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Saturday, March 23, 2019

Fearing Federal Funding Cuts, City Focuses On Counting All Brooklynites In The 2020 Census

BROOKLYN — Five Brooklyn neighborhoods lead the nation in underreported census tracts in 2010, and New York City officials hope they can convince all residents regardless of their status to be counted next year. At stake are...

Plan The Ultimate Active Birthday Party At Aviator Sports

Birthdays are funny things. First of all, shouldn’t some of the celebrating be devoted to the person who gave birth (yay, moms!)? And speaking of celebrating, there are so many traditions around the world! https://youtu.be/IWLGvaeDAlU And...

Summer Camps for Brooklyn Kids

It's cold out but we have summer camp on our mind. Our kids are lucky to have so many camp options available in Brooklyn.  Whether they love sports and swimming, STE(A)M, filmmaking or going...

Election Day Alert: Vote For Public Advocate Tomorrow, February 26

BROOKLYN — New York City residents will cast their votes tomorrow, Tuesday, February 26, for the city's next public advocate in a special election to fill the seat Letitia James left after she was sworn in as...

Scam Artist Swindles Thousands From Local Bay Ridge Restaurant

BAY RIDGE — A Bay Ridge man scammed thousands of dollars from a local restaurant in his neighborhood, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney's office. Vincent Tropepe, 36, was arraigned on a 41-count indictment Friday for...

It’s The Dead Of Winter – The Best Time To Tour Aviator Sports’ Summer...

One of the shocks parents experience -- certainly in Brooklyn but most likely all over – is how soon you need to start thinking about summer camp. The holidays are barely over and it’s...
Protesters outside of the Metropolitan Detention Center in Sunset Park rally after inmates at the federal facility go without heat and lights following an electrical outage. (Kadia Goba/Bklyner)

Inmates In The Dark And Cold At Brooklyn Federal Prison

SUNSET PARK - A heat and electricity-deprived federal facility set off rolling protests outside of the Sunset Park prison this weekend. After several days, the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) finally released a statement Saturday...

Round 1: Three Candidates Will Split $2M In Public Matching Funds In The Public...

BROOKLYN - Three candidates get an early boost in the public advocate's race after the New York City Campaign Finance Board (NYCCFB) doled out close to $2 million in the first round of matching...

How To Get 20 Years Of Free Meals From Seamless

BROOKLYN — Seamless is turning 20 and they want to give back. To commemorate its 20th Anniversary, the company is offering one lucky New Yorker a chance to win 20 years of free Seamless service,...
Protester across the street from Ft. Hamilton High School at a rally agains the new Reproductive Health Act.

Golden And Others Rally Against Reproductive Health Act

BAY RIDGE — More than 30 people, including former State Sen. Marty Golden, gathered across from Ft. Hamilton High School to protest the new Reproductive Health Act (RHA) Sunday, ahead of State Sen. Andrew Gounardes'...

A Historical Tour Fit for “Kings”

Stepping into the Kings Theatre is an experience of formidable sensory appeal that is difficult to achieve most anywhere else. Try not to be overwhelmed by the auditorium’s golden ceiling, complemented flawlessly by red...

Brannan Calls For Investigation, Suggests DOB Employee May Be Connected to Awning Scandal

BAY RIDGE — City Councilman Justin Brannan sent a letter to the Department of Investigations suggesting an employee within the agency is behind the city-wide sign and awning scandal, according to documents Bklyner obtained. The letter...

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...

BKLYNER Brings the Summer Camp Fair to you

Despite the light dusting of snow and cold weather families from across Brooklyn came to the Camp Expo and Activity Fair at P.S. 139 last Sunday.  Families had the chance to meet camp reps and kids...

EVENTS – Our “Meet The Candidates For Public Advocate” Series Starts Today!

BAY RIDGE -  The race for Public Advocate is going full steam ahead. Over two dozen candidates have declared their intentions and are gathering signatures to get on the ballot. We have partnered with...
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