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Friday, April 19, 2019

Rejuvenate Yourself This Spring with 20% Off at Local Businesses

Kick the winter blues and embrace the spring with Cinch, the app that connects you to local businesses for new experiences and exclusive deals. We’ve got some amazing spots in Williamsburg and Park Slope to...

Measles Count Reaches Almost 300, Williamsburg Mandated To Vaccinate

WILLIAMSBURG - The city today declared a public health emergency in Williamsburg that has been struggling to contain a measles outbreak within the Orthodox Jewish community. "Under the mandatory vaccinations, members of the City’s Department of Health...

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...

5 More Yeshivas Allowed Unvaccinated Students Attend Helping Spread Measles

WILLIAMSBURG — The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is naming names. Today it announced five more schools defied its mandate by allowing unvaccinated students to attend school, as the Brooklyn's measles toll climbs...

Briefly Noted: The Best of Brooklyn Chinatowns, Industry City Rezoning, Measles and More

Eater put out its Ultimate Guide to Chinese Food in NYC - Everything to know about the Chinese food renaissance in the city right now - and it is soooo good. Here are...

NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull Gets $5M for ER

BROADWAY TRIANGLE - NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull is getting a much-needed infusion of capital funds thanks to the Speaker Corey Johnson and Council members Mark Treyger, Antonio Reynoso and Carlina Rivera. ‏When the Health +...

Brooklyn Measles Outbreak Grows to 121 Cases

WILLIAMSBURG — The measles count is now at 121 with 21 cases stemming from a single unvaccinated Yeshiva student who attended school before showing symptoms, despite a Department of Education mandate not to. In December,...

Measles Cases In Brooklyn Jump To Ninety

WILLIAMSBURG — The measles toll in Brooklyn jumped to 90 with 15 new cases in Williamsburg since October 2018, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The health department said eight...
Rosalia's Cafe replaces the Nostrand Avenue Connecticut Muffin in Crown Heights. (Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Openings & Closings in Crown Heights & Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Here's a listing of what's opening & closing in Crown Heights and Prospect Heights. To start, here are some retail scoops: Good news for those on the CB9 side of Franklin Avenue...

The Brooklyn Hospital Center Kicks Off 175th Anniversary Celebration

FORT GREENE - Last Thursday, January 31, The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) kicked off the first event of a three-year celebration to honor the medical facility's 175th anniversary. All through 2019 to 2021, TBHC will celebrate...

Borough’s 2nd Medical Marijuana Dispensary Will Open In Brooklyn Heights

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Brooklyn is getting a second medical marijuana dispensary later this year, this time at 44 Court Street in the storefront that formerly housed Court Street Office Supplies for 36 years. Columbia Care...
Protester across the street from Ft. Hamilton High School at a rally agains the new Reproductive Health Act.

Golden And Others Rally Against Reproductive Health Act

BAY RIDGE — More than 30 people, including former State Sen. Marty Golden, gathered across from Ft. Hamilton High School to protest the new Reproductive Health Act (RHA) Sunday, ahead of State Sen. Andrew Gounardes'...
Raynika Trent and Laura Raaen of the Laura M. Tisch Center for Food Education and Policy

Should Nutrition Be A Separate Class In Schools?

BROOKLYN — There's no way to tell if students are getting the right amount of nutrition education in schools and some lawmakers want to change that. Currently, nutrition talk throughout city schools is bundled into...

Hospital News: New Doctors, Rankings, Events

From new heads of departments to new clinics and reports, to volunteering opportunities and health fairs - check out what's been happening at Brooklyn hospitals. All information provided by the respective hospitals. The Brooklyn Hospital...

New Year, New You, New YMCA Membership

Where there’s a Y, there’s a way! Join the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory with a Premium Membership and take advantage of our limited time $0 Joiner’s Fee! From our littlest members to our...
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