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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Muslims Will Celebrate Eid Next Sunday, August 11

For Muslims, these next ten days are the most blessed ten days. Many Muslims all over the world including right here in Brooklyn, will be fasting for nine days. If not all of the...

Brooklyn Beach Sports Festival Saturday At Coney Island Beach

CONEY ISLAND - Enjoy the Coney Island beach this weekend with fun-filled activities thanks to the Parks Department.  There will be clinics and free play for volleyball, crossnet, flag football, ultimate frisbee and soccer,...

Outrage Over 12 People Shot At Old Timers Festival In Brownsville

The deceased victim was identified by police as Jason Pagan, who was the intended target of the shooters. According to the New York Post, he is a recently paroled member of the reputed...

Adams Says He Would Have Immediately Arrested People Who Dumped Water On Cops

Borough President Eric Adams said Thursday that he would have arrested the men who over the weekend doused water on police officers. During the heat wave, two videos were recorded and posted to social media...

Surprise Inspection At Brooklyn Detention Center Reveals “Cruelly Hot Conditions”

BOERUM HILL - Council Member Brad Lander joined the NYC Board of Correction for a surprise inspection of the Brooklyn House of Detention (275 Atlantic Avenue) on Sunday afternoon and found 450 detainees awaiting...

Thousands Of Brooklynites Still Without Power: ‘Why Did Con Edison Choose Us?’

SOUTHEAST BROOKLYN - Yesterday, when temperatures hit the high 90s and people were urged to stay indoors and in cooling areas, Con Edison decided to voluntarily strip power from 30,000 Brooklynites in order to...

More Summer Movies: Brooklyn Bridge Park, Prospect Park, Washington Park

DUMBO/PARK SLOPE - Last week we mentioned two upcoming free outdoor movie events in Bed-Stuy and Coney Island. With the mercury continuing to rise, there are even more opportunities to get outside and enjoy...

Chestnut, Sudo Defend Titles at July 4th Nathan’s Hot Dog-Eating Competition

CONEY ISLAND - Joey Chestnut ate 71 hot dogs to win his 12th title at Nathan's Famous annual July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest in Coney Island—a few dogs less than last year. In front of...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...

The Plaza At 300 Ashland To Host Outdoor Fitness Classes Monday Evenings

FORT GREENE - Next month, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership will launch Movement Mondays, a series of free fitness classes held outdoors at The Plaza at 300 Ashland (at Lafayette & Flatbush). The program kicks off on...

Brooklyn’s Public Pools Open for the Summer!

Get ready to swim! Brooklyn's outdoor public pools open for the summer on Thursday, June 27th. Thirteen of the borough's fifteen pools will be open to all through September 8. The Jesse Owens Playground—JHS...

Where To Eat Outdoors In Red Hook

RED HOOK - There are lots of things to like about Red Hook. The views from its shores are among the best in the borough and some of the coastal architecture is straight out of...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

It’s Opening Day For The Brooklyn Cyclones!

CONEY ISLAND - The Yankees and Mets are in full swing but the minor league baseball season is just getting underway. The Brooklyn Cyclones will face off against their rivals, the Staten Island Yankees,...

Find Your Summer Flavor with Cinch

Discover a new summer cocktail or cuisine, update your wardrobe for the warm weather, or sweat off your stress - and get an extra 10% off. Just use code SUMMER when you pay with...
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