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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Restaurant News On Columbia Street

COLUMBIA STREET WATERFRONT DISTRICT- Once considered a burgeoning foodie destination, Columbia Street has undergone some changes with the departure of Carla Hall's Southern Kitchen, Toby's Public House, and Pok Pok. However three restaurants may...

Have You Seen These Two Suspects In The Kingsborough Houses Homicide?

BED STUY - The NYPD needs help searching for two men involved in a homicide that occurred at Kingsborough Houses last weekend. To recap, on Sunday, January 13 at approximately 1:30 p.m., police discovered a 43-year-old...

Martin Luther King Day 2019 Celebrations In Brooklyn

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 90 on January 15. Various local organizations will celebrate MLK Day on Monday, January 21 with events including readings, movie screenings, musical performances, volunteering, and more. Commemorate...

Bring The Kids To Wednesday’s Civic Engagement Workshop For Families

PARK SLOPE - Elementary school students and their parents are invited to a free, interactive Civic Engagement Workshop at M.S. 51 next Wednesday, January 23, from 4pm to 5:30pm. Hosted by community group Citizen Squirrel and sponsored...

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

DCP Hosts ‘Next Steps In Planning For Gowanus’ Feb. 6

According to DCP, the agency is working to release the draft zoning proposal by the February 6 meeting. The event will be held in an open house format. GOWANUS - Save the date! The...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

Helen Keller Services Opens New Headquarters In Downtown Brooklyn

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Helen Keller Services for the Blind held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday morning to celebrate the opening of a new 44,000 square-foot headquarters at 180 Livingston Street in Downtown Brooklyn. After 65...

Shutdown Specials In Brooklyn

  BROOKLYN — DAY 26: As the U.S. government heads into the fourth week of a partial government shutdown, some Brooklyn businesses are chipping in with free services, movie tickets and extended food pantry hours. Massage Williamsburg, Massage Greenpoint...

New Year, New You, New YMCA Membership

Where there’s a Y, there’s a way! Join the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory with a Premium Membership and take advantage of our limited time $0 Joiner’s Fee! From our littlest members to our...
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Council Member Requests Riders’ Responses To #RogueFExpress

According to the MTA, when a delay occurs, trains are often switched to express to shorten gaps in service and appropriately space trains. Train crews must inform riders in a timely manner when...

Remembering George de Boissiere, Owner of Mailboxes On 5th

PARK SLOPE - Many locals were surprised to learn that "neighborhood institution" George de Boissiere, the gruff, enigmatic, cigarette-smoking owner of Mailboxes on 5th, passed away over the holidays. De Boissiere died of natural causes the evening...

NYC Ferry Will Debut Brooklyn Navy Yard Stop In May

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - As part of Mayor de Blasio's recently announced expansion of NYC Ferry service, a new stop on the Astoria line will open at the Brooklyn Navy Yard this spring. The Brooklyn...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...
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