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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull Gets $5M for ER

BROADWAY TRIANGLE - NYC Health + Hospitals Woodhull is getting a much-needed infusion of capital funds thanks to the Speaker Corey Johnson and Council members Mark Treyger, Antonio Reynoso and Carlina Rivera. ‏When the Health +...

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Mrs. Maisel would approve: A retro bungalow getaway in Westchester

Pine Lake Park summer community offers lakefront tennis, basketball, family entertainment and relaxation under 1 hour from NYC Group tour by appointment March 31, 2019, rain date April 7. If “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” reminded you...

Openings & Closings: Thai, Ice Cream, Wine & A Few Goodbyes

There's been lots of activity during the first quarter of 2019, with new businesses opening up, a couple of shops moving into new homes, and a few closing down. See our roundup below and...

Man Entering Uber In Bed Stuy Shot By Gunman Cyclist

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — A 26-year-old man was shot to death as he was entering a waiting Uber SUV on Bedford Avenue near Greene Avenue in Bed Stuy last night, bringing the homicides in Brooklyn...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

It’s Tea Time In Bed Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT — These two entrepreneurs are "serving tea" in Brooklyn, but not the gossipy kind.  Amid a high-caffeinated corridor in Bedford Stuyvesant, steps away from the busiest train station in the borough, owners Ali Wright...

beauty + design + value: The ABC Carpet & Home Brooklyn Outlet Sale

Join abc carpet & home in celebration as they officially launch the abc carpet & home outlet in Industry City, Brooklyn. Shop the Outlet Sale for 5 days only, starting Thursday, February 14th, exclusively in...

Four Shot, One Killed In Bed-Stuy

BEDFORD STUYVESANT - A shooting last night turned deadly, injuring three and killing one. Police are treating it as a homicide. On Wednesday, February 6 at about 10:26 p.m., a shooting took place in the lobby of...

“Front and Center/ed” – Celebrating Black Fashion Throughout History

Since 2012, Black History Month has been celebrated along Myrtle Avenue’s retail area in Clinton Hill in an event called Black Artstory Month. Historically, visual artists create murals in storefront windows in the neighborhood,...

The Yard: Gowanus Offers $1K Business Grant

GOWANUS – Looking for a new office and wouldn’t mind an additional $1K in the bank? During the month of February, any business that signs up for a private office at coworking space The...
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