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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Celebrate Brooklyn’s Spectacular Community Gardens This Saturday

Often, you need a key to get in. Some, have waiting lists for new members. But this weekend you have a chance to visit a dozen of them thanks to the Brooklyn Queens Lands...

Walentas Family’s “The David Prize” Will Award $1M To NYC Visionaries

Last week the Walentas Family Foundation announced "The David Prize," a new $1 million award program that will support five innovators working to make New York City a better place. Named after David Walentas, the...

Weekend Art Events: September 13-15 (Lost/Found, Photoville, Beyond Geographies & More)

The days are getting much shorter and a little cooler. Enjoy the waning days of summer with a visit to Photoville at Brooklyn Bridge Park, a tour of celebrity graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, a...

Openings and Closings: New Standouts

This week's openings and closings are full of new places from old standouts. A restaurant returns after a 15-year closure, Williamsburg gains a new beer garden, but loses a popular chocolate shop. Clinton Hill Cap't Loui 413...

Is Brooklyn Prepared For A Big Storm? City Says Yes, Local Pols Say No.

It's September which means it's officially storm season. Forget hurricanes, it seems that every time it pours, Brooklyn gets flooded even though over $20 billion was allocated for the City's resiliency plan. Puddles form...

How To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Dorian In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 200 mph. It hung around the island for two days and killed at least 44 people, many...

Drunk Off-Duty School Safety Agent Arrested For Kicking Cop

WILLIAMSBURG - An off-duty NYPD School Safety Agent was arrested after assaulting a police officer that was trying to stop a fight between her and a man over the weekend. On Saturday, September 9 at...

National Grid Is Denying Gas To New Affordable Housing Projects

National Grid’s monthslong moratorium on new gas hookups is having a significant impact on affordable housing in Brooklyn, with completed developments being denied gas service and sitting vacant. The impact on affordable housing developments, like...

Weekend Art Events: September 6-8 (Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest, “Cabaret”, BAT Block Party &...

Take advantage of the cooler weather with various events happening throughout Brooklyn! Check out the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival at various locations throughout Brooklyn or grab a ticket to the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair....

NYC Office For The Prevention Of Hate Crimes Is Now Open

The NYC Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes (OPHC) was officially launched today to help with the increase in hate crimes the city has been experiencing. Just last week, a 63-year-old Jewish man was...

Enraged Driver Kills Bicyclist With His Car, Charged With Murder

BUSHWICK - Another cyclist was killed on Labor Day. On Monday, September 2, a 47-year-old was attempting to break into a 2003 Jeep Grand Cherokee on Marcus Garvey Boulevard near Ellery Street at around 6...

Three Dead in Labor Day Violence Across Brooklyn

Three people are dead, two others critically wounded as a result of gun violence early Labor Day morning in different sections of Brooklyn, police officials said. Brownsville A man who fired shots at police in Brownsville...

What You Need To Know For Labor Day 2019

Happy Labor Day! We hope everyone enjoys the final weekend of summer. If you’re sticking around town, here’s some information from the city on what’s open, what’s closed, and other useful items. If you plan...

Five Year Old Girl Killed When Heavy Granite Fence Falls On Her

BUSHWICK - A five-year-old girl was killed after a heavy stone fence fell on top of her. On Thursday, August 29 at around 8:55 p.m., Alysson Pinto-Chaumana was walking with her mother, when she pulled...

Weekend Art Events: August 30-September 1 (Memeseum, Panorama, Walt Comedy Show & More)

Staying in town this Labor Day weekend? If so, grab some friends and family and head out to the various events happening throughout Brooklyn. Check out the Memeseum at Court Tree Gallery for unique...
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