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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Openings & Closings Around Brooklyn

Opening Soon:  Churutto Ramen  8500 18th Avenue The Old Sea Breeze fish market spot on the corner of 85th and 18th Avenue is turning into a Ramen joint. They have a location on the Upper East Side...

Kevin Peter Carroll Dies, Age 33

BAY RIDGE - Former District Leader Kevin Peter Carroll, 33, of Community Board 10, was found dead at home on June 3rd. In 2010, at age 24, Carroll made history as the youngest state...

Hungryroot Shows New York How Fast-Prepared Food Can Be Healthy For You

Remember the classic video game Tetris, where players mix and match different-shaped blocks to fill up space, all to the famous Tchaikovsky soundtrack? The food from Hungryroot, delivered right to your door, helps you...

Gounardes Inches Closer To Passing Verrazzano Discount

BAY RIDGE — Soon Brooklyn residents can travel across the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge at the same discounted rate as their Staten Island neighbors. The New York Senate passed 55 - 2, State Sen. Andrew Gounardes' bill allowing...

Demystifying Census 2020: It’s About Money, Power & Respect

BENSONHURST - The community center in the heart of Southern Brooklyn’s largest immigrant enclave was packed, as officials tried to demystify the 2020 census to a roomful of residents, many of whom spoke little...

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...

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...

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...
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