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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

Seaport Buffet Hammer Attack Leaves One Dead, Two Injured

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - The chef of Seaport Buffet restaurant died and two others, reported by the Daily News at the owner and manager, were injured after a man with a hammer started attacking yesterday...

Hey Bay Ridge, You’re Invited to Our Brow Happy Hour!

YOUR BROW WAX IS ON US!* Come join us at European Wax Center Brooklyn - Bay Ridge for a Brow Happy Hour! EWC is the expert in eyebrows, helping everyone achieve Browfection™.    EVENT DETAILS European Wax Center...

Affordable Housing Lottery List: Pools and Views Edition

Surf Vets Place in Coney Island, 3003 West 21st Street. This project is phase one of a large development on the beach in Coney Island and offers 52 units to the general public. The Concern for...

Shutdown Halts Rebuilding Together NYC

CONEY ISLAND - Low-income Coney Island homeowners still recovering from Superstorm Sandy are feeling the wrath of what is now the longest U.S. government shutdown in history that started on December 22, 2018. Rebuilding Together...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Monday Crime Blotter: Drunk Firefighter Arrested, 2 Missing People, Free Shopping Spree At Target...

MARINE PARK - A firefighter was arrested for drunk driving and hitting a pedestrian after going home from a slain firefighter's funeral on Friday. According to the NYPD, 36-year-old Matthew Wilson was driving home while intoxicated, when...

Friday Crime Blotter: Screwdriver Subway Stabbing, 2 Burglary Sprees, A Missing Person & More

FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery on a 2 Train yesterday. On Thursday, January 10 at around 2 p.m., the suspect stabbed a sleeping man in the head and...

Street Closures Amid Firefighter’s Funeral Service

MARINE PARK — The 61st Precinct announced road closures ahead of funeral services for fallen FDNY Firefighter Steven H. Pollard. The funeral will be held on Friday, Jan. 11 at Good Shephard Church located at...

Top 5 Brooklyn Social Justice Nonprofits Win $100,000 Spark Prize

Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and...

De Blasio Announces NYC Ferry Service For Coney Island – in 2021

NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that Coney Island will finally get ferry service as part of a Coney Island-Bay Ridge-Manhattan route. "Every day millions of us lose minutes, sometimes hours, just...

Weekend Art Events: January 11-13 (Brooklyn Podcast Festival, Meet The Strings & More)

This weekend delivers plays, musical performances, the return of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, and two family-friendly events at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events...
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