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Thursday, November 15, 2018

Bed-Stuy Man Shot to Death in Sumner Houses Apartment

BED-STUY - A man was shot and killed last night at the Sumner Houses in Bed-Stuy, police confirmed. Around 7:30 pm on Monday, November 12, police received a 911 call of a man shot inside 896...

Tenants Face Eviction Before the Holidays, Hope Mayor Intervenes

  UPDATE: Nov. 13, 2018 The Legal Aid Society secured a temporary stay for 60 residents -- formally placed in the city's "cluster" housing program -- who are facing eviction. Attorney Sunny Noh is seeking that...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Stranger Attacks in Sheepshead Bay, Shooting in Crown Heights & More

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police are looking for a man in connection with a seemingly unprovoked assault of an off-duty cop walking his dog on a Sheepshead Bay street last week. On Thursday, November 8, around...

Restaurant News: Michelin Stars, Tiki Cocktails, Ice Cream & More

Congratulations to Claro (284 3rd Avenue) in Gowanus which just received a Michelin star! The year-old Mexican eatery will be included in the 2019 Michelin Guide New York City, making it the first restaurant in...

Giving Back: Neighbors Help Fight Hunger At Two Empty Bowls Events Next Week

BED-STUY/BAY RIDGE -  When Harvest Henderson joined the nonprofit ceramics studio, Artshack in Bed-Stuy, two years ago, she had in mind for the community studio take part in the grassroots fundraising event Empty Bowls....

Bed-Stuy Design Study Shows Possible Fill For Interior Fulton Street Lot

BED-STUY - A t-shaped lot between Fulton and Halsey Streets could potentially be filled by a combination of office space, retail and residential units, based on a recently submitted zoning and design study. The building...

Recent Affordable Housing Roundup, Part I

All across Brooklyn, major luxury rental developments are rising—and so are rents. Many Community Boards are fighting for higher and higher percentages of affordable housing units in new developments, and though the brass ring...

GOTV! Please Vote Tomorrow!

Election time is here! The General Election will be held tomorrow, November 6. Doors will be open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. If you are registered and eligible to vote, please do! Find out...

Rise in Anti-Semitic Crimes Across Brooklyn Brings Condemnation, Calls to Action from Politicians

An uptick in anti-Semitic crimes across Brooklyn in the weeks following the tragic shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, which left 11 people dead, has put residents on edge and led...

Weekend Crime Blotter: Cop Cuffed After Crash in Greenpoint, Vandals Draw Swastikas in Brooklyn...

GREENPOINT - An off-duty cop was arrested after crashing his car while driving the wrong way down a one-way street in North Brooklyn this weekend, police confirmed. Harry Sepulveda, 31, was arrested and charged with...

Brooklyn Nets Hand Out Basketballs, Run Drills With Local Youth on “Biggie” Courts

CLINTON HILL - Members of the Brooklyn Nets stopped by the Christopher "Biggie" Wallace Courts at Crispus Attucks Park in Clinton Hill yesterday to spread love, the Brooklyn (basketball) way. In the late afternoon, Nets players D’Angelo...

Brooklyn Podcasting Studio finds a New Home in Park Slope

SPONSORED: Sometimes the best businesses are the ones that never had any intention of being a business at all. T.J. Stone, the insanely talented comedic force of nature (Check Out his podcasts, they’re frighteningly brilliant) and...

Campaign Finance Board Flubs Parolee Right to Vote Information

The New York City Campaign Finance Board posted regrets Wednesday after not updating their Voter Guide to reflect an executive order restoring the voting rights of some previously incarcerated voters. On page 15 of the 2018...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Drug Store Robbers Grab Rogaine in Greenpoint, Daycare Burglar Foiled By...

MIDWOOD - A burglar broke into the N.Y.L. Midwood League Daycare earlier this week, but left empty-handed. Still, police are on the lookout for the would-be burglar. On Monday, October 29, the suspect forced open...

Aviator Sports Has Your Winter Covered With An Unlimited Monthly Skating Pass

Ice skating has been a winter pastime in New York City since 1858 when the first dedicated rink opened on a lake near 72nd Street in Manhattan. Its popularity has only grown since then. Well,...
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