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Saturday, January 19, 2019

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)...

Meet Peter Fleming – The New Chair of Community Board 6

CARROLL GARDENS/PARK SLOPE - Brooklyn Community Board 6 elected Park Slope resident Peter Fleming as its new Chair at the start of its December board meeting. "One of the things that I think is really...

Warm Up Fireside at These 5 Cozy Bars Near Park Slope

Winter is finally here. We've been blessed to avoid early storms, but if you're looking to brave this weekend's rain, there are some great spots to dry off fireside—perhaps with a hot toddy. You've...

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...

NORY STEM Camp is Coming to Brooklyn!

The NORY Maker Community is getting bigger, way bigger! We are excited to announce our newest camp location in Downtown Brooklyn at the Science, Language, & Arts School (9 Hanover Place, Brooklyn)! Join NORY for a...

Lard Bread is a Holiday Tradition at this 90-Year-Old Brooklyn Bakery

CARROLL GARDENS - Rows of earthen-red brownstones line the path to Mazzola Bakery in Carroll Gardens. The neighborhood has changed since the bakery’s start in 1928, but the familiar scent of freshly baked bread,...

Last minute gifts for everyone on your list

No need to worry about the last day to order when you can visit these local Brooklyn businesses for your last minute gifts.  Did you forget to get a gift for a family member...

Politicians Demand Safety Improvements After Gravesend Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run

This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Councilmember Mark Treyger arrived at the corner of West 2nd Street and Avenue Y to call on the city to improve street safety at the intersection where...

Rae Closing On Court Street After 32 Years

CARROLL GARDENS - A pioneering clothing boutique will be closing on Court Street at the end of the year, much to the disappointment of neighbors and longtime loyal customers. Raina Passo opened Try Rae's First...

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...

Man Struck by Vehicle and Killed Preparing for Film Production in Carroll Gardens

CARROLL GARDENS - A 63-year-old man was hit and killed by a driver in Carroll Gardens early this morning as he helped prepare for a film shoot, police confirmed. The victim, Pedro Jiminez, was struck...

‘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...

Friday Crime Blotter: “Hangry” Man in East Williamsburg Deli, Hit-and-Run in Carroll Gardens &...

DOWNTOWN - A 14-year-old boy was robbed while changing trains in the Hoyt-Schermerhorn subway station last week and police are asking for the public's help in tracking down the culprit. The robbery occurred around 10:40...

Holiday Lights, Santa Cruises Down Fifth Ave & More

It's December! That means the residents of Dyker Heights are setting up their famous, dazzling holiday displays from 83rd to 86th Streets between 11th to 13th Avenues. There's even a guided bus tour complete with Christmas...
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