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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Where Does The L Train Go From Here?

WILLIAMSBURG - Twelve elected officials and representatives from various organizations stood outside the Lorimer Street L Train subway station yesterday in 46 degrees Fahrenheit for one hour to each repeat the fact that they had more questions...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

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,...

The Brooklyn Hospital Center Earns Leapfrog Patient Safety Grade “A”

PARTNER NEWS: The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) received the highest grade “A” for patient safety from the prestigious Leapfrog Group. TBHC is one of only two hospitals in all of New York City to...

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...

More Protected Bike Lanes in Williamsburg, Park Slope and Sunset Park

Next year, local cyclists will be happy to see almost five more miles of protected bike lanes on the streets of Brooklyn. Earlier this week, the Mayor's office announced the 2019 project as part of the...

Rose Wolf Coffee Opens in East Williamsburg

Walk into Rose Wolf Coffee on any given morning and the first thing that hits you is the smell of fresh-baked pastries. As in, still-steaming, straight-from-the-oven, baked fresh daily. And that's just the half...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Arrest in Road-Rage Murder, ‘Tis The Season for Package Thieves &...

BATH BEACH - A Staten Island man has been arrested and charged in the road rage killing of Faizal Coto, an FDNY firefighter and aspiring musician. Yesterday, the NYPD announced Joseph Desmond, 29, had been charged...

Dollar Van Drivers Feel Left Out As Commuter Services Gear Up for L Train...

With the L Train Shutdown rapidly approaching, companies are lining up to profit from shuttle services between Williamsburg and Manhattan, but a long-time group of working Brooklynites feel they're being left out: dollar van...

Waterfront Esplanade at Williamsburg’s 420 Kent Nears Completion

As the high-rise towers at 420 Kent get ready to open in 2019, the waterfront esplanade, which will join the project to a series of parks and developments running the length of the North...

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...

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...
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