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Sunday, June 16, 2019

Bishop Kearney HS Is Closing: A loss to Catholic education

BENSONHURST - Bishop Kearney High School, an all girls Catholic school on Bay Parkway in Mapleton will close its doors on August 31, leaving many young women wondering where to continue their education. Many of...

Industry City Spotlight: ARV Sweets and Hana Kitchens

Over the past six years, Industry City has become a dynamic environment for new and established businesses to thrive in South Brooklyn. Together, the more than 500 companies that now call the property home...

From Sunrise To Sunset – Antonio M. Rosario’s Kensington

KENSINGTON - Antonio M. Rosario is a man of routines. Every morning he wakes up at 6:00 am and captures the sun rising above Brooklyn outside his office window. From the top floor of...

Red Hook Pile Up – Cop Car Crash Trying To Stop Illegal Vehicle

RED HOOK - Two police officers were injured when they crashed their patrol car into three vehicles on Van Brunt Street in Red Hook Sunday evening after they tried to pull over a suspicious...

From A Night Of Broken Glass, To Restored Window And Renewed Faith

BUSHWICK - The Jewish community of the Chabad of Bushwick showed their resilience on the Sabbath Friday night, February 22, by lighting candles in the very window of the synagogue that was smashed by...

Ilhan Omar On Being Unapologetically Muslim

SUNSET PARK - America's first hijab-wearing Congresswoman Ilhan Omar was the keynote speaker at the first annual Yemeni American Merchants Association (YAMA) Gala on Saturday, February 2.  She spoke of not giving up, the Muslim Ban, and...

Coney Island’s 36th Annual Mermaid Parade [PHOTOS]

CONEY ISLAND - On a hot, sunny Saturday, crowds gathered along Surf Avenue in Coney Island to check out the 36th Annual Mermaid Parade, a "celebration of ancient mythology and honky-tonk rituals of the...

Pro-Palestine March Takes to the Streets in Bay Ridge

BAY RIDGE - As the killing of Palestinian protestors at the border with Israel dominated the headlines yesterday and the US government celebrated the move of the United States embassy from Tel Aviv to...

Protestors Take to the Streets in Crown Heights After Rally for Slain Saheed Vassell

CROWN HEIGHTS - After Wednesday's killing of 34-year old Saheed Vassell at the hands of the NYPD, crowds gathered at the corner of Utica Avenue and Montgomery Street to mourn the neighbor's passing. State...

Hundreds In Coney Island Attend The #MarchForOurLives

CONEY ISLAND - "Hey, hey. Ho, Ho. Gun violence gotta go." The Coney Island boardwalk reverberated with the sound of loud, powerful chants against gun violence during the March For Our Lives, last Saturday,...

Chelsea Clinton’s “She Persisted Around the World” Book Tour Hits Central Library

PROSPECT HEIGHTS - About 500 people (including dozens and dozens of young children) showed up to Brooklyn Central Library yesterday to hear Chelsea Clinton read her new book, "She Persisted Around the World," get...

Brooklyn Politicians Call on Mayor for Burn Unit Funding

Borough President Eric L. Adams and the Brooklyn delegates of the New York City Council are calling on Mayor De Blasio to allocate funding for a burn unit in Brooklyn. “If Brooklyn were an independent city,...

Fighting Sex Trafficking in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - "Sex trafficking in Brooklyn?" - This very question made a young woman create a documentary, a young survivor tell her story, and a historic Brooklyn Heights church take a big step to...

Three Kings Parade Arrives in Williamsburg [PHOTOS]

After a weeks-long delay due to snow and the bitter cold weather at the beginning of January, los tres reyes finally arrived in Williamsburg this weekend as the Three Kings Parade took to Graham Avenue on...

More Photos Of Grayson Around Brooklyn

Here are some more photos capturing winter storm Grayson blasting through Brooklyn earlier today submitted by BKLYNER readers. Local photographer Sam Polcer provided some great images of Grayson he shot in Kensington and at Prospect...
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