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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Martin Luther King Day 2019 Celebrations In Brooklyn

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. would have turned 90 on January 15. Various local organizations will celebrate MLK Day on Monday, January 21 with events including readings, movie screenings, musical performances, volunteering, and more. Commemorate...

Why We All Need To Be Educated About Holocaust

MANHATTAN - It was a packed room yesterday on the 16th floor of 250 Broadway when the Committee on Civil and Human Rights unanimously voted for a bill to officially recognize Holocaust Remembrance Day...

The Kings Theatre Welcomes Royalty from “Swan Lake”

History and the Kings Theatre continue to go hand-in-hand. For one night only, on January 31, the beloved Brooklyn venue welcomes the world-class performance artists of the National Ballet Theatre of Odessa to its...

Weekend Art Events: January 18-20 (The 4 Korners, The Terrible Twos, Styles Of Resistance...

This weekend features street fashion, street art, comedy, and the return of BAMcafé Live. There's also Scoring the Stacks, Kameelah Janan Rasheed's art exhibition and artist-led workshop series that takes participants throughout BPL's Central Library. Check the...

Hey Bay Ridge, You’re Invited to Our Brow Happy Hour!

YOUR BROW WAX IS ON US!* Come join us at European Wax Center Brooklyn - Bay Ridge for a Brow Happy Hour! EWC is the expert in eyebrows, helping everyone achieve Browfection™.    EVENT DETAILS European Wax Center...

Hundreds Rally Against DOT’s Plan To Turn Promenade Into 6-Lane Highway

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Several hundreds of people gathered on the beautiful Brooklyn Heights Promenade in the freezing cold to rally against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) plan to turn the historic Promenade into a...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

Friday Crime Blotter: Screwdriver Subway Stabbing, 2 Burglary Sprees, A Missing Person & More

FLATBUSH - Police are searching for a man involved in a robbery on a 2 Train yesterday. On Thursday, January 10 at around 2 p.m., the suspect stabbed a sleeping man in the head and...

National Grid Work In Bay Ridge – You May Smell Gas

BAY RIDGE — National Grid is in doing some work along 3rd Avenue Bay Ridge. You may smell gas. The gas company is working in the area of 3rd Avenue Between 74th and 80th Streets. Work...

Top 5 Brooklyn Social Justice Nonprofits Win $100,000 Spark Prize

Five Brooklyn nonprofits are each receiving a $100,000 windfall this week as they’ve been named the winners of Brooklyn Community Foundation’s annual Spark Prize. Since 2016, the Foundation has convened a committee of civic and...

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...

Weekend Art Events: January 11-13 (Brooklyn Podcast Festival, Meet The Strings & More)

This weekend delivers plays, musical performances, the return of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival, and two family-friendly events at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music and Brooklyn Historical Society DUMBO. Check the BKLYNER Calendar for more events...

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...

Bookery Cafe Brings Coffee, Books And Pastries To Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK -- Near Greenwood Cemetery, nestled in a glass-lined space just off Sunset Park's 5th Avenue business corridor sits Bookery, a recently-opened coffee shop with a literary bent. “I am the type of person...

Mathylde Frontus Celebrates At Her Inauguration Ceremony In Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH — Hundreds of people came out to celebrate the multi-cultural inauguration of newly-elected Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus on Sunday, January 6, at William E. Grady High School in Brighton Beach. The lawmaker-heavy event brought the likes...
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