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Saturday, January 19, 2019

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...

‘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...

Have The Dyker Heights Lights Become A Christmas Nightmare? – OPINION

By: City Councilman Justin Brannan and Community Board 10 District Manager Josephine Beckmann When most people talk about Christmas in New York City, they usually mention the famous Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the stunning holiday...

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)...

More Bay Ridge Closings & A Retail Save

BAY RIDGE — Retailers continue to shutter in Southern Brooklyn and some of the more recent closings come after businesses have been in around for decades. Here are the latest additions to what has become a...

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...

‘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...

Officials Take Action Amid Outrage Over Signage Fines

NEW YORK – From City Hall to Sunset Park, city officials scrambled this week to help constituents caught up in the wave of sign and awning violations sweeping the city, which recently hit Brooklyn -...

Holiday Lights, Santa Cruises Down Fifth Ave & More

It's December! That means the residents of Dyker Heights are setting up their famous, dazzling holiday displays from 83rd to 86th Streets between 11th to 13th Avenues. There's even a guided bus tour complete with Christmas...

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...
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