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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Sunset Park: The Fear Was Visible This Weekend

SUNSET PARK - After reports of ICE knocking on doors on Saturday, July 13, in Sunset Park, the neighborhood and its main park, a place usually packed with people, was eerily empty this Sunday. https://twitter.com/djlavoie/status/1150497405646843905 On...

Industry City Maker Spotlight: ATH Studios

SUNSET PARK - Nailing down exactly what ATH Studios does can be hard – even for founder Andrew Hunt. “We’re a weird mix of stuff. The senior members are all sculptors, builders, mold makers,...

Openings and Closings: Busy for Bubble Tea and Bay Ridge

Welcome to the latest installment of openings and closings. This week was a busy one for Bay Ridge and bubble teas. We also found a new natural wine bar and have to say goodbye...

UPDATE: Sunset Park Man Found Dead In His Bed, Suspect Arrested

UPDATE: Cops arrested 41-year-old Sam Chen on July 4th. He was charged with Murder and Criminal Possession of a Weapon. SUNSET PARK - A 45-year-old man is dead after being shot in his own bed...

July 4th Events In Brooklyn

The 4th of July is just around the corner! Catch the fireworks, spend the day with the family in Prospect Park, or enjoy some music. Plus, this year the Macy's 4th of July fireworks...

With Accessible Subway Station Comes 3 Weeks Of Last Minute Road Closures

SUNSET PARK - The 59th Street Subway Station is finally going to have an elevator, but that will come with street closures for three weeks. "Starting tonight at 10:00 p.m. Fourth Avenue from 58th to...

Free Photography Classes For Sunset Park Teenagers

SUNSET PARK - Eight teenagers will get the opportunity to learn the ropes of photography this summer for free. Direct Impact Coalition is an "independent non-profit offer sustained, direct support to migrant-origin communities in Latin America,...

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...

Four Sunset Park Residential Districts Get Landmarked

SUNSET PARK – Today, the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated Sunset Park North,, Central Sunset Park, Sunset Park 50th Street, and Sunset Park South Historic Districts. “I am very excited by the designation...

Industry City CEO Defends Expansion to Skeptical Sunset Park Residents

SUNSET PARK—Industry City’s CEO on Monday defended the complex’s planned expansion at a Sunset Park’s community board meeting, responding to neighborhood residents’ questions as they mulled the plan, which was put on hold earlier...

Brooklyn’s Economy Is Booming Thanks To Innovative Businesses

Brooklyn’s economy is booming, driven by growth in tech start-ups, creative companies, and next-generation makers and manufacturers, a new report by the Center for an Urban Future published Wednesday finds. Brooklyn’s 356% tech start-up growth since...

Man Wanted For Repeatedly Dumping Trash Onto Subway Tracks

PARK SLOPE/SUNSET PARK - The NYPD is requesting the public's help in identifying the man seen in the photo and videos below in connection to four incidents of debris being thrown onto subway tracks...

Industry City Spotlight: Brooklyn Oyster Dory

On a recent Saturday afternoon in mid-May, the corridor in Industry City’s Building 6 connecting 34th and 35th Streets was abuzz with activity. Fueled by a table full of homemade tamales, a group of...

NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center Opens Its Doors

SUNSET PARK - NYU Langone Health’s Perlmutter Cancer Center opened its doors Friday morning for a tour showcasing state-of-the-art technologies and services that will make it the premier cancer treatment facility in Brooklyn. Perlmutter Cancer...

Summer Events at Brooklyn Army Terminal

SUNSET PARK— The Brooklyn Army Terminal is holding a series of events this summer. Starting today, the 4 million-square-foot former military supply center by the Sunset Park waterfront at 80 58th St. will in the coming...
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