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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...

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...

The Future of Housing Affordability in New York City

Like many other regions across the United States, New York City is in the midst of a housing crisis, in which one-third of the city’s residents spend more than half of their income on...
New parking meters installed at the 58th Street Pier in view of Manhattan. (Photo: Todd Maisel/Bklyner)

New Parking Meters At 58th Street Pier In Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK — It's always been free to park at the 58th Street Pier in Sunset Park, most recently to park and ride the ferry to Manhattan. But it might not be free anymore as...

How Hungryroot Helps New York’s Busy Creatives Eat Healthy

Surviving in New York isn’t easy, especially if you have a career in the arts. Emily Cordes, a 32-year-old resident of Ditmas Park and an actress, can attest to this. Along with auditioning and...

Spend Your Summer in Brooklyn with FIT

The Fashion Institute of Technology is perhaps best known as a school for aspiring fashion creatives and entrepreneurs, with a campus located in the heart of Manhattan’s fashion district. But FIT offers so much...

Gounardes Calls For Verrazzano Discount for Brooklyn Residents

BAY RIDGE — State Sen. Andrew Gounardes is calling for Brooklyn to get their fair share in toll discounts, especially as it relates to the Verrazzano Bridge. The freshman senator introduced bill SS490 calling for residents...

Busy Parents, Let Hungryroot Be Your Healthy Food Concierge

As a parent of two young kids, I’ve got limited time – and energy – for shopping and cooking. So I’m always on the lookout for ways to make getting those things done a...

One Vote for One Book, One New York

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment and BuzzFeed have launched One Book, One New York - where New Yorkers get to pick the ONE BOOK they all want to read together. VOTE here for one...

Crossing Verrazzano? It’s $5.50 if you are from SI, but $19 if you live...

BAY RIDGE — Hours before the proposed MTA toll hike, Gov. Andrew Cuomo found $6 million to ensure Staten Islanders maintain the $5.50 special residence rate to cross the Verrazzano-Narrows bridge, leaving their Brooklyn neighbors...

Watch Out For Falling Objects: MTA Begins Clearing Underside of Elevated D line

BATH BEACH/BENSONHURST/BORO PARK - MTA workers began cleaning the undersides of the elevated D train line starting from Stillwell Avenue in Bath Beach and expected to go the entire length of the track as...

PJ Masks Live Heads Into Brooklyn To Save The Day This Weekend

SPONSORED: Weekend in the city, and a brave band of heroes is ready to face fiendish villains to stop them messing with your (Satur/Sun)day. If that slightly altered bit of narration sounds familiar, you probably...
Councilman Justin Brannan. Photo: Courtesy of City Council

Brannan Introduces Legislation To Create Department of Animal Welfare

BAY RIDGE — On Monday afternoon City Councilman Justin Brannan tweeted a skunk sighting. "Skunk amok in #Bay Ridge? I'm here for it," the tweet read. Now Brooklyn's favorite vegetarian lawmaker is turning his animal...

Mom Of Toddler Hit By Car Demands Answers

BENSONHURST/GRAVESEND - Stephanie Mansfield has three kids; a six-year-old, a four-year-old, and a three-year-old. Last week, her youngest was hit by a car. Three-year-old Jean Jacques was crossing the street with his class. There were...

A Toddler Was Hit By A Car in Bensonhurst. At First, The NYPD Said...

BENSONHURST - A three-year-old child and a 42-year-old woman were crossing the street when a car making a left turn struck them both in a school zone, landing them in nearby hospitals on March...
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