-invasion robbery sent an 88-year-old woman to the hospital, and now police are hoping to track down the suspect. Around 6:45 am on Tuesday, December 25, the suspect...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Arrest in Road-Rage Murder, ‘Tis The Season for Package Thieves &...

BATH BEACH - A Staten Island man has been arrested and charged in the road rage killing of Faizal Coto, an FDNY firefighter and aspiring musician. Yesterday, the NYPD announced Joseph Desmond, 29, had been charged...

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...

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...

‘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...

Officials Take Action Amid Outrage Over Signage Fines

NEW YORK – From City Hall to Sunset Park, city officials scrambled this week to help constituents caught up in the wave of sign and awning violations sweeping the city, which recently hit Brooklyn -...

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...

Sylvia Center Students Create Signature Latke

Local children, aged 10 to 13, will present an innovative potato pancake that they created especially for the occasion at the 10th Annual Latke Festival on Dec. 3 at the Brooklyn Museum.  The youngsters...

Merchants Take Down Signs As Panic Over Fines Sweeps City

BROOKLYN – A local business in Ditmas Park got an eye-catching new look last week, when Salahi Deli substituted the awning it had used as a sign for almost three decades with a graffiti-style...

Unusual and New Gifts for Men: Bklyner Gift Guide

The men in our lives deserve thoughtful and unique gifts. Whether he is a hot sauce fanatic and aspiring olive oil connoisseur, a golfer, a chocolate lover and more here are some fun ideas. FilFil Foods Stuyvesant...

Crime Blotter: Home Robber Disguised As Postal Worker, Stolen Eyewear and More

CYPRESS HILLS - Police are looking for a man in connection with a robbery and assault that took place on Monday, November 12 in Cypress Hills. The suspect punched a 32-year old victim in the...

Gifting season has begun – Bklyner Gift Guide

The holiday season has officially started! The street lights are up, the windows have been transformed and the catalogs are piling up at your door, but we Brooklynites shop local!  Whether you are looking...
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