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Sunday, September 15, 2019

il Fornetto Celebrates 20 Years in Sheepshead Bay

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - This August will be twenty years since Angelo Viscoso gave up on a career in engineering and opened il Fornetto on Emmons Avenue  - continuing his family's tradition of serving good food...

8 Hurt In School Bus Crash In Sheepshead Bay

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Eight people, including six children, were treated for injuries when a car broad-sided their school bus this morning in Sheepshead Bay. The driver was picking up children on the way to a...

Help Cops Find Two Missing Brooklyn Boys

SHEEPSHEAD BAY/CROWN HEIGHTS - Cops need help searching for two teen boys that went missing in Brooklyn last week. Roberto Lopez Coj, 16, was last seen at his home on Coney Island Avenue between Crawford...

Openings and Closings

Welcome to another week of openings and closings around Brooklyn. This edition includes a new spot from a Michelin starred chef, the loss of a beloved pie shop, and new things to come for...

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...

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...

Exclusive: Sheepshead Bay Road Is Getting A Starbucks

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - Starbucks will take over space previously occupied by AT&T dealer, and plan to open the 1,525-square-foot space in the first quarter of 2020, expanding your options for a decent cup of coffee 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...

UPDATE: Man Who Wrote “Kill Arabs” & “Muslims Suck” On P.S. 52 Doors Was...

UPDATE: On Wednesday, June 19, 55-year-old Alan Tatten was arrested and charged with Aggravated Harassment 2nd Hate Crime and Criminal Mischief 4th Hate Crime. SHEEPSHEAD BAY - The NYPD need help to search for a man...

“Kill Arabs” Written At Sheepshead Bay Bus Shelter

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - The words "Kill Arabs" were spray-painted on a B44 bus shelter on Avenue V and Nostrand Avenue this morning. According to Council Member Chaim Deutsch's office, a constituent saw the hateful words...

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...
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