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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Bushwick Food Coop Needs Help After Fire

BUSHWICK - A member of the Bushwick Food Coop walking by the space in the wee hours of the morning on July 3rd discovered the devastating fire - which is estimated to have started...

More Summer Movies: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park

DUMBO/PARK SLOPE - Last week we mentioned two upcoming free outdoor movie events in Bed-Stuy and Coney Island. With the mercury continuing to rise, there are even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy...

Schumer Pushes Bill to Protect Migrants After Facing Heat from Local Activists

PARK SLOPE—Senator Chuck Schumer on Thursday proposed a measure aimed at protecting migrants, after facing criticism from many on the left for his response to overcrowding and inhumane conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border. The legislation,...

Police Searching For 2 Suspects In String Of Robberies In & Near Prospect Park

PROSPECT HEIGHTS/PARK SLOPE - The NYPD is requesting the public's assistance in identifying the two men seen in the photos and video below in connection to a trio of recent robberies in, or a...

NYC Restaurant Week: Benchmark

PARK SLOPE - It’s almost time again for New York City Restaurant Week, with reservations officially opened on Tuesday, July 9. The event, actually several weeks long, takes place from July 22nd to August...

Local Pols Blast MTA’s Express F Subway Plan

PARK SLOPE— The MTA's plans to run four F express trains per day drew the ire of a Council member who represents neighborhoods served by the line. On Tuesday, the MTA announced in September it would...

Petition Launched To ‘Save Black Brunch’ At Woodland

PARK SLOPE - Ahead of the next New York State Liquor Authority (SLA) hearing to consider the fate of Woodland's liquor license, The Black Institute (TBI) has launched a petition in support of the...

Piper Theatre Premieres ‘The Lincoln Dress’ July 8-10

PARK SLOPE - Piper Theatre presents the world premiere of a haunting original work, The Lincoln Dress, in three intimate performances at The Old Stone House. Written and directed by Piper's Artistic Director, John McEneny, the play...

‘Senator Schumer is a Coward’: Hundreds Protest Outside the NY Senator’s Home

PARK SLOPE - New York’s senior senator doesn’t have to look very far to see the frustration he’s generated among progressives.  Hundreds gathered across the street from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s home Tuesday evening, castigating...

Opera On Tap Presents Musical History Walk At Old Stone House

PARK SLOPE - Opera On Tap will present an interactive, musical walk "through America's volatile political history" in twelve performances over four nights at The Old Stone House. "It really focuses on American music looking at violence...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...

Scaffolding Collapse Injures 3 At Mission Dolores

PARK SLOPE - Three people were injured Sunday afternoon when scaffolding fell from the roof of a building and crashed into the courtyard of a neighboring bar. The scaffolding collapse occurred at approximately 3:00pm on...

Is Tlayuda Brooklyn’s Newest Food Trend?

There’s a new pie taking Brooklyn by storm. It doesn’t have red or white sauce, cheese, or anchovies (usually). Instead, it has a huge tortilla, straight from the kitchens of Oaxaca. It also has...

“Someone Is Getting Very, Very Rich”: Neighbors Call For More Details To Be Released...

PARK SLOPE - Opponents of two planned Park Slope homeless shelters alleged at a public contract hearing on Thursday that the city, the homeless services provider Women in Need (WIN), and the developers Slate and...

Knuffle Bunny Hops Into New Home At Park Slope Library

PARK SLOPE - After years of planning, a statue of the beloved children's book character, Knuffle Bunny, was finally unveiled Thursday morning at the Park Slope Library's Reading Circle And Storytelling Garden. "There are fewer joys...
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