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Thursday, October 18, 2018

After $2 million to repair cave-ins along Shore Road Promenade, CB10 to request a...

BAY RIDGE - The Brooklyn District 10 Community Board voted Monday to request a study of the Shore Road Promenade and Bicycle Path infrastructure, citing “recurring cave-ins threatening public safety.”  The request was the top...

New Karaoke Bar Set To Open In Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK - Brooklyn's District 10 Community Board voted Monday night to recommend the State Liquor Authority approve a liquor license for Euphoria, a new karaoke bar at 834 62nd Street, as long as...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Subway Creep in Park Slope, Suspect Identified in Marine Park &...

MARINE PARK - Police have finally identified the third suspect from the home invasion robbery in Marine Park earlier this week. Tyrique Rushing, 20, is wanted in connection with the robbery and sexual assault of...

The Ballot Will Be Two Separate Pages In November, Expect Problems

For the first time, some New York City voters can expect to use two pages when they go to bubble in their ballots for the November 6 election. Twenty days before the general election Board of...

Stickball in the Streets of Bay Ridge, Witches in Bushwick Bookshops & More of...

The Brooklyn food incubator PilotWorks closed abruptly over the weekend, leaving local businesses that use their industrial kitchens wondering what they'll do. Speaking of kitchens: the Top Chef from Carroll Gardens who poisoned his neighbor's...

Flatbush Community Speaks Out About “Cornerstore Caroline” Incident

FLATBUSH - "Cornerstore Caroline's" stunt last week traumatized a kid, and Flatbush community isn't having it. Borough President Eric Adams and Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte held a community conversation outside Sahara Deli Market on Albermarle Rd....

City To Gerritsen Avenue Drivers: Slow Down!

GERRITSEN BEACH - The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) installed six rubberized temporary pedestrian islands on Gerritsen Avenue last week in its latest attempt to calm the traffic. Residents are concerned about having...

Flying High Over Greenpoint in a New Music Video

GREENPOINT - Can you see your house from here? A new music video from artist Tim Poovey, recording as Pink Slater, uses drone footage from over Greenpoint as the backdrop for his latest track,...

Southwest Brooklyn Marine Transfer Station Is Open

GRAVESEND - Southwest Brooklyn Marine Transfer Station (Southwest MTS) quietly opened on October 1, 2018. The facility has a capacity to accept 700-900 tons of garbage a day and is now the destination for waste...

Proposal For A New Hope Street Underpass Galvanizes Williamsburg Residents

WILLIAMSBURG - Local residents looking for a better way to cross the BQE on foot into the other side of Williamsburg have come up with a new suggestion: reopen the long-closed Hope Street underpass. The...

Road Rage or a Hate Crime? Brutal Beating in Borough Park Sparks Outrage

BOROUGH PARK - Over the weekend, a brutal attack on a Jewish man in the streets of Brooklyn has led to public outcry over what could be a case of extreme road rage or...

This Week In BKLYNER: Racoon Distemper, Name The Eagle, Pit Bull Flower Power &...

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“Cornerstore Caroline” Lied

FLATBUSH - A video titled "Cornerstore Caroline" that documents an incident that took place on Wednesday, Oct. 10 in Flatbush, has gone viral. It shows a white woman calling the cops on a black child...

What Causes Traffic on Nostrand Avenue? Councilmembers want to fix these issues.

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilmen Chaim Deutsch and Jumaane Williams, on Thursday, requested the Department of Transportation take another look at Nostrand Avenue, which they believe could be improved. And they want the cops...

The Weekly News Quiz: October 12, 2018

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