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Friday, September 20, 2019

‘Nothing Has Changed Since the Previous Election’: Bklyner Speaks With Clarke Challenger Adem Bunkeddeko

CROWN HEIGHTS — Rep. Yvette Clarke will next year again have to fight for her seat.  Adem Bunkeddeko announced over the weekend that he would challenge Clarke for the second cycle in a row. The...

Brooklyn Businesses and Restaurants Impacted by Blackout

Brooklyn businesses scrambled this week as they dealt with the impact of the blackout initiated by Con Edison. “Due to heat, about 14,000 customers in Brooklyn have been taken out of service for repairs. Service...

De Blasio Addresses Power Outages in Southeast Brooklyn

MILL BASIN — Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he is "extremely disappointed" in Con Edison after power outages hit tens of thousands of households in southeast Brooklyn at the tail end of...

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...

‘Illegal Left Turn’ Results in Overturned Auto in Old Mill Basin

MILL BASIN - An “illegal left turn’ from south-bound Flatbush Avenue resulted in the vehicle being hit by another driving north on Utica Avenue in Old Mill Basin, causing the car to overturn, according...

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...

Mill Basin School Bus Crash Leaves 30 People Injured

MILL BASIN - About 30 people were injured after a school bus collided with a car this morning. At about 9:20 a.m., a school bus, which was carrying adults with special needs, crashed into a...

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...

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...

Crossing Verrazzano? It’s $5.50 if you are from SI, but $19 if you live...

BAY RIDGE — Hours before the proposed MTA toll hike, Gov. Andrew Cuomo found $6 million to ensure Staten Islanders maintain the $5.50 special residence rate to cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge, leaving their Brooklyn neighbors...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...

Slow Progress on Surge Barriers, Surge Gates and Other Flood Mitigation Measures For Southern...

CANARSIE – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers shared its latest report on an ongoing study about how to best improve New York and New Jersey's defenses against a natural disaster Wednesday to a...
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