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Saturday, January 19, 2019

‘Imposter Scams’ On The Rise Among Seniors, Police

BATH BEACH - Scammers targetting seniors with "imposter scams" on the rise, police said. Most bad actors solicit through mail and telephone. Someone usually calls saying a family member has been hurt or jailed and...

Plan ahead and come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

The kids are back in school and while summer is still six months away, it is a good time to start looking at options. Why not get a head start on planning (and budgeting)...

Openings And Closings South Of Prospect Park

It's easy to lose track, so we have compiled the openings from this fall, roughly south of the Park. Please do let us know whom we missed in the comments. OPENINGS:  Tanoshii Ramen, 7718 5th Avenue,...

Wednesday Crime Blotter: Arrest in Road-Rage Murder, ‘Tis The Season for Package Thieves &...

BATH BEACH - A Staten Island man has been arrested and charged in the road rage killing of Faizal Coto, an FDNY firefighter and aspiring musician. Yesterday, the NYPD announced Joseph Desmond, 29, had been charged...

Aviator Sports Is There When The Great Outdoors Becomes Not So Great

SPONSORED - It’s pretty well known that kids don’t mind the cold as much their parents do. Visit any city playground on a weekday after school dismissal and you’ll probably see a bunch of...

Brooklyn Dems Win, Felder Does Not

BROOKLYN — State Sen. Simcha Felder, who caucuses with state Senate Republicans, came up short on committee leadership roles Tuesday. He does not have any. Felder, (17) who'll give up the Cities Committee in Albany is the...

The Kings Theatre Gets Crackin’ with Holiday Hip Hop Dance

FLATBUSH / SPONSORED - A most beautiful, upbeat Christmas breeze is about to “blow” into Brooklyn, just as the holiday season reaches its apex. On December 23rd the historic Kings Theatre will proudly serve...

Capano ‘Steps Down’ From Gounardes’ Transition Team

BAY RIDGE — Bob Capano, a former City Council candidate and chairman of the now-defunct New York State Reform Party stepped down from Andrew Gounardes' transition team two weeks ago. Sources say the departure comes as...

‘Father K’ Plays To A Packed Theater In Bay Ridge

BAY RIDGE — Rev. Khader El-Yateem returned to his old neighborhood for a night to see the Brooklyn premiere of “FATHER K,” a documentary based on his 2017 run for the City Council seat to...

Gun Violence and Road Rage Claim Two Lives in Bath Beach

In Bath Beach, two homicides claimed the lives of two men in on Sunday, including an FDNY firefighter. In the early hours of Sunday, December 9, police said Faizal Coto, 33, was involved in a...

‘Public charge’ rule change would strip access to care, pack emergency rooms – OPINION

By Larry McReynolds, Executive Director of the Family Health Centers at NYU Langone in Brooklyn A proposed rule to limit the path to permanent U.S. residency for so-called public charges is an insult to the hard-working...

Sylvia Center Students Create Signature Latke

Local children, aged 10 to 13, will present an innovative potato pancake that they created especially for the occasion at the 10th Annual Latke Festival on Dec. 3 at the Brooklyn Museum.  The youngsters...

Unusual and New Gifts for Men: Bklyner Gift Guide

The men in our lives deserve thoughtful and unique gifts. Whether he is a hot sauce fanatic and aspiring olive oil connoisseur, a golfer, a chocolate lover and more here are some fun ideas. FilFil Foods Stuyvesant...

Gounardes Announces His Transition Team

BAY RIDGE — Senator-elect Andrew Gounardes introduced his transition team today beating out his City Councilman Justin Brannan’s 37-person roll call last year with a total of 54 names. Gounardes’ team is a mix of...

Public Advocate Forum Tonight in Dyker Heights

The New York State Reform Party is sponsoring a public advocate forum on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, between 7:00 pm and 9:00 pm at Bklyn's Pizza in Dyker Heights. Frank Morano, secretary of the New...
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