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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

DOJ Announces Decision Not to Charge Pantaleo, Sparking Outcry from Garner Family in Brooklyn

  BROOKLYN HEIGHTS— Family members of Eric Garner and local politicians on Tuesday criticized the Department of Justice's decision not to bring charges against the officer,  Daniel Pantaleo, who killed Garner during an arrest on...

Bushwick Food Coop Needs Help After Fire

BUSHWICK - A member of the Bushwick Food Coop walking by the space in the wee hours of the morning on July 3rd discovered the devastating fire - which is estimated to have started...

Woman’s Body Found In Erie Basin Tuesday Morning

RED HOOK - Police recovered a woman's body found floating in the water by Van Brunt Street Tuesday morning. At approximately 8:20am on July 16, police responded to a 911 call regarding an unconscious woman seen...

Cobble Hill Replaces DUMBO As Brooklyn’s Priciest Neighborhood

COBBLE HILL - Cobble Hill has usurped DUMBO as Brooklyn's priciest neighborhood, according to Property Shark's recently released report Priciest NYC Neighborhoods in Quarter 2 2019. Cobble Hill was the only Brooklyn neighborhood to make it...

Garner Family, Former State Senate Candidate in Brooklyn Call on Pantaleo to Face Charges

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Family members of Eric Garner and a former state senate candidate on Monday called on the man who killed Garner five years ago to face civil rights violations.    The demonstration, held outside the Department...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: ATH Studios

SUNSET PARK - Nailing down exactly what ATH Studios does can be hard – even for founder Andrew Hunt. “We’re a weird mix of stuff. The senior members are all sculptors, builders, mold makers,...

Boerum Hill Residents Sue To Stop 80 Flatbush Upzoning

BOERUM HILL - After a mixed-use development including two towers received approval to rise on the border of Boerum Hill and Downtown Brooklyn, residents of the adjacent low-rise neighborhood are taking the developer and...

A Touch of France in Brooklyn on Bastille Day

BOERUM HILL - Smith Street was transformed into a small French heaven on Sunday, July 14, in celebration of Bastille Day, the day heroic French men and women stormed the fortress in Paris 230 years...

More Summer Movies: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park

DUMBO/PARK SLOPE - Last week we mentioned two upcoming free outdoor movie events in Bed-Stuy and Coney Island. With the mercury continuing to rise, there are even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy...

Schumer Pushes Bill to Protect Migrants After Facing Heat from Local Activists

PARK SLOPE—Senator Chuck Schumer on Thursday proposed a measure aimed at protecting migrants, after facing criticism from many on the left for his response to overcrowding and inhumane conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border. The legislation,...

Petition Launched To Preserve Downtown Home With Abolitionist History

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - A petition was launched last week to save a four-story brick building that was the formerly the home of two abolitionists and is believed to have been a stop along the...

Expanded Speed Camera Law Now In Effect

As part of the city's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths, the new and expanded speed camera law went into effect on July 11. Speed cameras in school zones have been in NYC since 2014,...

Police Searching For 2 Suspects In String Of Robberies In & Near Prospect Park

PROSPECT HEIGHTS/PARK SLOPE - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the two men seen in the photos and video below in connection to a trio of recent robberies in, or a...

UPDATE: ICE Conducting Raids In NYC This Sunday, July 14

UPDATE: The ICE raids that were expected two weeks ago were postponed. Instead, they will be taking place this Sunday, July 14. Stay safe and know your rights (we provided them below). BROOKLYN - The...

City Council Announces Funding For Gowanus Houses And Wyckoff Gardens Community Centers

GOWANUS - City Council Speaker Corey Johnson was in Brooklyn on Thursday to announce funding to repair two NYCHA community centers in Gowanus. "Today we’re announcing that in the City’s budget, that we just voted...
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