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Saturday, January 19, 2019

EXCLUSIVE: State Senator Salazar’s Team And Agenda

BUSHWICK — On November 6, State Sen. Julia Salazar was elected the youngest female New York state senator in history. She turned 28-years-old on December 30. Bklyner spoke to her new chief of staff, Boris Santos,...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Attempted Rape in Williamsburg, MTA Bus Stolen from Broadway Junction &...

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are looking for a suspect wanted for the attempted rape of a 26-year old woman in a Williamsburg apartment building yesterday. Around 5:30 am on Tuesday, January 1, the suspect approached the...

Playground Versus Dog Run, or Old Bushwick Versus New Bushwick?

BUSHWICK - More than half a million dollars in government money for a park project is just waiting for the Bushwick community—if only it could decide on how to spend it. Back in 2015, it...

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...

Brooklyn Dems Win, Felder Does Not

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Simcha Felder, who caucuses with state Senate Republicans, came up short on committee leadership roles Tuesday. He does not have any. Felder, (17) who'll give up the Cities Committee in Albany is the...

How to Help the Family of the Girls Killed in Bushwick Apartment Fire

A fundraiser has been set up to help the family of the two girls who were killed in a Bushwick apartment fire over the weekend. Haley Harris, 8, and Payton Gomez, 7, were visiting from...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

Governor Cuomo Pledges To Inspect L Train Tunnel Thursday at Midnight

Yesterday, Governor Cuomo announced that he'd make a midnight inspection of the L train's Canarsie Tunnel this week in advance of the spring shutdown to make sure there's no way to speed things up...

DOT Announces Temporary Citi Bike Stations in Bushwick Ahead of L Train Shutdown

BUSHWICK - The DOT has revealed its plans for Citi Bike coverage expansion into Bushwick help mitigate the effects of the L-train shutdown: just five temporary stations coming to the neighborhood this winter. Two stations will...

Two Girls Killed in Fire While Visiting Their Grandfather in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - Two young girls were tragically killed during a visit to their grandfather in Bushwick when a fire broke out in the man's apartment while they slept. The blaze broke out in Vincente Gomez's...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

A Guide to North Brooklyn’s Holiday Markets

So you've got some holiday shopping to do, but you went ahead and canceled your Prime account because of Amazon's HQ2 debacle, right? Well, don't worry—you'll have to venture outside to round up gifts...

Friday Crime Blotter: “Hangry” Man in East Williamsburg Deli, Hit-and-Run in Carroll Gardens &...

DOWNTOWN - A 14-year-old boy was robbed while changing trains in the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station last week and police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the culprit. The robbery occurred around 10:40...

Bushwick Bodegas Exhibit Art in Living Advent Calendar

BUSHWICK - In bodegas across Bushwick this holiday season, neighbors and shoppers will find something new among the quick-stop staples they shop for: art. The Bodega Advent Project, a joint undertaking between Bushwick Abbey and...
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