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Sunday, September 15, 2019

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...

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...

Openings and Closings

This week's openings and closings bring lots of new finds to Williamsburg and food halls, and pizza (we aren't complaining). Say goodbye to a favorite Bushwick vegan bar, and welcome new Latin spots.  Park Slope Brooklyn...

40-Year-Old Found Dead With Gunshot Wound To Torso

BUSHWICK - A 40-year-old man was shot and killed over the weekend and the suspect is nowhere to be found. On August 17th at around 9:15 p.m., cops were called to the crime scene at...

Lots of Affordable Housing Lotteries Open /Close This Week

Athena North/South   A large development in Clinton Hill / Prospect Heights opens lottery tomorrow. There are 114 units available between 909 Atlantic Avenue and 1043 Fulton Street, and amenities include tenant lounge with kitchenette, landscaped outdoor...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

Abe’s Pagoda Bar – New Bushwick Hang

BUSHWICK- Abe’s Pagoda Bar on Wyckoff Avenue opened on April 20th. The space has a tropical feel, with eccentric decorations pretty much everywhere you look. Lamps line the space above the bar, red lanterns...

An Elderly Man and Young Girl Go Missing

BUSHWICK/BENSONHURST - Cops need help searching for an elderly man and a young girl who have both gone missing in two separate incidents. Jessica Bell, 16, was last seen on July 31 at 10 p.m....

NYC Department Of Cultural Affairs Releases Bushwick Arts & Culture Study

BUSHWICK - A report released last month by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs examines the current state of arts and cultural institutions in Bushwick.  The report—which was conducted in a partnership with...

Borough President Adams Calls Third Party Transfer Program ‘Racist’

BOROUGH Hall — Borough President Eric Adams on Thursday said the city housing agency's implementation of a controversial property transfer program is "racist," and that its practice of taking homes away from black and...

Massive Sinkhole Almost Swallows Car In Bushwick

BUSHWICK - A massive sinkhole took over a street and almost swallowed a vehicle and its passengers Thursday morning. At around 8 a.m. this morning, August 1, a sinkhole opened up near the intersection of...

Openings and Closings

Welcome to another week of openings and closings around Brooklyn. This edition includes a new spot from a Michelin starred chef, the loss of a beloved pie shop, and new things to come for...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

Twelve Brooklyn Spots Included on Eater’s Essential 38 Restaurant List

Eater’s quarterly list included 12 Brooklyn spots this summer among 38 best across the city. They included some old favorites, as well as new neighborhood standouts. This quarter two Brooklyn spots are among the...

Body Art Vs. Protestors: Art Exhibition Or Exhibitionism?

BUSHWICK - Scores of people stripped down to their birthday suits for artists to paint their bodies—head to toe in multi-colors, flowers, and messages of love—as part of NYC Bodypainting Day this past Saturday, July...
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