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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

‘Jayden is Brooklyn’s Champion’: Graduation Held at Hospital For Recently Shot 11-Year-Old

BOROUGH PARK— Jayden Grant, an 11-year-old boy who was recently hit by a stray bullet in Crown Heights, graduated from elementary school on Monday, at a bittersweet ceremony at the hospital where he’s recovering.   Joined...

Knuffle Bunny Hops Into New Home At Park Slope Library

PARK SLOPE - After years of planning, a statue of the beloved children's book character, Knuffle Bunny, was finally unveiled Thursday morning at the Park Slope Library's Reading Circle And Storytelling Garden. "There are fewer joys...

Op-Ed: Why We’re Welcoming the Families of the New Fourth Avenue Shelters

By Amy White Graves, founder of Brooklyn Children’s Theatre. The nonprofit serves 1,300 children a year in Brooklyn. New York City is facing a homelessness crisis and women and children are bearing the brunt of it....

Building Bridges Between Muslim and Orthodox Jewish Communities in Southern Brooklyn, or How Jabaran...

MIDWOOD - Jabaran Akram, 22, was born in Brooklyn, the third of eight children of Pakistani immigrants who settled in Brighton Beach. These days Akram is the community liaison for Councilmember Chaim Deutsch as...

Man picking up child from Coney Island school, slashed by boyfriend of mother

CONEY ISLAND - A man picking up his child from a Coney Island elementary school yesterday afternoon was slashed in the face by the child’s stepfather and boyfriend of her mother, after the latter...

Lulu’s For Baby Closing On 5th Ave; Will Merge With Lulu’s Cuts & Toys

PARK SLOPE - After a decade of selling teethers, infant toys, and Brooklyn-emblazoned onesies, Lulu's For Baby will be shuttering its 5th Avenue storefront at the end of July. A decline in sales due to...

OP-ED: Unfunded Paid Vacation Time Hurts Small Businesses In Brooklyn

By Eladia Causil-Rodriguez, owner of Eladia’s Kids daycare and preschool which currently has four locations in Brooklyn and is in process of opening two more. The City Council’s unfunded mandate for paid vacation is a potential...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Brooklyn Navy Yard Hosts Third Thursdays, Tours, & Urban Pong This Summer

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - The Brooklyn Navy Yard has announced its program lineup for the summer, including the newly launched Third Thursday, a new exhibition, and lots of tours. Third Thursday welcomes visitors to the...

“The only way we got through that first night was with my daughter on...

FLATBUSH - My husband was snoring through my contractions, but that was OK with me. We’d gotten to Kings County Hospital in Flatbush at 10 am the previous morning to let doctors try to...

Middle-School For Dummies: A How-To Guide

By Siena Taylor, Student at M.S. 890 The transition between elementary school to middle school is a strange, strange thing. One day, you’re a 5th grader without a care in the world, and the next...

Industry City Spotlight: Brooklyn Oyster Dory

On a recent Saturday afternoon in mid-May, the corridor in Industry City’s Building 6 connecting 34th and 35th Streets was abuzz with activity. Fueled by a table full of homemade tamales, a group of...

Brooklyn Heroes: State Trooper Joshua Kaye, Jacob Abraham, Hopeton Kiffin, and Obocho Peters

BOROUGH HALL - On Wednesday afternoon, Borough President Eric Adams recognized four Brooklyn residents - State Trooper Joshua Kaye, Jacob Abraham, Hopeton Kiffin, and Obocho Peters - with awards for exceptional, heroic behavior. The...

Chess Team at M.S. 890 Has Big Plans!

By M.S. 890 Chess Team KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - On Saturday, May 18,  the M.S. 890 Chess Team competed at the last Chess in the Schools tournament of the school year. It’s been a year of...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...
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