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Saturday, May 25, 2019

“We Love Hitler”– Another Anti-Semitic Incident In Boro Park

BORO PARK - It's no secret that anti-Semitism has been on the rise. Just over the weekend, anti-Semitic slurs were yelled at two Jewish teenagers. According to the NYPD, there has been an 82 percent...

Time To Start Packing? Bushwick Rezoning Not Aggressive Enough To Help Residents Remain In...

BUSHWICK - Wednesday night, the Department of City Planning presented an update to the Bushwick rezoning plan, only to be confronted with questions about affordable housing and general frustrations about how this plan would...

Three Bicyclists Were Killed This Week In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/MARINE PARK/BORO PARK - While Mayor Bill de Blasio is out campaigning for U.S president, cyclists are continuing to die in his city. The total number of cyclists who have died this year...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Bishop Kearney HS Is Closing: A loss to Catholic education

BENSONHURST - Bishop Kearney High School, an all girls Catholic school on Bay Parkway in Mapleton will close its doors on August 31, leaving many young women wondering where to continue their education. Many of...

Mill Basin School Bus Crash Leaves 30 People Injured

MILL BASIN - About 30 people were injured after a school bus collided with a car this morning. At about 9:20 a.m., a school bus, which was carrying adults with special needs, crashed into a...

Recent Attacks In Williamsburg Investigated As Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are now investigating two recent attacks in Williamsburg as anti-Semitic hate crimes. The apparent incidents happened less than a week and a mile apart from one another and have left the...

Brooklyn Mom Talks of Hope for Struggling Mothers on Mother’s Day

By Kristina Cousar This Mother’s Day there are too many moms in Brooklyn struggling to make ends meet, especially because so many of us are the sole breadwinners. So it’s really no surprise that so...

‘Tradeswomen’ Get a Yoga Class of Their Own at Crown Heights Studio

CROWN HEIGHTS - On May 19, Jyll Hubbard-Salk will host her latest monthly yoga class specifically for tradeswomen at her Sterling Place yoga studio in Crown Heights, Urban Asanas. The hour-long classes, which are...

L Train Slowdown is … OK?

A week and half into the L Train slowdown and things are...okay. The plan, which replaced the much-dreaded L Train shutdown, has left commuters a bit irritated, but not wholly upset about the service...

Help Find Driver Who Hit Woman, Sent Her Flying and Kept Going

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help finding the driver who struck a woman and left the scene yesterday afternoon. A 25-year-old woman was crossing the street at Lee Avenue and Middleton Street at around 2:50 p.m....

Spoke The Hub Celebrates 40 Years In Gowanus & Park Slope

GOWANUS/PARK SLOPE - Spoke the Hub celebrates 40 years of bringing community dance classes, performances, and flash mob routines to Park Slope and Gowanus. Founded in 1979 by Elise Long, Spoke the Hub's first home...

Marine Park Teens Gather For Friend, Against Senseless Violence

MARINE PARK - Scores of teens from Marine Park gathered around a carefully arranged memorial - votive candles flickered, photos in frames and a plaque emblazoned with the name of Rohan Burke, 17, who...

100+ Years Later, Cops Remember Two Heroes Who Died In Line Of Duty

SUNSET PARK - Patrolman Arthur Loewe and Patrolman James Mangan were killed in the line of duty more than a century ago, but their legacy lives on at the 72nd Precinct stationhouse in Sunset...

Building collapses after car crashes into it ‘just right’

MIDWOOD - A driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a two-story Midwood building, sending the structure tumbling down on top of it, briefly trapping the driver and the occupants, police said. Police...
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