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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

Affordable Housing Lottery List: Pools and Views Edition

Surf Vets Place in Coney Island, 3003 West 21st Street. This project is phase one of a large development on the beach in Coney Island and offers 52 units to the general public. The Concern for...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Pedestrian Killed Crossing The Street In Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG - A man was killed by a truck while crossing the street last Friday afternoon, January 11. At about 5 p.m. last week, a 46-year-old man was driving east on Maspeth Avenue in his...
Screamer's Pizzeria in Crown Heights at Franklin Ave.

Screamer’s Pizzeria Opens Second Vegan Location – In Crown Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS — The second installment of Screamer's Pizzeria opened in Crown Heights last month, fueling what they call a 1,500 slice-a-day craving for their plant-based pizza. The pizzeria at 685 Franklin Avenue at the corner of Prospect Place replaces Rosco's Pizza which closed...

Domino Park’s First Mulchfest + Coat Drive + Hot Chocolate

WILLIAMSBURG - This coming Saturday and Sunday, January 12th and 13th from 10 am to 2 pm, Domino Park (South 3rd @ Kent Ave.) is inviting all neighbors to bring their naked Christmas trees to the first...

Friday Crime Blotter: Screwdriver Subway Stabbing, 2 Burglary Sprees, A Missing Person & More

FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery on a 2 Train yesterday. On Thursday, January 10 at around 2 p.m., the suspect stabbed a sleeping man in the head and...

Anti-Semitic Stickers In Greenpoint Surface With Numbers 14 and 88

GREENPOINT - A series of anti-Semitic messages written on United States Postal Service mailing labels were discovered posted around the neighborhood Sunday morning. According to Greenpointers.com, a couple discovered the labels on several lampposts along McGuinness...

Top 5 Brooklyn Social Justice Nonprofits Win $100,000 Spark Prize

Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and...

Weekend Art Events: January 11-13 (Brooklyn Podcast Festival, Meet The Strings & More)

This weekend delivers plays, musical performances, the return of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, and two family-friendly events at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events...

Tuesday Crime Blotter: Public Lewdness, Groping, $20,000 Worth Of Jewelry & Electronics Stolen &...

FLATBUSH - Police need help searching for two individuals who allegedly robbed a man last month. On December 14, two men approached a 52-year-old man inside a building on Ocean Avenue and Church Avenue. One of...

Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair.  Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free...
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