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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Health Department To Yeshiva Students: Immunize Or Stay Home As Measles Outbreak Spreads Across...

Measles first broke out in Williamsburgh back in October, spread to Borough Park in November, and most recent cases have been recorded in Bensonhurst and Marine Park, bringing the total to 42 cases. In...

Waterfront Esplanade at Williamsburg’s 420 Kent Nears Completion

As the high-rise towers at 420 Kent get ready to open in 2019, the waterfront esplanade, which will join the project to a series of parks and developments running the length of the North...

The Weekly News Quiz: December 14, 2018

Think you know all about Brooklyn news? Try this week's news quiz and see how well you’ve kept up with all the coverage on BKLYNER! If you’re reading BKLYNER regularly, consider becoming a subscriber—you can keep...

Espinal’s Signage Bill Finalized With Vote Expected Next Week

City Councilmember Rafael Espinal's bill to provide relief from the signage crisis sweeping the city has been finalized, his office said Thursday. Espinal introduced the Awnings Act to combat onerous signage fees earlier this year,...

Friday Crime Blotter: Stolen Credit Card Declined for Sneaker Shopper, Suspect Arrested in Bath...

PARK SLOPE - After a sneaker-head attempted to use a stolen credit card on a quick shopping spree, police are looking to track down the shoeless bandit. On Wednesday, December 11, police said the suspect...

Upcycling Old Electronics for Art, The Rise and Fall of Big Sugar & More...

While everyone is opposed to Amazon in LIC, don't forget that Brooklyn was once eager to host as well... Want to know why it didn't work out? Here's an in-depth analysis from The Bridge. In...

Sheepshead Bay Church Hopes To Wrap Up Repairs By Early 2019

SHEEPSHEAD BAY – Passers-by may notice the cables propping up the steeples to a church at the corner of Ocean and Voorhies Avenues in Sheepshead Bay. The Sheepshead Bay United Methodist Church at 3087 Ocean...

Myrtle Street Eatery, Hudson Jane Adds a Little Beauty and Taste to Your Night

FORT GREENE/SPONSORED - Hudson Jane’s Myrtle Avenue storefront logo, a bottle of wine and some glasses sitting on a shelf with knives hanging below and their motto “Life’s too short to eat sh*tty food!”...

Share Your Vision for the “Gateway to Greenpoint”

GREENPOINT - As the Newtown Creek Alliance looks to develop an empty parcel of city land into an environmental "Gateway to Greenpoint," they're reaching out to the community to contribute their vision of the...

A New Plan For The North Brooklyn Industrial Zone, But With Concrete Answers To...

This week, representatives from the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) visited North Brooklyn's Community Board 1 to talk over their bold vision for creating jobs through zoning changes to the North Brooklyn Industrial...

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed - kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many...

Famed Williamsburg Club Output Will Close on New Years

  WILLIAMSBURG - The well-known electronic music venue Output has announced they'll be shuttering after a five-year run in Williamsburg, going out with a bang and a New Year's party. The venue, located at 74 Wythe,...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...

Stocked Burger Is Opening in Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS — After an electrical fire in 2016 shuttered their Vanderbilt Avenue business for 14 months, owners of Stocked Cafe, Matthew Fulton and Lesley Covitz were filled with emotion over the overwhelming...

Politicians Demand Safety Improvements After Gravesend Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run

This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Councilmember Mark Treyger arrived at the corner of West 2nd Street and Avenue Y to call on the city to improve street safety at the intersection where...
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