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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Summer Movies: Cinema Block Party And Flicks On The Beach

BED-STUY/CONEY ISLAND - The Luminal Theater will merge the festivities of a classic Bed-Stuy block party with film and art later this month in the organization's first ever Cinema Block Party. During the 9th annual TAMA Summerfest...

Openings and Closings: Busy for Bubble Tea and Bay Ridge

Welcome to the latest installment of openings and closings. This week was a busy one for Bay Ridge and bubble teas. We also found a new natural wine bar and have to say goodbye...

Judicial Election Results: Cohen, Neckles and Lopez Torres Win

BROOKLYN—In Tuesday’s judicial elections, Caroline Cohen, Margarita Lopez Torres and Bernadette Neckles came out on top.  With 99 percent of the ballot scanners reported as of early Wednesday morning, Cohen won the 6th Municipal District...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Alice Nicholson

The Civil Court Judge Democratic primary election the 6th Municipal District—which includes Park Slope, Crown Heights, Kensington, Flatbush,  Midwood, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, Prospect Park South, and Ditmas Park—is on June 25. There are...

Bed-Stuy Man Dies After Being Shot In Chest

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - Rasheed Bennett, 31, has died after being shot in the chest in the Eleanor Roosevelt Houses at 128 Lewis Ave. on Monday, June 17 at around 2:47 p.m. Bennett was coming out of...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Chinyelu Udoh

Last week, we interviewed Caroline Cohen about her bid for the 6th Municipal District Civil Court judge race. Today, we have an interview with another candidate in the four-way race: Chinyelu Udoh. The election,...

Man Who Murdered Livery Cab Driver In 2015 Sentenced To 25 Years To Life

BED STUY - In 2015, a livery cab driver was shot and killed inside his car by a man who attempted to rob him. Today, the defendant was sentenced to 25 years to life...

Street Renamed To Honor Notorious B.I.G.

CLINTON HILL - Despite the pouring rain, fans of rapper/lyricist Christopher "Notorious B.I.G." jammed St. James Place at busy Fulton Street where his mother, Voletta Wallace, her family, musicians, and elected officials announced that...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

Two Deaths in the 73rd Precinct

BROWNSVILLE/BED-STUY - As May came to a close, two deaths occurred in Brooklyn's 73rd precinct. At 6:30 AM on the morning of Friday, May 31st, police responded to an unconscious and unresponsive man at...

One Brooklyn Health System Seeks to Improve Census Count

One Brooklyn Health System is spearheading a new initiative to increase 2020 Census engagement in its catchment area of Central and North Brooklyn, some of the most under-counted neighborhoods in an already severely under-counted...

Bloody Night In Brooklyn: At Least 6 Shot, One Dead in 12 Hours

CENTRAL/EASTERN BROOKLYN - Six people were shot, and one died from gunshot wounds since between last night and this morning, according to police. The shootings were centered in three of the four highest crime areas...

Four Brooklyn Precincts Get Extra Cops For Summer

Beginning on Wednesday, May 22nd, cops normally assigned to desk duty hit the streets of 73rd, 75th, 79th, and 67th precincts as part of "Summer All-Out" program, Chief of Department Terrence Monahan said Wednesday. Chief...
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