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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Man Shot Dead At Kingsborough Houses

BED STUY - A man died after being shot yesterday afternoon inside the Kingsborough Houses. On Sunday, January 13 at approximately 1:30 p.m., police discovered a 43-year-old man inside 219 Kingsborough 2nd Walk with two...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

The Brooklyn Hospital Center Earns Leapfrog Patient Safety Grade “A”

PARTNER NEWS: The Brooklyn Hospital Center (TBHC) received the highest grade “A” for patient safety from the prestigious Leapfrog Group. TBHC is one of only two hospitals in all of New York City to...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Apartment Sessions: 80 Musicians Perform in Close Quarters

BED-STUY - Once you’ve shoehorned 80 musicians into a Brooklyn flat for a live recording of an imaginatively arranged cover of a radio-friendly pop song, where do you go next? If you said, “Iceland, obviously,”...

City Council Approves Fannie Pettie Watts Street Co-Naming on Her Birthday

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — Fannie Pettie Watts, the co-founder of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., will have a street named for her in Bedford Stuyvesant. Lawmakers voted unanimously to honor the former Brooklynite by co-naming Decatur Street between...

Friday Crime Blotter: Supermarket Stabbing in Sheepshead Bay, Fake Police in Gravesend & More

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police have arrested and charged a Staten Island man in the death of Elina Sokolov, 45, who was killed while crossing Nostrand Avenue at Emmons in October. Nicholas Didio, 57, was charged...

Teen Found Murdered on Rooftop in Bed-Stuy, Man Falls to Death From Rooftop in...

Two men are dead at housing developments on opposite ends of Brooklyn, police confirmed. One was murdered, the other apparently fell. BED-STUY - This morning, police announced that a teen found dead on a Bed-Stuy rooftop...
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Wednesday Crime Blotter: Kidnap Car Thief Still At Large in Canarsie, East Flatbush Man...

DUMBO - After an assault on the F train, police have released photos of the suspect they're searching for, hoping the public can help track him down. Around 4:00 pm on Wednesday, November 28, the...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

‘Affordable’ Studio At 924 Myrtle Avenue Priced At $1,975

BED-STUY - An affordable housing lottery will launch on Monday, December 10 for seven  units at 924 Myrtle Avenue (between Tompkins & Throop Avenues). Designed by Beam Group and J Goldman Design, the seven-story, 23-unit building...
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Brooklyn DA Announces Event To Erase Past Convictions for Marijuana

As discussions swirl about the possible legalization of marijuana and what it could mean for local residents, the Brooklyn District Attorney has announced two events to help Brooklynites erase past low-level marijuana convictions. Next week,...

Gift Ideas for Her: Bklyner Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday shopping is in full gear and Brooklyn shops have every type of gift you and the women in your life could want. From chocolate, beauty and spa treatments and terrariums to women-centered accessories, a subscription...

Bed-Stuy Shootings Kill Two Men Just Blocks Apart

Yesterday, two fatal shootings in Bed-Stuy claimed the lives of two men a few blocks apart, just after the NYPD announced another historic drop in overall homicide rates. The first shooting took place around 2:00...
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