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Sunday, January 20, 2019

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

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...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Home-Invasion on Christmas Morning, Teacher Assaults Developmentally Disabled Student & More

CONEY ISLAND - On Christmas morning, a home-invasion robbery sent an 88-year-old woman to the hospital, and now police are hoping to track down the suspect. Around 6:45 am on Tuesday, December 25, the suspect...

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...

Gowanus Draft Rezoning Proposal Likely To Be Released In Early 2019

GOWANUS - Gowanus residents who were expecting to see NYC Department of City Planning's (DCP) Draft Neighborhood Plan by the end of this year will have to wait a little longer. The agency's target...

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...

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...

Not So Fast: Extensive Subway Delays for Morning Commute

Just a few days after the MTA announced they'd raised the speed limits on the N and R trains in Brooklyn, things have come to a screeching halt. This morning, the MTA tweeted that D,...

First Phase Of Disruptive 3rd Avenue Construction Completed

GOWANUS - After years of construction, crews working to install high-level storm sewers  along a stretch of 3rd Avenue in Gowanus are finally moving on, the NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the NYC Department...

‘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...

A SantaCon Alternative In Gowanus

GOWANUS - Thousands of drunken Santas will wreak havoc at bars across Manhattan when SantaCon returns on Saturday, December 8. Avoid those sloppy Saint Nicks and stay in Brooklyn tomorrow instead. Parklife will be spreading holiday cheer throughout...

Wyckoff Gardens Residents Demand Answers To Water Shut-Off At Fair Housing Meeting

GOWANUS - Tuesday evening, at the start of a meeting to discuss Fair Housing in Gowanus, local NYCHA residents demanded answers from officials explaining why Wyckoff Gardens was without water for several hours on...
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