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Friday, September 20, 2019

Savor The Last Days Of Summer At These Outdoor Events

Summer is coming to a close so be sure to get out and enjoy the last of the warm weather with one of these outdoor events in Brooklyn this weekend. GREEK CULTURE FESTIVAL Thursday, Sept. 19 through...

New Public Artwork Coming To University Place In Downtown Brooklyn

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The green space in front of Long Island University (LIU) in Downtown Brooklyn will welcome a new public art piece next month. NYC Parks will unveil artist Leonard Ursachi's sculpture Bunker Head at University...

DonateNYC Has A New Food Donation Portal: Matching Those Who Have and Those Who...

BAY RIDGE/ DYKER HEIGHTS - Whether your business has three bagels left at the end of the day, or your grocery store has an extra box of radishes, or your restaurant has leftovers from...

Full Lineup Announced For Brooklyn Book Festival, Sept. 16-23

Today is #NationalReadABookDay and aside from curling up with a good book, there's no better way to celebrate than to prepare for the upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival. The full schedule for the 14th edition of the Brooklyn...

Free Fall Events In Downtown Brooklyn: Jazz, Swing Dance, Block Parties & More

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Downtown Brooklyn Partnership announced its lineup of community events for the Fall 2019 season. The "Downtown Brooklyn Presents" series features weekly lunchtime jazz concerts, lots of dancing, fitness classes, art and...

Read All About It: Brooklyn Book Festival, Sept. 16-23

The 14th edition of the Brooklyn Book Festival returns in September for a full week of literary events across the city featuring Children’s Day for young readers and Festival Day with hundreds of authors...

Cops Looking For Pair That Stabbed Man In Subway Station

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Cops are looking for a man and woman who were involved in a stabbing at a train station over the weekend. On Sunday, August 25 at around 5:33 p.m., cops say there...

New Plans Revealed For Willoughby Square Park

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The NYC Economic Development Corporation (NYC EDC) and Hargreaves Jones Landscape Architecture presented new design plans for the Willoughby Square Open Space to Brooklyn Community Board 2’s Executive Committee Monday evening. "Last time...

Openings and Closings

This week's openings and closings bring lots of new finds to Williamsburg and food halls, and pizza (we aren't complaining). Say goodbye to a favorite Bushwick vegan bar, and welcome new Latin spots.  Park Slope Brooklyn...

DCP Study Says Reasons For Storefront Vacancies Are “Complex and Varied”

As the mayor pushes for a storefront vacancy tax, the NYC Department of City Planning (DCP) last week released "Assessing Storefront Vacancy in NYC," a report examining retail trends and storefront vacancies across the...

Protesters Continue Fight To Save Downtown Home Of Abolitionists

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - In an effort to stall the impending demolition of 227 Duffield Street, activists are demanding the NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) "calendar" a review of the house that they say belonged to...

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...

Thief Snatches Commuter’s Jewelry At Nevins Street MTA Station

Police have arrested 59-year-old Keith Clark of Bed-Stuy in connection with this incident and charged him with robbery and criminal possession of stolen property. DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance...

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...
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