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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Bensonhurst CVS Shuts Down, Making Room For Blink Fitness

BENSONHURST - The CVS at 6502 18th Avenue that has been a neighborhood fixture for the last two decades is shutting down, making way for a Blink Fitness. On April 11, a public hearing was...

Weekend Art Events: May 24-26 (DanceAfrica 2019, Coney Island History Project, Memorial Day Concert...

There are a handful of indoor and outdoor events throughout Brooklyn this Memorial Day weekend. Dance the night away at a silent disco at The Well or celebrate Memorial Day with a concert featuring The...

Lyft Adds Citi Bike To Their Rideshare App

BROOKLYN -- Lyft has integrated Citibike into their rideshare app, giving more users the option to get around the borough on two wheels or four, though all the pedal assist bikes have been taken...

Second Dead Body Found In Water In Two Days

DYKER HEIGHTS - The fifth dead body in three months and the second this week was retrieved from the Brooklyn waterfront late yesterday afternoon. On Monday, May 20 at around 3:50 p.m., a jogger discovered...

NY Health Proudly Announces Three New Urologists

New York Health Welcomes the arrival of three highly skilled urologists: Dr. Iván Colón, Dr. Brent Yanke, and Dr. Edward Zoltan. They will be accepting new patients at 175 Remsen Street, Suite 1225, Brooklyn,...

Top Five Reasons to Kick Off Summer at the Y!

Two Park Slope Locations The Summer Fun pass gives you access to all 22 YMCA locations in NYC, including the Prospect Park Y and Park Slope Armory. Free Child Watch The YMCA provides...

Three Bicyclists Were Killed This Week In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/MARINE PARK/BORO PARK - While Mayor Bill de Blasio is out campaigning for U.S president, cyclists are continuing to die in his city. The total number of cyclists who have died this year...

Building Life-Long Memories at Summer Camp

With less than two months away from summer, you may have started thinking about your kids' summer plans. Ideally, you want them to reduce their screen time, spend time outdoors, and have fun with...
ballet for all kids

Weekend Art Events: May 17-19 (Fabulous Fifth Avenue Fair, Craft in Focus, Old First...

This is the perfect weekend to spend exploring Brooklyn! With great weather and even greater events, there's something going on this weekend that the entire family can enjoy. Catch a special screening of Paris...

Brooklyn Bombshells Lose To Bronx Gridlock In A Tough Roller Derby Match

The Brooklyn Bombshells are not your stereotypical women. They are tough roller derby skaters who have built themselves into a rough and tumble team, empowering women with that Brooklyn swagger that says, “don’t mess...

Menchaca Wants A Radical Rethinking Of Rezonings

SUNSET PARK - With the expansion of Sunset Park’s Industry City in flux, the local City Council member hopes pumping the brakes on the project’s approval process will serve as a model that shifts...

Bishop Kearney HS Is Closing: A loss to Catholic education

BENSONHURST - Bishop Kearney High School, an all girls Catholic school on Bay Parkway in Mapleton will close its doors on August 31, leaving many young women wondering where to continue their education. Many of...

Heated Exchanges As Senators Listen To Brooklynites On SHSAT Exam

DOWNTOWN - Friday night saw nearly two hundred people turn up for to voice their opinion on the future of the now-controversial SHSAT exam at the Youth and Community Speak Out on Equity, Diversity,...

Craft In Focus Festival: Learn How To Make Spoons, Violins, Stained Glass & More

SUNSET PARK - A three-day crafts festival is taking place this weekend at Industry City featuring demonstrations and hands-on workshops as well as master classes led by experienced artisans. The Craft In Focus Festival will...

Department of Transportation Proposes New Bay Ridge Bike Lanes

BAY RIDGE – Department of Transportation representatives unveiled their proposal for new bike lanes in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights at a Community Board 10 meeting on May 9, incorporating feedback from DOT's January...
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