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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

Time To Start Packing? Bushwick Rezoning Not Aggressive Enough To Help Residents Remain In...

BUSHWICK - Wednesday night, the Department of City Planning presented an update to the Bushwick rezoning plan, only to be confronted with questions about affordable housing and general frustrations about how this plan would...

Three Bicyclists Were Killed This Week In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/MARINE PARK/BORO PARK - While Mayor Bill de Blasio is out campaigning for U.S president, cyclists are continuing to die in his city. The total number of cyclists who have died this year...
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Weekend Art Events: May 17-19 (Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, Craft in Focus, Old First...

This is the perfect weekend to spend exploring Brooklyn! With great weather and even greater events, there's something going on this weekend that the entire family can enjoy. Catch a special screening of Paris...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Heated Exchanges As Senators Listen To Brooklynites On SHSAT Exam

DOWNTOWN - Friday night saw nearly two hundred people turn up for to voice their opinion on the future of the now-controversial SHSAT exam at the Youth and Community Speak Out on Equity, Diversity,...
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Dawn Smalls To Run For Congress, Sources Say

GREENPOINT — Dawn Smalls is considering a run against U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney of the 12th congressional district in 2020, according to sources close to the former public advocate candidate. Smalls, a Democrat, who placed sixth in...

Recent Attacks In Williamsburg Investigated As Anti-Semitic Hate Crimes

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are now investigating two recent attacks in Williamsburg as anti-Semitic hate crimes. The apparent incidents happened less than a week and a mile apart from one another and have left the...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

L Train Slowdown is … OK?

A week and half into the L Train slowdown and things are...okay. The plan, which replaced the much-dreaded L Train shutdown, has left commuters a bit irritated, but not wholly upset about the service...

Help Find Driver Who Hit Woman, Sent Her Flying and Kept Going

WILLIAMSBURG - Police need help finding the driver who struck a woman and left the scene yesterday afternoon. A 25-year-old woman was crossing the street at Lee Avenue and Middleton Street at around 2:50 p.m....

Sacred Sites Open House: Tour 13 Brooklyn Houses Of Worship

The New York Landmarks Conservancy is hosting the Sacred Sites Open House from May 18-19, inviting the public to tour 150 churches, mosques, synagogues, temples, and meeting houses across the state, including 13 sites...

Weekend Art Events: May 10-12 (New Dawn Fades, Sediment, Daedalus Quartet & More)

May flowers have officially sprung from April showers in Brooklyn! Spend some time outside this weekend strolling around Ditmas Park as part of the Twilight Stroll on Cortelyou. There are also a variety of...

Brooklyn On Terra Firma

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Perhaps it was fitting that the 9th Annual Only Brooklyn Real Estate Conference was held at the Alamo Drafthouse. The upsurge in the borough in the past decade only could have been written...
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