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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Soda Bar Wants To DJ Legally

PROSPECT HEIGHTS — The Vanderbilt Avenue hot spot Soda Bar is looking to bring in a DJ on the weekends, but a couple of neighbors say, "Not so Fast." Owner Galina Sokolova of Soda Bar, located at 629...

Brooklyn’s First Medical Cannabis Dispensary Opens

PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Brooklyn's first licensed medical cannabis dispensary, Citiva, officially opened for business at 202 Flatbush Avenue on Sunday, December 30. "The store is designed to provide the most patient-friendly experience possible," Carlos Perea,...

Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair.  Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free...

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)...

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...

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...

Make Music Winter: Celebrate The Winter Solstice In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Celebrate the winter solstice—the longest night of the year—on Friday, December 21, with the return of Make Music Winter, an annual outdoor celebration featuring free participatory musical parades across the city. Launched in 2011...

Small Business Owners Making The Most Of Winterfest

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - Following a series of articles detailing issues at Winterfest at Brooklyn Museum, merchants participating in the event ask, despite the controversies, for locals to visit the holiday market to support the...

Winterfest Vendors Feel Scammed, Brooklyn DA’s Office Reviewing Complaint Against Organizers

 Johanna Guevara-Smiley clarified that her company Dropping Seeds invested $10,000 in total for the event, including rent for the chalet ($6,745), as well as staff, product, and labor. This article originally stated that Pamela Barsky was...

Stocked Burger Is Opening in Prospect Heights

CROWN HEIGHTS/PROSPECT HEIGHTS — After an electrical fire in 2016 shuttered their Vanderbilt Avenue business for 14 months, owners of Stocked Cafe, Matthew Fulton and Lesley Covitz were filled with emotion over the overwhelming...

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...

‘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...

Did Someone Say Free Poke? Pokéworks Rolls into Brooklyn with Grand Opening Offer

This December, Park Slope’s foodies will be lined up to celebrate the grand opening of Pokéworks, the nation’s leading healthy, fast-casual poke restaurant. The new spot at 258 7th Ave., officially debuted November 5, with a...
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