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Saturday, May 25, 2019

City Council Launches Interactive Map Of Public Parks

BROOKLYN —  For many, Memorial Day marks the start of the summer and the New York City Council is arming New Yorkers with its latest rollout. Ahead of the holiday, the council launched an interactive map...

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

Lyft Adds Citi Bike To Their Rideshare App

BROOKLYN -- Lyft has integrated Citibike into their rideshare app, giving more users the option to get around the borough on two wheels or four, though all the pedal assist bikes have been taken...

Briefly Noted: Coney Island Scandal, Bus Service Cuts, Cops Behaving Badly & More

Three Luna Park Housing Corp. Officials Indicted for Conspiring to Receive Bribes, Forge Documents to Corrupt the Process by Which Mitchell-Lama Apartments are Acquired - Brooklyn DA. 78 count indictment included accepting approximately $874,000...

‘Fireside Feasts: Flatlands Edition’ At Historic Farmhouses

FLATLANDS / MARINE PARK - Farming was a way of life in much what is now known as Brooklyn until about 150 years ago. A few of those farms, all located in southern Brooklyn,...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

Brooklyn Half-Marathon: Road Closures, May 18

The Popular® Brooklyn Half will kick off at 7am on Saturday, May 18 with more than 25,000 runners sprinting from the Brooklyn Museum all the way down to Coney Island. Runners will start the 13.1-mile...

Building Life-Long Memories at Summer Camp

With less than two months away from summer, you may have started thinking about your kids' summer plans. Ideally, you want them to reduce their screen time, spend time outdoors, and have fun with...
ballet for all kids

Weekend Art Events: May 17-19 (Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, Craft in Focus, Old First...

This is the perfect weekend to spend exploring Brooklyn! With great weather and even greater events, there's something going on this weekend that the entire family can enjoy. Catch a special screening of Paris...

Farah Louis Snags Council Seat

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD — The duel between two former staffers vying for the city's 45th council seat ended (temporarily) Tuesday, with Farah Louis as the victor, in large part because of the votes from the Orthodox...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Celebrate Walt Whitman’s Bicentennial In Brooklyn

Several events are planned across the borough in the coming weeks to celebrate the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman’s birth (May 31, 1819). Whitman lived in Brooklyn for 28 years, working as a printer, teacher,  journalist,...

Heated Exchanges As Senators Listen To Brooklynites On SHSAT Exam

DOWNTOWN - Friday night saw nearly two hundred people turn up for to voice their opinion on the future of the now-controversial SHSAT exam at the Youth and Community Speak Out on Equity, Diversity,...

Mill Basin School Bus Crash Leaves 30 People Injured

MILL BASIN - About 30 people were injured after a school bus collided with a car this morning. At about 9:20 a.m., a school bus, which was carrying adults with special needs, crashed into a...

When it comes to affordable housing, rent-stabilized landlords aren’t the problem. They’re the solution.

This piece was written by Janice Hamilton and Lincoln Eccles.  Hamilton provides affordable rent-stabilized housing to families in her 8-unit building in Prospect Heights, while Eccles houses 14 families in his rent-stabilized building in Crown Heights. Rent-stabilized...
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