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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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...

Attend The Fourth Annual Stickball Hall Of Fame Game At MCU

CONEY ISLAND - It's almost time for the Fourth Annual Stickball Hall of Fame Game at MCU Park to celebrate Stickball Day in Brooklyn. The annual stickball game will take place on Sunday, July 14—with South...

Summer Movies: Cinema Block Party And Flicks On The Beach

BED-STUY/CONEY ISLAND - The Luminal Theater will merge the festivities of a classic Bed-Stuy block party with film and art later this month in the organization's first ever Cinema Block Party. During the 9th annual TAMA Summerfest...

Local Pols Blast MTA’s Express F Subway Plan

PARK SLOPE— The MTA's plans to run four F express trains per day drew the ire of a Council member who represents neighborhoods served by the line. On Tuesday, the MTA announced in September it would...

Chestnut, Sudo Defend Titles at July 4th Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Competition

CONEY ISLAND - Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs to win his 12th title at Nathan's Famous annual July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island—a few dogs less than last year. In front of...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...

Mermaid Parade Is An Eclectic Love Festival Of The Arts

CONEY ISLAND - Thousands of office workers and construction workers were just some of the many people stepping out of their ordinary routines on Saturday to transform into someone they usually hide within themselves—rainbow mermaids...

Man picking up child from Coney Island school, slashed by boyfriend of mother

CONEY ISLAND - A man picking up his child from a Coney Island elementary school yesterday afternoon was slashed in the face by the child’s stepfather and boyfriend of her mother, after the latter...

3-Alarm Fire Damages Three Coney Island Homes

CONEY ISLAND - A three-alarm fire raced through the ceilings and roofs of three homes in Coney Island early Monday morning, injuring two firefighters, neither seriously, fire officials said. Firefighters were hampered by ongoing water...

It’s Opening Day For The Brooklyn Cyclones!

CONEY ISLAND - The Yankees and Mets are in full swing but the minor league baseball season is just getting underway. The Brooklyn Cyclones will face off against their rivals, the Staten Island Yankees,...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

Summer Events In Brooklyn

June INDUSTRY CITY SUMMER SERIES at Courtyard 1-2, June 5 through Sept. 28 : This year's summer series features an expanded schedule with more than 35 concerts and dance parties. Audiences will discover a diverse line-up featuring...

Beaches Open, Summer Returns To Coney Island! Here’s What’s Coming Up

CONEY ISLAND - City's beaches officially open this Saturday, May 25, and Coney Island is again open for visitors all week long, with rides, boardwalk entertainment, and music to remind us there is more...

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...
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