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Sunday, September 15, 2019

‘This is Outrageous’: Local Pols React to Con Ed Power Outages

SOUTHEAST BROOKLYN — Con Ed turned the lights out in pockets of Brooklyn, where local politicians have in recent days put the company that power most of New York City on blast. On Sunday, Con...

‘New Yorkers Must Stay Vigilant’: Local Pols Blast Trump, Prepare For More ICE Raids

LOWER MANHATTAN — Local politicians on Friday instructed New Yorkers to be ready for more immigration raids ahead of the weekend and blasted the Trump administration for ordering them. "We are here today to say...

Opinion: It Is Time For Criminal Charges For Traffic Violence

By Councilman Justin Brannan and Jane Martin-Lavaud We all know someone who has been impacted by traffic violence -- someone who has been killed or injured by a car or truck driver on a street...

AYSO Soccer Camp to the Rescue

Last minute change of plans? Need summer coverage for your K-8 children? Looking for a camp where your kids can be outside, have fun, and play soccer, while also being affordable? Welcome to BrooklynAYSO...

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...

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...

Second Dead Body Found In Water In Two Days

DYKER HEIGHTS - The fifth dead body in three months and the second this week was retrieved from the Brooklyn waterfront late yesterday afternoon. On Monday, May 20 at around 3:50 p.m., a jogger discovered...

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...
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