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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

UPDATE: Highly Respected Homicide Detective Found Dead In Plumb Beach

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Hundreds of detectives, uniformed and plain clothed cops searched Plumb Beach Thursday afternoon, only to find that a highly respected homicide detective had taken his own life in the weeds. Detective Joe Calabrese,...

Developing Story: NYPD Officer Found Dead At Plumb Beach

SHEEPSHEAD BAY -  Detective Joe Calabrese, a 35-year veteran of the NYPD and delegate and trustee of the Detectives Endowment Association, was discovered dead at Plumb Beach with a self inflicted gunshot wound to the...

Intoxicated Driver Pleads Guilty After Killing One Driving On The Wrong Side Of Belt...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - In July of last year, a drunk Brooklyn man drove on the wrong side of the Belt Parkway. He killed one person and severely injured two. Yesterday, he pleaded guilty to...

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...
Sushi by Bou at 1811 Emmons Avenue (Photo: Liena Zagare/Bklyner)

Sushi by Bou Opens On Emmons Avenue Thursday

SHEEPSHEAD BAY — Sushi by Bou is bringing it's rapid-fire take on sushi to one of  Brooklyn's waterfronts today. Located at 1811 Emmons Avenue, the rapidly-expanding omakase spot, Sushi by Bou, is destined to be...

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...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...

Stop what you’re doing. Poke is what’s new and hot in Sheepshead Bay

Whether you’re a self-proclaimed foodie or just someone who is looking for a good meal, Sheepshead Bay’s newest culinary experience “Poke Stop” will stop you dead in your tracks. Literally. The first of its...

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...

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...

Use Shapr to Make The Right Connections

There’s likely one person in every subway car who can intro you to a new job opportunity, connect you to the perfect freelance gig or make a great addition to your team. But let’s...

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...
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