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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...

Department of Transportation Proposes New Bay Ridge Bike Lanes

BAY RIDGE – Department of Transportation representatives unveiled their proposal for new bike lanes in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights at a Community Board 10 meeting on May 9, incorporating feedback from DOT's January...

Letter to the Editor: Stopping the Illegal Home Conversions – Who’s Really Doing The...

By Bob Cassara, President of the Brooklyn Housing Preservation Alliance @brooklynhpa  As President of the Brooklyn Housing Preservation Alliance (BHPA) I am gratified to see elected officials put their efforts and resources behind a very...
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...

Remains Of A Human Body Found Near Verrazzano Bridge

DYKER HEIGHTS - A person's remains were found on the Brooklyn Side near the Verrazzano Bridge over the weekend. On Saturday, April 27, cops were called to Fort Hill Place and Dahlgren Place where they...

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...
Councilman Justin Brannan. Photo: Courtesy of City Council

Brannan Calls For Immediate Action On Illegal Home Conversions

DYKER HEIGHTS — Lawmakers demand the Department of Buildings investigates illegally converted homes which they say the agency has repeatedly ignored. Congressman Max Rose, State Sen. Andrew Gournardes and Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus signed on to a letter from...

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...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Friends Of NRA To Hold Fundraiser In Brooklyn

BOROUGH PARK/BENSONHURST — It's fundraising time for the NRA, and they're making their usual rounds—among them, Southern Brooklyn. Signs posted outside of a Brooklyn eatery show the fundraising arm of the NRA (National Rifle Associaton) Foundation...
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