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Friday, July 19, 2019

Four ICE Raids In Brooklyn In Four Days

SUNSET PARK/MIDWOOD - Two doors were knocked on by ICE officials today. One in Sunset Park and one in Midwood. Neither families opened the doors, the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) confirmed with...

Artan Ljukovic Is A White Male Queer Photographer Who Understands His Privilege

MIDWOOD - Artan Ljukovic, 23, is white. He's a man, too, and according to him, those are the first two things people notice. He is also queer, but he has found that is not...

Suspect Pushed Elderly Woman And Stole Her Necklace

MIDWOOD - Cops need help searching for a man that pushed and yanked a necklace off an elderly woman earlier this week. On Monday, June 24 at around 12:47 p.m., an 88-year-old lady was walking...

Campaigning Heats Up Ahead of Tuesday’s District 45 Democratic Primary

By Zainab Iqbal and Sam Raskin MIDWOOD/EAST FLATBUSH - City Council candidate Monique Chandler-Waterman accused Council Member Farah Louis of orchestrating an unspecified “deal” involving Trump supporters and “greedy landlords and developers” to get votes...

Chandler-Waterman Claims Louis Struck ‘Deal’ with Developers For ‘Trump Supporters’’ Votes

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD — City Council candidate for District 45 Monique Chandler-Waterman on Friday said that Council Member Farah Louis was party to a “deal” made with developers to get votes from “Trump supporters”— a...

Chandler-Waterman Gets an Exonerated 5 Member Endorsement Ahead of D45 Democratic Primary

EAST FLATBUSH/MIDWOOD - Ahead of her rematch against Council Member Farah Louis in next week’s primary, Monique Chandler-Waterman on Wednesday received an endorsement from one of the exonerated Central Park Five members, Raymond Santana....

Building Bridges Between Muslim and Orthodox Jewish Communities in Southern Brooklyn, or How Jabaran...

MIDWOOD - Jabaran Akram, 22, was born in Brooklyn, the third of eight children of Pakistani immigrants who settled in Brighton Beach. These days Akram is the community liaison for Councilmember Chaim Deutsch as...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Civil Court Judge Candidates: Tehilah Berman

The Civil Court Judge races are less than a week away, and Bklyner now has the last in a series of four interviews with candidates running in the 6th Municipal District, which includes Park Slope,...

Arsonist swore to “kill” rabbi whose home was one of three destroyed in Midwood...

A Pennsylvania man who allegedly torched a Brooklyn rabbi’s home and taking two others with it, went before a judge Sunday night smiling after getting arrested for attempted murder and arson charges in connection...

Suspicious Early morning 4-alarm fire destroys three century old Midwood homes

MIDWOOD - Three century-old Midwood homes were destroyed early this morning when a suspicious four-alarm fire raced through the massive wood-frame houses, injuring 13 people, fire officials said. Ten of the injured were civilians evacuated...

Bichotte Endorses de Blasio For President

FLATBUSH - Assembly Member Rodneyse Bichotte, who represents Flatbush, East Flatbush, Midwood and Ditmas Park, in a Daily News op-ed on Wednesday endorsed the mayor as he runs in a crowded Democratic primary field. “e...

Meet the 6th Municipal District Candidates For Civil Court Judge: Caroline Cohen

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - You may not have heard about it, but there’s a judicial election coming up in central Brooklyn this month. Four candidates— Alice Nicholson, Caroline Cohen, Chinyelu Udoh and Tehilah Berman— are...

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...

Hotel On Webster To Be Completed By 2021

KENSINGTON - The development at Coney Island and Webster Avenues is coming together. The hotel that replaces the old Jiffy Lube building at 928 Coney Island Avenue is expected to open by 2021, contractor Triborough...

Ready For The Annual Chand Raat Mela To Celebrate Eid?

MIDWOOD - The month-long Ramadan is soon coming to an end. That means it's time for the annual Chand Raat Mela (Night of the Moon Bazaar). Eid al-Fitr (which lasts three days and marks the...
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