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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: State Senator Salazar’s Team And Agenda

BUSHWICK — On November 6, State Sen. Julia Salazar was elected the youngest female New York state senator in history. She turned 28-years-old on December 30. Bklyner spoke to her new chief of staff, Boris Santos,...

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...
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