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Friday, March 22, 2019

A History-Making Inclusive St. Patrick’s Day Parade In Brooklyn!

PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE - History was made at the 44th Annual Brooklyn St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Sunday when the Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization (BILO) became the first LGBTQ group to march in the event. The annual...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Rich Brilliant Willing

SPONSORED:  “We believe in the power of light to create atmosphere, that light has a profound influence on shaping the way we feel.” That’s how Theo Richardson describes the guiding principle behind the work of...

Learn About The Projects On District 39 Participatory Budgeting Ballot

PARK SLOPE - Participatory Budgeting vote week (March 30—April 7) is almost here! If you live in Council Member Brad Lander's District 39, be sure to check out the upcoming Project Expo (April 2)...

Patti LaBelle Kicks Off BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Season With Free Show, June 4

PROSPECT PARK - BRIC announced on Thursday that legendary diva Patti LaBelle will kick off the 41st BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival season with a free concert at the Prospect Park Bandshell on Tuesday, June...

Old Carriage Inn Says Goodbye On St. Patrick’s Day

PARK SLOPE - Another 7th Avenue favorite will be closing this weekend. The Old Carriage Inn (312 7th Avenue) will be saying farewell on St. Patrick's Day after 35 years. "For years it was Farrell’s...

FIT Makes the Brooklyn Army Terminal a Fabulous Spot For Learning

The Brooklyn Army Terminal is officially fabulous. This spring, the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York’s famed school for aspiring fashion-industry workers and entrepreneurs, is offering seven dynamic courses at the Brooklyn Army Terminal that...

International Women’s Day: Support Women-Owned Businesses on 5th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - In celebration of International Women's Day (March 8) the Park Slope 5th Avenue BID's Joanna Tallantire and Mark Caserta are tying red ribbons in front of women-owned businesses along the corridor. Bklyner...

Mrs. Maisel would approve: A retro bungalow getaway in Westchester

Pine Lake Park summer community offers lakefront tennis, basketball, family entertainment and relaxation under 1 hour from NYC Group tour by appointment March 31, 2019, rain date April 7. If “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” reminded you...

Openings & Closings: Thai, Ice Cream, Wine & A Few Goodbyes

There's been lots of activity during the first quarter of 2019, with new businesses opening up, a couple of shops moving into new homes, and a few closing down. See our roundup below and...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

Brooklyn LGBTQ Group To Make History Marching In Park Slope St. Patrick’s Day Parade

PARK SLOPE/WINDSOR TERRACE - Rainbows will mix with the customary shades of green this year as Brooklyn Irish LGBTQ Organization (BILO) makes history as the first LGBTQ organization to march in the Brooklyn St....

Russ & Daughters Opens In Brooklyn With Space For The Next Four Generations

NAVY YARD - Russ & Daughters, the defining Lower East Side appetizing joint -- and an old New York Jewish standby that has managed to keep up with the times -- opened its doors...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...
Jumaane Williams. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)

Jumaane Williams Is The City’s Next Public Advocate

EAST FLATBUSH — City Councilman Jumane Williams dominated in Tuesday's special election to claim the interim post as New York City's fifth public advocate. Williams, one of 17 candidates on the ballot, won 33 percent of...

12-Story Mixed-Use Building Planned For 4th Avenue At Degraw Street

PARK SLOPE - A 125-foot-tall, twelve-story mixed-used development has been proposed to replace the long vacant lot on the corner of 4th Avenue and Degraw Street. ODA Architecture will design the new building at 639...
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