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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Cybersecurity Has Over 300,000 Open Jobs — These Two Nonprofits Are Training Brooklynites To...

Do a search of the term “data breach” and you’ll get a sense of how vulnerable companies of all kinds are to attack. And with that vulnerability comes a need for cybersecurity experts, people...

Openings and Closings: June Edition

Here, we bring you another installment of openings and closings around Brooklyn. Check out the spots opening all over the borough- from Crown Heights, Williamsburg, Bay Ridge, and more. Crown Heights Mexicocina Agaveria 708 Washington Avenue, between...

Williamsburg Man Granted Temporary Visa to Care for Ailing Wife

WILLIAMSBURG—A Williamsburg man on Tuesday was granted a temporary humanitarian visa to care for his terminally ill wife, following a yearlong legal fight.  Benjamin Barragan, who has lived in the United States since he was...

Shaved Ice, Hot Dogs, Vietnamese Noodles: North 3rd Street Market Welcomes New Vendors

WILLIAMSBURG - Food hall and event space, North 3rd Street Market, welcomed several new vendors this month and plans to introduce more in the coming weeks.  Among the new vendors is Brooklyn Shave Ice, owned by Tommy...

27-Year-Old Man Shot and Killed in 94th Precinct

WILLIAMSBURG - A 27-year-old man, Jonathan Ramos, was shot early Saturday morning outside Williamsburg’s Cooper Houses in the 94th Precinct. At 2:37 AM, 911 was called to report the shooting. Ramos was alive upon...

Zen Yai To Open On Grand Street

WILLIAMSBURG - Bryan Chunton has kept almost the entirety of his old staff, over ten people, since the original location of his restaurant Zen Yai Noodle & Coffee - a Vietnamese Cafe - burned down...

Kitsby: A Dessert Club With A Dessert Bar

WILLIAMSBURG - “We decided to open up a brick-and-mortar for people to experience. If you don’t like baking it’s like ‘let's go and sit down and have dessert’, but there aren’t many dessert places...

Rep. Maloney Seeks Impeachment of President Trump

WILLIAMSBURG/GREENPOINT - Rep. Carolyn Maloney is no stranger to President Donald Trump, having been his representative in Congress when he lived at Trump Tower and occasionally bumping into him at receptions in her district....

Heated Discussions As Community Board 1 Breaks Up For The Summer

WILLIAMSBURG - On Tuesday evening Community Board 1 convened for the final session before the summer break and community members scrambled for seats in the fluorescent-lit meeting room of Swingin’ Sixties Senior Center in...

Openings & Closings: No Names to New Names Edition

Welcome to the latest installment in openings, coming soon's and closings across the borough. Check out spots form Sheepshead and Dyker Heights to Fort Greene, Park Slope, Crown Heights and beyond in no particular...

Installations Depicting Kids In Cages Pop Up Across City

Two dozen disturbing art installations popped up across NYC early Wednesday morning depicting migrant children detained in cages. Outside the Y in Park Slope, gym to a presidential candidate. NYPD started removing it right after...

Crown Heights Man Given 24 Years to Life For Kidnapping and Murder

CROWN HEIGHTS - A Crown Heights man has been sentenced to 24 years to life in prison for a 2014 kidnapping and murder, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced Thursday. The victim, Menachem Stark of Williamsburg,...

Mugs Alehouse In Williamsburg Closing

WILLIAMSBURG - Community staple, Mugs Alehouse, will be closing on June 22nd after over 26 years of business. Co-owner Ed Berestecki, who runs the alehouse with his wife and other co-owner, Halina, said that...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

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...
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