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City Council Launches Interactive Map Of Public Parks

BROOKLYN —  For many, Memorial Day marks the start of the summer and the New York City Council is arming New Yorkers with its latest rollout. Ahead of the holiday, the council launched an interactive map...

Five Excellent Ice Cream Places In Brooklyn You Did Not Know About

Finding the best ice cream in Brooklyn is about as simple or thankless a task as finding the best angel in heaven, or you know, the best slice of pizza.  There are artisanal spots in...

Landmarks Approves Demolition Of 200 Montague Street

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - The NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) approved updated designs for 200 Montague Street on Tuesday after previously telling the project architects to revise their plans. LPC Commissioners instructed the architectural firm Beyer...

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

Man Slashed At Smith-9th Street Subway Station

GOWANUS - A man was slashed on the northbound G train platform at the Smith-9th Street subway station early Thursday morning. At approximately 2:45am on Thursday, May 23, police say a man was slashed in...

Reminder: Comments On Gowanus Rezoning Due Monday, May 27

GOWANUS - Comments regarding the NYC Department of City Planning's (DCP) Draft Scope of Work for the Gowanus Neighborhood Rezoning proposal are due on Monday. DCP will accept written comments until the close of business on Monday, May 27. Feedback...

‘Live At The Archway’ Series Returns For 5th Season In DUMBO

DUMBO - Live At The Archway, the performance and art series staged under the Manhattan Bridge in DUMBO, returns for a fifth season presenting free programming on Thursday nights for 11 weeks throughout the...

Second Dead Body Found In Water In Two Days

DYKER HEIGHTS - The fifth dead body in three months and the second this week was retrieved from the Brooklyn waterfront late yesterday afternoon. On Monday, May 20 at around 3:50 p.m., a jogger discovered...
City Councilman Robert Cornegy and Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul at Per Scholas in Bedford Stuyvesant to highlight the state's new $175 million initiative to advance workforce development Photo: Kadia Goba/Bklyner

Vocational Training Gets $175M Boost

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul came to Bedford Stuyvesant Monday to highlight a $175 million initiative that will boost funding to the workforce development programs across New York state. The initiative aims to help improve...

LGBT-Friendly Affordable Senior Housing Lottery Launches May 29

FORT GREENE - The application process will launch next week for 108 units at an LGBT-friendly affordable senior residence at 112 St. Edwards Street (at Myrtle Avenue) in Fort Greene, 6sqft first reported. The largest LGBT-welcoming...

POPS Logo Winner Announced

Following an international design competition launched in January, the Department of City Planning (DCP), The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), and Advocates for Privately Owned Public Space (APOPS) announced Monday the winning design of the new logo which will...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

NYC Ferry Stop Opens At Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Monday morning to celebrate the launch of NYC Ferry service at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's Dock 72. Happy Launch Day! Our Brooklyn Navy Yard Stop is officially in...

Gowanus Superfund Town Hall: Learn What’s Next In The Clean-up, May 29

GOWANUS - The Gowanus Canal Community Advisory Group (CAG) will host a town hall on Wednesday, May 29 to update the public on the Gowanus Canal Superfund clean-up. Designated a Superfund site by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...

Man’s Body Pulled From Water In DUMBO

DUMBO - The body of a man was pulled from the East River near the Manhattan Bridge on Sunday morning. At approximately 8:20am on May 19, police received a call regarding a body floating in...
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