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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Drunk Driver Sentenced For Killing Coworker In South Slope

SOUTH SLOPE - Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on Thursday that Leonel Ortega-Flores, 36, of the Bronx, has pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the death of a coworker last year in South Slope....

Concerns in Red Hook and Gowanus Could Slow Down Brooklyn School Rezoning Plans

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat NY A coalition of Brooklyn activists is asking the education department to hit pause on a plan to overhaul elementary school attendance zones, saying more community input is necessary. Education department leaders...

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...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

One Woman Sexually Abused, Two Forcibly Touched – Cops Looking For Three Men

BAY RIDGE/BENSONHURST/SOUTH SLOPE - Earlier this month, one man sexually abused a sleeping woman inside a car. Another man grabbed a woman's butt and then ran. Another man pulled up a woman's skirt. Cops...

Electric Car Charging Stations Coming to Park Slope in Fall 2019

PARK SLOPE - On the evening of June 20th, the Transportation and Public Safety Committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 convened at P.S. 133 to hear two presentations. First, representatives from the NYC Department...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Civil Court Judge Candidates: Tehilah Berman

The Civil Court Judge races are less than a week away, and Bklyner now has the last in a series of four interviews with candidates running in the 6th Municipal District, which includes Park Slope,...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Chinyelu Udoh

Last week, we interviewed Caroline Cohen about her bid for the 6th Municipal District Civil Court judge race. Today, we have an interview with another candidate in the four-way race: Chinyelu Udoh. The election,...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...

Neighbors Petition Against 4th Ave Homeless Shelters; More Meetings Planned

Committee for 4th Avenue has indicated that the petition does not state overcrowding at P.S. 124 as a concern but rather notes with the limited number of parents able to assist the school's P.T.A.,...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

D15 May Rezone Elementary Schools To Boost Diversity And Enrollment

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat PARK SLOPE - On the heels of sweeping admissions changes aimed at integrating middle schools, District 15 in Brooklyn could soon redraw elementary school attendance boundaries as well. The education department is...

Walk Together June 2 at MCU Park for Crohn’s and Colitis Cures

Brooklyn Pediatric Patient Overcomes Obstacles to Raise Critical Funds and Awareness Twelve-year-old Bella Fletcher from Brooklyn is motivating the local community to find cures by participating in the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s Take Steps Brooklyn....

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...
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