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Sunday, September 15, 2019

Arrest In Murder Behind Home Depot In Gravesend

GRAVESEND - Police have arrested two homeless individuals in the death of a man in his 30's. As we reported, he was found in a wooded area behind the Home Depot on July 28, just...

Colton’s Undetectable Knives Ban Bill Gets Gov’s Rubber Stamp

SOUTHERN BROOKLYN — A bill pushed by a Brooklyn politician that bans the possession and production of undetectable knives was signed into law Tuesday. The measure— which is aimed at preventing people from evading detection...

Local Heroes: They Saw, They Stopped, They Helped

GRAVESEND - Yesterday afternoon neighbors across the borough were sharing messages hoping to help identify a 4-year-old girl that was found wandering on her own on Shore Parkway. The girl, who is only identified as...

Do You Know This Little Girl?

GRAVESEND - A four-year-old girl was found wandering by herself near Calvert Vaux Park/Dreier Offerman Park. Cops need help finding her parents or guardians. The little girl was found at the intersection of Shore Parkway...

Man’s Body Found Behind The Home Depot

GRAVESEND - A man's dead body was found behind The Home Depot and the police have deemed it to be a homicide. On July 28 at around 12:43 p.m., a person passing by found a...

Noted: Longer Reads & Listens About Streets, Shores, And History

The Last Stand of Brooklyn’s Underground Railroad - A rowhouse with a storied history is facing demolition (Atlas Obscura) The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Was a Robert Moses Head Fake - Thomas J. Campanella writes in...

The Yellow Submarine of Coney Island Creek Rusts In Peace

CONEY ISLAND CREEK/GRAVESEND - Three years before the Beatles 1966 hit was released, a real-life yellow submarine was dreamed into existence in Brooklyn.  The original yellow color has now rubbed off, but the rusted...

Are You Responsible For Sidewalk Repairs? Know Your Rights!

By Assemblyman William Colton BATH BEACH/BENSONHURST/GRAVESEND - The NYC DOT is initiating a Sidewalk Program placing orange arrows on the sidewalks which previously had a Notice of Violation filed. The program then intends to send...

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...

Fire Rips Through Gravesend Home – Just Before Sale

GRAVESEND - A multi-million dollar Gravesend home that was just about to close on a sale suffered a serious fire Wednesday afternoon, causing heavy damage to the kitchen and numerous windows of the modern home,...

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...

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...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...
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