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Sunday, September 15, 2019

90s Dance Party To Close Out Myrtle Avenue Summer Series

CLINTON HILL - The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership will close out this year's Myrtle Avenue Summer Series with a 90s hip-hop dance party, street dance battle, and live art installation next Friday, August 23. Along...

MTA To Cut 4 Brooklyn Stops On B38 Route With Switch To Longer Buses

DOWNTOWN/FORT GREENE/CLINTON HILL - The MTA has announced additional changes to the B38 route to accommodate longer buses that will be introduced in September. Bklyner reported last week that the B15, B38, and B54 buses...

Lots of Affordable Housing Lotteries Open /Close This Week

Athena North/South   A large development in Clinton Hill / Prospect Heights opens lottery tomorrow. There are 114 units available between 909 Atlantic Avenue and 1043 Fulton Street, and amenities include tenant lounge with kitchenette, landscaped outdoor...

Another Catholic School To Close Before New School Year

FORT GREENE -  The Diocese of Brooklyn announced on Monday that the K-8 parochial school, St. Francis Xavier—Queen of All Saints Catholic Academy, will shutter before the upcoming school year. Board Members and the Board of...

87-Year-Old Man Assaulted In Clinton Hill

Police have arrested 32-year-old Jaquan Wright of Bed-Stuy in connection with this incident and charged him with two counts of assault. CLINTON HILL - After two suspects punched and robbed a 65-year-old man at the...

Police Searching For 2 Men Who Knocked Out 65-Year-Old At Clinton Hill MTA Station

CLINTON HILL - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the two men seen in the below photos and video in connection to a robbery at the Clinton/Washington Ave A/C subway station...

OPINION: Domestic Violence Laws Must Address Coercive Control

By Robert Weiner and Kimberly Bartenfelder According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, “While data proves women are most often the victims of abuse in intimate relationships... anyone can be abused and anyone can...

Myrtle Ave BID Petitions Against B54 Bus Cuts, Rally On Thursday

CLINTON HILL/FORT GREENE/DOWNTOWN - Commuters who rely on the B54 bus are fighting against the MTA's plans to cut service on the line this fall. The B54 runs from Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn via...

Briefly Noted: More de Blasio Real Estate Woes And Other News

Mayor Bill de Blasio is yet again facing scrutiny for his real estate dealings, but this time it's about his own properties. De Blasio, who owns two homes in Park Slope, got mortgages for them...

A Visit To Pratt Institute’s Sculpture Park

CLINTON HILL - Before classes are back in session and students return to campus, head over to Pratt Institute and enjoy its beloved sculpture park—a true gem hidden-in-plain-sight in the middle of Clinton Hill. Artist...

Clinton Hill Street To Be Co-Named In Honor Of Walt Whitman

CLINTON HILL - The New York City Council voted last week to co-name the corner of Dekalb Avenue and Ryerson Street in honor of iconic poet and former Brooklyn resident, Walt Whitman. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

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...

Inner City Youth Learn Art & Design Skills at Pratt

CLINTON HILL - Young teens were making color wheels, hand decorating them with brushes and dabs of paint splattered on sheets of aluminum foil. The students in a basement classroom at Pratt Institute in...

Where to Eat Lunch Near The Brooklyn Navy Yard

The Brooklyn Navy Yard has quickly become one of the biggest job sites in the borough. It houses companies, restaurants, and many municipal employees that all have two things in common. One, they work...
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