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Friday, September 20, 2019

Elected Officials Focus On Notorious Marine Park Intersection During DOT Tour

MARINE PARK - On Wednesday morning, elected officials toured the notorious Kings Highway and Nostrand Avenue intersection in Marine Park with the Department of Transportation (DOT) borough commissioner to find safety solutions for both...

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...

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...

Foreclosures Rose in Brooklyn as they Declined in City: Report

Foreclosures have slightly risen in Brooklyn in recent months, a new report found. Despite a decrease in foreclosures in New York City, foreclosures during the second quarter of this year were up 7 percent in...

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...

‘Fireside Feasts: Flatlands Edition’ At Historic Farmhouses

FLATLANDS / MARINE PARK - Farming was a way of life in much what is now known as Brooklyn until about 150 years ago. A few of those farms, all located in southern Brooklyn,...

Marine Park Teens Gather For Friend, Against Senseless Violence

MARINE PARK - Scores of teens from Marine Park gathered around a carefully arranged memorial - votive candles flickered, photos in frames and a plaque emblazoned with the name of Rohan Burke, 17, who...

Former Southern Brooklyn Council Member Lew Fidler Dies (Notice of Funeral Arrangements)

Sheepshead Bay — Former City Councilman Lew Fidler and current district leader of the 41 assembly district died Sunday, May 5. He was 62. Fidler walked into a Queens movie theatre seeking help Friday night...

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...

Up for Debate: Local Constituents and Political Leaders Gather for Frank Talk on Marine...

MARINE PARK - A large crowd gathered Tuesday at the Carmine Carro community center for a joint meeting sponsored by the Marine Park and Madison-Marine-Homecrest Civic Associations. The event’s goal to bring local organizations, communities...

Challenging, Stubborn Marine Park Fire Takes Hours To Put Out

MARINE PARK - A five-alarm fire erupted from a sushi restaurant today morning. Thankfully, nobody was seriously hurt. At about 6:15 a.m., the FDNY got an alarm for a fire inside the E Sushi restaurant...

City Parks Foundation Announces Free Spring Fitness Programs For Seniors

CONEY ISLAND/MARINE PARK/FORT GREENE - City Parks Foundation will offer free sports programs for seniors at neighborhood parks and recreation centers across the city from April through June. New Yorkers ages 60-years and up can...

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...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Meet The Candidates Running For The 45th Council District (Updated)

FLATBUSH — Former City Councilman Jumaane Williams vacated his seat on March 20 after winning a crowded race for Public Advocate. Now, 11 candidates are gearing up for another looming special election, to occupy the empty seat,...
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