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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Celebrate Brooklyn’s Spectacular Community Gardens This Saturday

Often, you need a key to get in. Some, have waiting lists for new members. But this weekend you have a chance to visit a dozen of them thanks to the Brooklyn Queens Lands...

Walentas Family’s “The David Prize” Will Award $1M To NYC Visionaries

Last week the Walentas Family Foundation announced "The David Prize," a new $1 million award program that will support five innovators working to make New York City a better place. Named after David Walentas, the...

Weekend Art Events: September 13-15 (Lost/Found, Photoville, Beyond Geographies & More)

The days are getting much shorter and a little cooler. Enjoy the waning days of summer with a visit to Photoville at Brooklyn Bridge Park, a tour of celebrity graves at Green-Wood Cemetery, a...

Openings and Closings: New Standouts

This week's openings and closings are full of new places from old standouts. A restaurant returns after a 15-year closure, Williamsburg gains a new beer garden, but loses a popular chocolate shop. Clinton Hill Cap't Loui 413...

Enzo Farachio, ‘A Sweet Boy Who Spread Light & Love,’ Killed By Driver

MIDWOOD - The name of the boy killed yesterday was Enzo Farachio. At around 2:45 on Tuesday, September 10, Enzo was waiting at the bus stop on Ocean Avenue by Avenue L. He was going...

Is Brooklyn Prepared For A Big Storm? City Says Yes, Local Pols Say No.

It's September which means it's officially storm season. Forget hurricanes, it seems that every time it pours, Brooklyn gets flooded even though over $20 billion was allocated for the City's resiliency plan. Puddles form...

10-Year-Old Boy Struck And Killed By Vehicle On Sidewalk

MIDWOOD - A 10-year-old boy waiting at the bus stop at Ocean Ave and Ave L was killed by the driver of a gray Lexus, and his parents may not even know it yet. At...

Renovated Fort Hamilton High School Field Is Open To All

BAY RIDGE - Two years, two council members, and $4.7 million later, the historic Fort Hamilton High School Athletic Field has been renovated - 18 years since last improvements were made to the large...

19th Annual Coney Island Film Festival: Animation, Horror Shorts, ‘The Warriors’ & More

CONEY ISLAND - Movie lovers will gather on Coney Island this weekend for the 19th Annual Coney Island Film Festival showcasing more than 100 films from around the world. The Coney Island Film festival will...

How To Help Survivors Of Hurricane Dorian In The Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian slammed into the Bahamas on September 1 as a Category 5 hurricane with winds of 200 mph. It hung around the island for two days and killed at least 44 people, many...

Little Pakistan Stands With Jammu & Kashmir

MIDWOOD - Makki Masjid has long served as a place for activism and this afternoon was no different. After Jummah prayer, congregants and community members gathered outside the mosque to hold the Azad Kashmir...

Calling All Facial Hair Aficionados: 12th Annual Coney Island Beard & Mustache Competition

CONEY ISLAND - New Yorkers sporting unusual and eye-catching whiskers should head over to the 12th Annual Coney Island Beard & Mustache Competition on Saturday to compete with their facial hair foes. The well-groomed group will...

Malliotakis, Southern Pols Say No To Scrapping G&T Programs

BENSONHURST - After Mayor Bill de Blasio's panel announced its recommendation to eliminate most selective admissions and gifted and talented programs in NYC schools and replace them with school-based enrichment programs, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis...

9/11 Remembrances In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - This year marks the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks that took the lives of 2,996 people, including 266 Brooklyn residents. Special events are planned in the borough next week to...

Weekend Art Events: September 6-8 (Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Fest, “Cabaret”, BAT Block Party &...

Take advantage of the cooler weather with various events happening throughout Brooklyn! Check out the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival at various locations throughout Brooklyn or grab a ticket to the Brooklyn Antiquarian Book Fair....
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