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Friday, March 22, 2019

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

5 More Yeshivas Allowed Unvaccinated Students Attend Helping Spread Measles

WILLIAMSBURG — The Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is naming names. Today it announced five more schools defied its mandate by allowing unvaccinated students to attend school, as the Brooklyn's measles toll climbs...

NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull Gets $5M for ER

BROADWAY TRIANGLE - NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull is getting a much-needed infusion of capital funds thanks to the Speaker Corey Johnson and Council members Mark Treyger, Antonio Reynoso and Carlina Rivera. ‏When the Health +...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Mrs. Maisel would approve: A retro bungalow getaway in Westchester

Pine Lake Park summer community offers lakefront tennis, basketball, family entertainment and relaxation under 1 hour from NYC Group tour by appointment March 31, 2019, rain date April 7. If “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” reminded you...

Candlelight Vigil Remembers Cyclist, But Also Seeks Justice And Safety

WILLIAMSBURG - “A ray of sunshine in a dark world.” That was the message at a memorial gathering of tearful bike messengers from throughout the city on Broadway near Marcy Avenue in Williamsburg. They...

Ruptured Gas Main Fire Burns 3 Workers

WILLIAMSBURG - A 12-inch gas main was apparently ruptured by workers replacing a water main on Kent Avenue at Broadway this morning, sending flames leaping into the air and injuring three workers in the...

Preserving The Sounds Of Brooklyn At On Air Fest

WILLIAMSBURG - The room is packed. People are squeezing past one another for the few empty seats in the middle of the audience. A bright, fluorescent sign with the words "On Air" hangs from...

Horrific Bike Death: 25-Year-Old Cyclist Killed After Tanker Drives Over Her

WILLIAMSBURG - A cycle that doesn't seem to end. Another cyclist was struck and run over by a tanker truck, which did not care enough to stay at the scene. On February 28 at around...

Brooklyn Measles Outbreak Grows to 121 Cases

WILLIAMSBURG — The measles count is now at 121 with 21 cases stemming from a single unvaccinated Yeshiva student who attended school before showing symptoms, despite a Department of Education mandate not to. In December,...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...

Is Traffic Really So Bad That We Need To Drive On Sidewalks?

  WILLIAMSBURG — Brooklyn appears to have its own congestion issues, so much so that some drivers use the sidewalk as an extra lane. Monday morning a large black pick-up truck drove along a Harrison Avenue sidewalk...

Election Day Alert: Vote For Public Advocate Tomorrow, February 26

BROOKLYN — New York City residents will cast their votes tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26, for the city's next public advocate in a special election to fill the seat Letitia James left after she was sworn in as...

2019 Katra Film Series Season Premiere

On Wednesday, February 27, 2019: Katra Film Series kicks off its 8th year. After 7 years on the Bowery, the Katra Film Series is proud to call the Alamo Drafthouse Theater in Brooklyn their...

Measles Cases In Brooklyn Jump To Ninety

WILLIAMSBURG — The measles toll in Brooklyn jumped to 90 with 15 new cases in Williamsburg since October 2018, according to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The health department said eight...
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