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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Mathylde Frontus Celebrates At Her Inauguration Ceremony In Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH — Hundreds of people came out to celebrate the multi-cultural inauguration of newly-elected Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus on Sunday, January 6, at William E. Grady High School in Brighton Beach. The lawmaker-heavy event brought the likes...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Suspected Thief Hit and Killed by Train in Sheepshead Bay, Woman’s Body Found on...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - A fleeing thief was struck by a Q train yesterday afternoon as he tried to evade pursuit, police said. Around 3:30 pm on Thursday, December 27, the 52-year-old man stole a cell...
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Friday Crime Blotter: Christmas Day Crime, Shots Exchanged on Kingsland Avenue & More

CYPRESS HILLS - Last month, a verbal confrontation ended in a shooting during the early hours at a Dominican restaurant in Cypress Hills. Around 4:15 am on Monday, November 26, police said the 18-year-old victim...

Caught Between Rising Waters and Rising Rates In Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH - Earlier this year, Hurricanes Florence and Michael cut huge swaths of destruction across the southeastern United States, hundreds of miles from Brooklyn. In Brighton Beach, a neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Sandy...

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed - kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...

Brooklyn Dems Win, Felder Does Not

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Simcha Felder, who caucuses with state Senate Republicans, came up short on committee leadership roles Tuesday. He does not have any. Felder, (17) who'll give up the Cities Committee in Albany is the...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

Holiday Lights, Santa Cruises Down Fifth Ave & More

It's December! That means the residents of Dyker Heights are setting up their famous, dazzling holiday displays from 83rd to 86th Streets between 11th to 13th Avenues. There's even a guided bus tour complete with Christmas...

Friday Crime Blotter: Double Trouble on the Q Train, New Info in Williamsburg Hate-Crime...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with an assault and attempted robbery of a boy on the Q train earlier this week. The incident took place around 3:00 pm...

Swastika Discovered at Brighton Beach Library

BRIGHTON BEACH - The number of anti-Semitic incidents is up so much that it seems we are reporting about one a day some weeks. Earlier in November, two teenagers were arrested for drawing swastikas in...

Sylvia Center Students Create Signature Latke

Local children, aged 10 to 13, will present an innovative potato pancake that they created especially for the occasion at the 10th Annual Latke Festival on Dec. 3 at the Brooklyn Museum.  The youngsters...
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