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Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Aging Infrastructure Could Spoil New York City’s Latest Tech Boom – Opinion

By Shrihari Pandit,  CEO and Founder of Stealth Communications, a company that delivers fiber-optic Internet Service to businesses throughout New York City. New York City, its people, and its resources have always had the enviable ability to attract...

Would 750 Speed Cameras Help? Gounardes Sponsors Speed Camera Bill

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is making good on his word to increase pedestrian safety by introducing legislation on Thursday that could add speed cameras to 750 New York City school zones. The legislation submitted Thursday could...

Myrtle Ave Brooklyn Partnership Introduces App To Connect Low-Income Residents To Local Benefits

FORT GREENE/CLINTON HILL - The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership has teamed up with the tech company Benefit Kitchen to create an app that helps low-income Fort Greene and Clinton Hill residents find out if...

Star Parties: Two Stargazing Events In Brooklyn This Week

GOWANUS - There are two opportunities this week—weather permitting—to view the stars through a telescope with local astronomers. The first event, Starry Night: A Night of Stargazing and Drinks, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 at...

Look Up! Free Stargazing Tonight in Greenpoint

GREENPOINT - Want to wish upon a star? A local stargazing group has just the opportunity for you—a free stargazing event open to the public tonight in Greenpoint. For a lot of Brooklynites, looking up...

Ticket Wiper, One Year In – the App for fighting NYC Parking Tickets

Last June, we told you about Ticket Wiper, an app that helps you challenge NYC parking tickets. Since it’s been almost a year, we wanted to follow up and see how things are going. “It’s...

Internet-Enabled Services Create Opportunity For Brooklyn Communities And Small Businesses – OPINION

By: Representative Yvette D. Clarke and Internet Association President & CEO Michael Beckerman The internet is about opportunity. Its evolution continues to open doors for students to further their education, for communities to exchange ideas,...

NYU Tandon Research Expo Returns to Downtown Brooklyn on Friday

DOWNTOWN - Swarms of autonomous robots. Smart appendages controlled by the mind. Are they elements from a dystopian sci-fi novel? Not so much, in fact... They're just a few of the projects that will...

Make It In Brooklyn: Start-Ups Pitch Smart City Tech Tomorrow

  UPDATE (3/26): The Make It In Brooklyn Smart Cities event has been rescheduled—it will now take place on Thursday, March 19th, from 6-8 pm.   DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - Interested in how tech could help build the...

Compete For Chance To Win $5K In The ‘Make It In Brooklyn Smart Cities’...

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership presents The Make It In Brooklyn Smart Cities pitch content—giving startups working to create smarter cities the chance to win $5,000. Startup businesses developing innovations in urban technologies in...

What To Do If There’s A Nuclear Attack In Brooklyn

After Hawaii residents received a false emergency alert on their phones on Saturday saying, "BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL," it makes Brooklynites wonder: what if there's...

There’s A New Initiative To Combat Cyberbullying in Brooklyn: A Filmmaking App

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=92&v=FICZW96Ee8w   "Much of the silly violence that I see committed by high school or gang members starts by online taunting," Brooklyn DA EricGonzalez said. "There's so much bullying and taunting that happens online that then...

Cobble Hill’s Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School Receives $5,000 Grant

COBBLE HILL - Brooklyn's Digital Arts & Cinema Technology High School (284 Baltic Street) was recently awarded a $5,000 grant from IMAX as part of the company's second annual student-made documentary film challenge. Five high schools from...

Borough President Adams Announces $50 Million Investment in STEAM Education for Brooklyn Schools

Last week, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced an investment of more than $55 million in funds for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) education in Brooklyn schools. The funds represent more than...

5 Years Since Sandy: Emotions Ran High At #Sandy5 March

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - "Please excuse me, I just came from the hospital. My daughter, 11-years-old, had a nervous breakdown because I was talking to somebody about Hurricane Sandy. My daughter was only six years...
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