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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Street Closures Amid Firefighter’s Funeral Service

MARINE PARK — The 61st Precinct announced road closures ahead of funeral services for fallen FDNY Firefighter Steven H. Pollard. The funeral will be held on Friday, Jan. 11 at Good Shephard Church located at...

De Blasio Announces NYC Ferry Service For Coney Island – in 2021

NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that Coney Island will finally get ferry service as part of a Coney Island-Bay Ridge-Manhattan route. "Every day millions of us lose minutes, sometimes hours, just...

Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair.  Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...

Sheepshead Bay Church Calls For Donations To Help Repairs

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - The Sheepshead Bay United Methodist Church is asking for the community's help. With its 150th birthday looming this year, the church, located at 3087 Ocean Avenue, is undergoing extensive renovations to its...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Attempted Rape in Williamsburg, MTA Bus Stolen from Broadway Junction &...

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are looking for a suspect wanted for the attempted rape of a 26-year old woman in a Williamsburg apartment building yesterday. Around 5:30 am on Tuesday, January 1, the suspect approached the...

Suspected Thief Hit and Killed by Train in Sheepshead Bay, Woman’s Body Found on...

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - A fleeing thief was struck by a Q train yesterday afternoon as he tried to evade pursuit, police said. Around 3:30 pm on Thursday, December 27, the 52-year-old man stole a cell...

Openings And Closings South Of Prospect Park

It's easy to lose track, so we have compiled the openings from this fall, roughly south of the Park. Please do let us know whom we missed in the comments. OPENINGS:  Tanoshii Ramen, 7718 5th Avenue,...

Last minute gifts for everyone on your list

No need to worry about the last day to order when you can visit these local Brooklyn businesses for your last minute gifts.  Did you forget to get a gift for a family member...

Sheepshead Bay Church Hopes To Wrap Up Repairs By Early 2019

SHEEPSHEAD BAY – Passers-by may notice the cables propping up the steeples to a church at the corner of Ocean and Voorhies Avenues in Sheepshead Bay. The Sheepshead Bay United Methodist Church at 3087 Ocean...

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed - kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...

Politicians Demand Safety Improvements After Gravesend Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run

This morning, Borough President Eric Adams and Councilmember Mark Treyger arrived at the corner of West 2nd Street and Avenue Y to call on the city to improve street safety at the intersection where...

Brooklyn Dems Win, Felder Does Not

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Simcha Felder, who caucuses with state Senate Republicans, came up short on committee leadership roles Tuesday. He does not have any. Felder, (17) who'll give up the Cities Committee in Albany is the...
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