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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Garner Family, Former State Senate Candidate in Brooklyn Call on Pantaleo to Face Charges

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS—Family members of Eric Garner and a former state senate candidate on Monday called on the man who killed Garner five years ago to face civil rights violations.    The demonstration, held outside the Department...

Sunset Park: The Fear Was Visible This Weekend

SUNSET PARK - After reports of ICE knocking on doors on Saturday, July 13, in Sunset Park, the neighborhood and its main park, a place usually packed with people, was eerily empty this Sunday. https://twitter.com/djlavoie/status/1150497405646843905 On...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: ATH Studios

SUNSET PARK - Nailing down exactly what ATH Studios does can be hard – even for founder Andrew Hunt. “We’re a weird mix of stuff. The senior members are all sculptors, builders, mold makers,...

Expanded Speed Camera Law Now In Effect

As part of the city's Vision Zero program to reduce traffic deaths, the new and expanded speed camera law went into effect on July 11. Speed cameras in school zones have been in NYC since 2014,...

NYC Restaurant Week: Greenhouse Cafe

BAY RIDGE - It’s almost time again for New York City Restaurant Week, with reservations officially opened on Tuesday, July 9. The event, actually several weeks long, takes place from July 22nd to August...

UPDATE: ICE Conducting Raids In NYC This Sunday, July 14

UPDATE: The ICE raids that were expected two weeks ago were postponed. Instead, they will be taking place this Sunday, July 14. Stay safe and know your rights (we provided them below). BROOKLYN - The...

Weekend Art Events: July 12-14 (City of Water Day, The Tempest, Stickball & More)

Take advantage of the long summer days with a variety of events throughout Brooklyn this weekend! Take a musical history walk at the Old Stone House or kayak at the Brooklyn Bridge Boathouse as...

Blend Coffee + CoWork Brings Community to Bay Ridge

BAY RIDGE - Just off of the Bay Ridge Avenue R stop, you will find Blend Coffee + CoWork. Right now, at least from the outside, it is a little unassuming—signs and lights are...

Briefly Noted: Spread The Word On Free Summer Meals, Biggie Mural Vandalized, Vintage Shopping...

While the city offers free breakfast and lunch to kids 18 and under during the summer break (from June 27 to August 30) at nearly 1,200 sites including schools, parks, libraries, and food trucks,...

The Free Wingate Concert Series Is Back Tomorrow

EAST FLATBUSH - The free and popular Wingate Concert Series is back in Brooklyn for the next two weeks with five events. The series is hosted by Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams and will take...

Openings and Closings: Busy for Bubble Tea and Bay Ridge

Welcome to the latest installment of openings and closings. This week was a busy one for Bay Ridge and bubble teas. We also found a new natural wine bar and have to say goodbye...

Cops Deserve a Raise as Reward for Keeping Crime Low, Brooklyn BP Says

BROOKLYN — Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Wednesday defended his calling for the city’s police officers to receive a raise, arguing keeping crime at bay is an "economic stimulus." "Public safety is a prerequisite to...

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day! Here's what's opened or closed for the July 4th holiday. If you’re staying in town for the 4th of July festivities, check out Bklyner's list of where to see the fireworks as...

Fourth Of July Road Closures In Brooklyn

BROOKLYN - Happy almost Fourth of July! With fireworks come many, many road closures. Here's a heads up. Plan your commutes wisely and stay safe! Here's a list of road closures (at the discretion of...

‘Max Rose—Do Your Job, Close The Camps’

BAY RIDGE - People across the nation gathered in their neighborhoods to protest against the border camps on Tuesday. The hashtag #CloseTheCamps was created and in Brooklyn, about 200 neighbors gathered outside Congressman Max...
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