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What’s Closed On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2019

See below for a list of what is closed on Monday, January 21, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. If you'd like to honor the memory of Dr. King, check out our list...

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...

Have The Dyker Heights Lights Become A Christmas Nightmare? – OPINION

By: City Councilman Justin Brannan and Community Board 10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann When most people talk about Christmas in New York City, they usually mention the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the stunning holiday...
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams at the 2019 Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge

Brooklyn Borough President Takes The Polar Bear Plunge

CONEY ISLAND — This year, as thousands braved the frigid temperatures of the ocean, Borough President Eric Adams also took a dip in the Atlantic during this year's Polar Bear Plunge in Coney Island for...

Happy Kwanzaa!

Yesterday, Dec. 26, marked the first day of Kwanzaa, a holiday created by Dr. Maulana Karenga in 1966. The celebration lasts a week (ending January 1) and honors the African heritage. At the end of the...

Merry Christmas!

  Wishing all who celebrate a very merry Christmas! We'll return with news tomorrow. ❤️Bklyner.

Last minute gifts for everyone on your list

No need to worry about the last day to order when you can visit these local Brooklyn businesses for your last minute gifts.  Did you forget to get a gift for a family member...

Small Business Owners Making The Most Of Winterfest

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Following a series of articles detailing issues at Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum, merchants participating in the event ask, despite the controversies, for locals to visit the holiday market to support the...

A Guide to North Brooklyn’s Holiday Markets

So you've got some holiday shopping to do, but you went ahead and canceled your Prime account because of Amazon's HQ2 debacle, right? Well, don't worry—you'll have to venture outside to round up gifts...

Gift Ideas for Her: Bklyner Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is in full gear and Brooklyn shops have every type of gift you and the women in your life could want. From chocolate, beauty and spa treatments and terrariums to women-centered accessories, a subscription...

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...

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...

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...

Shop Local For The Holidays: Small Business Saturday And Upcoming Holiday Markets

Looking to work off some Thanksgiving turkey and get some holiday shopping done? Instead of heading to the mall or a big-box store, why not shop local and support small businesses in Brooklyn? As part...

Extremely Cold Thanksgiving Forecast

The New York City is urging individuals to prepare for extremely cold temperatures on Thursday and has activated Code Blue. The National Weather Service forecasts the temperatures on Thursday to be in the low to mid-20s...
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