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Friday, March 22, 2019

Purim Is Here!

BROOKLYN — It's that time of the year. Purim's here! Coined the most "joyous date on the Jewish calendar," festivities start just after 7:30 pm on Wednesday, March 20 when many will break a day-long fast....

The Pakistani Community Refuses To Stay Silent

MIDWOOD - Umber Nisar, the Muslim woman who was assaulted three days ago, sat on a chair facing the cameras. She was fidgeting with her hands and occasionally looked up, her eyes were filled with...

EXCLUSIVE: A Muslim Woman Was Assaulted On Public Street. Not A Hate Crime?

UPDATE: While the NYPD still has not released photos or video of the assailant, it seems it is now being investigated by the Hate Crimes Unit, though the cops won't tell us when that switch...

New Zealand Mosque Attack Brings Brooklynites Together

MIDWOOD - "No hate, no fear, Muslims are welcome here. No hate, no fear, everyone is welcome here," people chanted outside Makki Masjid this afternoon. Last night, a white supremacist shot and murdered 49 Muslims...

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...

Shore Hotel Green-lighted by Landmarks Preservation Commission

CONEY ISLAND - At its Tuesday, March 12, meeting, the City's Landmarks Preservation Commission greenlighted the way to the redevelopment of the long boarded up Shore Theater. The commission had sent the developer back...

Gambino Crime Family Associate Charged With Murder

Anthony Pandrella, an associate of the Gambino crime family that organizes crime activities in NYC, was indicted for allegedly shooting his friend of many years, throwing out the evidence, and stealing from the deceased...

Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures For Southern...

CANARSIE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shared its latest report on an ongoing study about how to best improve New York and New Jersey's defenses against a natural disaster Wednesday to a...

Weekend Art Events: March 15-17 (Caribbean Film Series, Rhythm of Dance, Youth Wing Comic...

We may have lost an hour in daylight savings, but there's no need to lose out on the weekend! Hear how Andrew Zurica became a successful restauranteur while enjoying food from Dekalb Market Hall,...

Briefly Noted: The Best of Brooklyn Chinatowns, Industry City Rezoning, Measles and More

Eater put out its Ultimate Guide to Chinese Food in NYC - Everything to know about the Chinese food renaissance in the city right now - and it is soooo good. Here are...

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...

Meet Brooklyn’s Latest Heroes Helping Neighbors In Need – Sergeant Heart, Masbia, Catholic Charities...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Borough President Eric Adams honored a sergeant and four organizations for their work, hoping people get inspired and encouraged to give back just like these organizations and individuals did. “This diverse group of...

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...

85-Year-Old Woman Killed After Being Struck By Car

MARINE PARK - An 85-year-old woman was struck and killed by a car as it was backing up into a driveway yesterday. On Wednesday, March 6 at about 4:18 p.m., Stella Clinton was walking westbound...

UPDATE: Shooting Threat At Bay Academy Junior High, 11-Year-Old In Custody

UPDATE: Cops are telling us an 11-year-old boy was taken into custody for the shooting threat made on Instagram last night. It is not clear if the boy was a student at Bay Academy. SHEEPSHEAD BAY...
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