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Former CB6 District Manager Found Not Guilty On Forgery Charges

COBBLE HILL - A former long-time Brooklyn Community Board 6 (CB6) District Manager has been found not guilty for allegedly giving himself more than $38,000 in raises over a three year period using the electronic signatures...

BAM Staffers Vote To Unionize

FORT GREENE - Administrative and cinema employees at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) have voted "yes" to joining the UAW Local 2110 (United Auto Workers) union. The staffers announced their plans to unionize last month,...

CB2 Recommends Overhaul of City’s Plan for Atlantic Ave. Jail

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Community Board 2 (CB2) convened on Wednesday, June 12th, to discuss and vote on their new recommendation for the 275 Atlantic Avenue jail. The jail is part of a four-jail system...

Heated Discussions As Community Board 1 Breaks Up For The Summer

WILLIAMSBURG - On Tuesday evening Community Board 1 convened for the final session before the summer break and community members scrambled for seats in the fluorescent-lit meeting room of Swingin’ Sixties Senior Center in...

Man Shot And Killed At Classic Deli

CROWN HEIGHTS - Yesterday evening, June 12 at around 7:30 p.m., a 48-year-old man was shot and killed while inside Classic Deli Market at 125 Kingston Avenue. The man was found with multiple gunshot wounds...

Brooklyn’s Economy Is Booming Thanks To Innovative Businesses

Brooklyn’s economy is booming, driven by growth in tech start-ups, creative companies, and next-generation makers and manufacturers, a new report by the Center for an Urban Future published Wednesday finds. Brooklyn’s 356% tech start-up growth since...

Man Who Murdered Livery Cab Driver In 2015 Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

BED STUY - In 2015, a livery cab driver was shot and killed inside his car by a man who attempted to rob him. Today, the defendant was sentenced to 25 years to life...

Openings & Closings: No Names to New Names Edition

Welcome to the latest installment in openings, coming soon's and closings across the borough. Check out spots form Sheepshead and Dyker Heights to Fort Greene, Park Slope, Crown Heights and beyond in no particular...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Caroline Cohen

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - You may not have heard about it, but there’s a judicial election coming up in central Brooklyn this month. Four candidates— Alice Nicholson, Caroline Cohen, Chinyelu Udo and Tehilah Berman— are...

Profile: TransAlt Tom DeVito On Street Design And Advocacy As Therapy

COBBLE HILL - The first thing one notices when approaching Thomas DeVito is a beautiful Jindo-mix puppy named Lennie who, much like her owner, doesn't like to sit still. DeVito is the Director of...

Installations Depicting Kids In Cages Pop Up Across City

Two dozen disturbing art installations popped up across NYC early Wednesday morning depicting migrant children detained in cages. Outside the Y in Park Slope, gym to a presidential candidate. NYPD started removing it right after...

Brooklyn BP Tells Albany to Put Prevailing Wage Law on Ice

CITY HALL—Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Tuesday called on Albany to pump the brakes on a measure that would increase the number of developments subject to prevailing wage requirements, putting him at odds...

Did Archibald Promise You A Green Card?

CANARSIE - A man has been charged with allegedly stealing $8,520 from three undocumented immigrants who trusted him to process their green card applications and work permits. According to Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, three...

A Drunk Driver Kills Canarsie Man On E-Bike

CANARSIE - A 29-year-old man on an E-Bike is dead after a drunk driver collided with him Sunday night. On June 9th at about 10:37 p.m., 22-year-old Treasure Liggins was driving her 2007 Infiniti G35...

Celebrate Immigrant Heritage Month At Ave C Plaza

KENSINGTON - The popular Ave C Plaza has been celebrating its fourth season of hosting events for the Immigrant Heritage Month and all are welcome! Ave C Plaza, located at Ave C and McDonald Avenue,...
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