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Friday, July 19, 2019

Fight For Accountability At Makki Masjid Goes To Court

MIDWOOD - The fight for accountability at the beloved Makki Masjid in Little Pakistan has found its way out the doors of the mosque and into the court. Makki Masjid, officially the Muslim Community Center...

Exclusive: Sheepshead Bay Road Is Getting A Starbucks

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Starbucks will take over space previously occupied by AT&T dealer, and plan to open the 1,525-square-foot space in the first quarter of 2020, expanding your options for a decent cup of coffee in...

Weekend Art Events: July 19-21 (Tiny Sketchbook Exhibit, Pearl Market, Coney Island Music Fest...

Spend the summer evenings outdoors at one of the many events happening around Brooklyn this weekend. Catch a movie at Greene Garden or see a live performance at the Gowanus Dredgers Canoe Club Boathouse....

Rep. Max Rose To Visit Southern Border Detention Facilities This Friday

BAY RIDGE - After neighbors and activists called on him to "close the camps" two weeks ago, Congressman Max Rose will be visiting the Southern border this Friday. According to his office, he will be...

Arab Americans Celebrate At The 13th Annual Bazaar

BAY RIDGE - The 13th Annual Arab American Bazaar to celebrate the Arab community in Brooklyn took place over the weekend and was a big success. “This event is an opportunity to celebrate the many...

Brooklyn’s Got Talent: The 10th Annual Coney Island Talent Show

CONEY ISLAND - Brooklynites of all ages will show off their creative gifts at the 10th Annual Coney Island Talent Show on Saturday, July 27. Sideshow magician Albert Cadabra will host the event on the...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...

Four ICE Raids In Brooklyn In Four Days

SUNSET PARK/MIDWOOD - Two doors were knocked on by ICE officials today. One in Sunset Park and one in Midwood. Neither families opened the doors, the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) confirmed with...

Watch The NYPD Play Hatzolah Flatbush Tomorrow At MCU Park

CONEY ISLAND - MCU Park is hosting a free community baseball game. The teams? Hatzolah Flatbush and the NYPD. The game isn't an annual one, though it does take place every few years or so,...

Coney Island Street Co-Named To Honor Fallen NYPD Officer Leon Fox

CONEY ISLAND - The intersection on Surf Avenue and West 12th Street has officially been co-named after NYPD officer Leon Fox who was killed while on duty in 1941. On February 15, 1941, Fox was...

Republican Local Pols, Echoing NY Post Editorial Board, Call for Mayor to be Sent...

PARK SLOPE— Some New York Republicans want Mayor Bill de Blasio to move out of Gracie Mansion and back home to Brooklyn.  After a New York Post editorial board op-ed called for the mayor to step...

Garner Family, Former State Senate Candidate in Brooklyn Call on Pantaleo to Face Charges

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Family members of Eric Garner and a former state senate candidate on Monday called on the man who killed Garner five years ago to face civil rights violations.    The demonstration, held outside the Department...

Five Great Places to Eat Near Manhattan Beach

MANHATTAN BEACH - Of all of Brooklyn’s beaches, Manhattan Beach might be the most underrated. Just a short walk from Coney Island, it’s an oasis from the crowds of tourists, children, and hot dogs—and...

Expanded Speed Camera Law Now In Effect

As part of the city's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths, the new and expanded speed camera law went into effect on July 11. Speed cameras in school zones have been in NYC since 2014,...

Artan Ljukovic Is A White Male Queer Photographer Who Understands His Privilege

MIDWOOD - Artan Ljukovic, 23, is white. He's a man, too, and according to him, those are the first two things people notice. He is also queer, but he has found that is not...
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