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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Bushwick Food Coop Needs Help After Fire

BUSHWICK - A member of the Bushwick Food Coop walking by the space in the wee hours of the morning on July 3rd discovered the devastating fire - which is estimated to have started...

Brooklyn Crafted Wants To Bottle Your Brews

BUSHWICK- “Very few bottling lines exist now in Brooklyn, and many of them have super high minimums,” Marcia Hu says. “We really want to work with local businesses in Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, and Brooklyn,...

Sunset Park: The Fear Was Visible This Weekend

SUNSET PARK - After reports of ICE knocking on doors on Saturday, July 13, in Sunset Park, the neighborhood and its main park, a place usually packed with people, was eerily empty this Sunday. https://twitter.com/djlavoie/status/1150497405646843905 On...

Third Annual Lemonade Day Teaches Brooklyn Kids Business Skills

BROWNSVILLE - On July 27th, thirty Brooklyn kids will get a chance to run their own business. Through the national Lemonade Day program, led in the borough by city director Bryan J. Guadagno, these...

Expanded Speed Camera Law Now In Effect

As part of the city's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths, the new and expanded speed camera law went into effect on July 11. Speed cameras in school zones have been in NYC since 2014,...

Artan Ljukovic Is A White Male Queer Photographer Who Understands His Privilege

MIDWOOD - Artan Ljukovic, 23, is white. He's a man, too, and according to him, those are the first two things people notice. He is also queer, but he has found that is not...

UPDATE: ICE Conducting Raids In NYC This Sunday, July 14

UPDATE: The ICE raids that were expected two weeks ago were postponed. Instead, they will be taking place this Sunday, July 14. Stay safe and know your rights (we provided them below). BROOKLYN - The...

Getaway Brings New Options for Nightlife in Greenpoint

GREENPOINT - Getaway sits on Green Street in the middle of Greenpoint, signaled to passersby by the "0%" sign glowing outside. It’s not your everyday bar—this is a bar that serves only non-alcoholic drinks....

Attend The Fourth Annual Stickball Hall Of Fame Game At MCU

CONEY ISLAND - It's almost time for the Fourth Annual Stickball Hall of Fame Game at MCU Park to celebrate Stickball Day in Brooklyn. The annual stickball game will take place on Sunday, July 14—with South...

15 Cyclists Have Died In 2019, ‘Mayor de Blasio, Do Your Job!’

WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK - About a thousand cyclists lay down on the ground next to their bikes and loved ones Tuesday evening for a die-in to protest the 15 preventable bicycling deaths in NYC just...

María del Carmen Porras Hernández Was The Pedestrian Killed On Coney Island Ave. Monday

KENSINGTON/PROSPECT PARK SOUTH - The victim of yesterday's fatal car crash has been identified as 49-year-old María del Carmen Porras Hernández. She lived on Ditmas Avenue, about a 20-minute walk away from the intersection where...

Blend Coffee + CoWork Brings Community to Bay Ridge

BAY RIDGE - Just off of the Bay Ridge Avenue R stop, you will find Blend Coffee + CoWork. Right now, at least from the outside, it is a little unassuming—signs and lights are...

‘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...

Pedestrian Killed After Car Strikes Her Then Collides With Another Vehicle

KENSINGTON/ PROSPECT PARK SOUTH - A 49-year-old female pedestrian was struck and killed by the driver of a Honda vehicle Monday morning at an intersection people have been complaining about for years. At around 9:10 a.m....

New Jersey Motorcyclist Dead After Collision On The BQE

BROOKLYN QUEENS EXPRESSWAY - A New Jersey man is dead after being thrown off his motorcycle on the BQE yesterday and being hit by a vehicle which then left the scene. At about 1 a.m....
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