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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Celebrate Brooklyn’s Spectacular Community Gardens This Saturday

Often, you need a key to get in. Some, have waiting lists for new members. But this weekend you have a chance to visit a dozen of them thanks to the Brooklyn Queens Lands...

A Chick-fil-A Has Opened Across From Barclays Center

BARCLAYS - The burger joint Chick-fil-A opened at 166 Flatbush Avenue this morning, right across the Barclays Center, with lines around the corner. The big Southern chain known for its chicken sandwiches -- which has...

5 Brooklynites Accused of Running Two Major Narcotics Rings

Cocaine and heroin are a bit less "Brooklyn bound" thanks to the efforts of New York law enforcement. Yesterday, Attorney General Letitia James announced charges against seven individuals - five of them from Brooklyn...

Meet The New ‘Established Gallery’ In Prospect Heights

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - A leg, truncated from the knee up, nervously treads. Disembodied hands point and prod. Gears spin, colorful lightbulbs blink, and a hammer slowly taps away. This odd assortment of moving parts...

Enzo Farachio, ‘A Sweet Boy Who Spread Light & Love,’ Killed By Driver

MIDWOOD - The name of the boy killed yesterday was Enzo Farachio. At around 2:45 on Tuesday, September 10, Enzo was waiting at the bus stop on Ocean Avenue by Avenue L. He was going...

Is Brooklyn Prepared For A Big Storm? City Says Yes, Local Pols Say No.

It's September which means it's officially storm season. Forget hurricanes, it seems that every time it pours, Brooklyn gets flooded even though over $20 billion was allocated for the City's resiliency plan. Puddles form...

10-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed By Vehicle On Sidewalk

MIDWOOD - A 10-year-old boy waiting at the bus stop at Ocean Ave and Ave L was killed by the driver of a gray Lexus, and his parents may not even know it yet. At...

Renovated Fort Hamilton High School Field Is Open To All

BAY RIDGE - Two years, two council members, and $4.7 million later, the historic Fort Hamilton High School Athletic Field has been renovated - 18 years since last improvements were made to the large...

How To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Dorian In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 200 mph. It hung around the island for two days and killed at least 44 people, many...

Gowanus Gardens Hopes To Have Something For Everyone

GOWANUS - The space at Gowanus Gardens is fairly large, with a big, rainbow-colored patio in the back. There are whimsical details aplenty - a jukebox, faux flowers on the ceiling, and eccentric light...

Cyclist In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Sanitation Truck

GOWANUS - A cyclist is fighting for his life after being hit by a driver of a sanitation truck last night. On Sunday, September 8 at around 9:30 p.m., a 62-year-old man was riding his...

Drunk Off-Duty School Safety Agent Arrested For Kicking Cop

WILLIAMSBURG - An off-duty NYPD School Safety Agent was arrested after assaulting a police officer that was trying to stop a fight between her and a man over the weekend. On Saturday, September 9 at...

R.I.P. Red Hook Slim: “He Could Make The Blues Harp Sing, Wail, Laugh Or Roar”

RED HOOK - Friends of Red Hook Slim, a beloved local blues harpist, reached out to Bklyner to share the news of his recent death. Red Hook Slim, or Louis Raiola, passed away unexpectedly late last...

Little Pakistan Stands With Jammu & Kashmir

MIDWOOD - Makki Masjid has long served as a place for activism and this afternoon was no different. After Jummah prayer, congregants and community members gathered outside the mosque to hold the Azad Kashmir...

A Father of Three Killed Yesterday Evening In Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH - A 33-year-old man was shot and killed last night and cops need help searching for who did it. On Thursday, September 5 at around 8:49 p.m., James Dorce was standing on East...
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