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Saturday, May 25, 2019

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...

Menchaca Wants A Radical Rethinking Of Rezonings

SUNSET PARK - With the expansion of Sunset Park’s Industry City in flux, the local City Council member hopes pumping the brakes on the project’s approval process will serve as a model that shifts...

Craft In Focus Festival: Learn How To Make Spoons, Violins, Stained Glass & More

SUNSET PARK - A three-day crafts festival is taking place this weekend at Industry City featuring demonstrations and hands-on workshops as well as master classes led by experienced artisans. The Craft In Focus Festival will...

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...

100+ Years Later, Cops Remember Two Heroes Who Died In Line Of Duty

SUNSET PARK - Patrolman Arthur Loewe and Patrolman James Mangan were killed in the line of duty more than a century ago, but their legacy lives on at the 72nd Precinct stationhouse in Sunset...

Industry City Spotlight: ARV Sweets and Hana Kitchens

Over the past six years, Industry City has become a dynamic environment for new and established businesses to thrive in South Brooklyn. Together, the more than 500 companies that now call the property home...
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...

Mayor Announces End to Single Use Plastic Food-ware by City

SUNSET PARK - Mayor de Blasio signed an executive order at the Sims Municipal Recycling Center in Sunset Park April 11, that will end the direct New York City purchase of unnecessary single-use plastics...

Displaced Tenants Of Sunset Park Fire Still Need Your Help

SUNSET PARK - A week after the Sunset Park fire that displaced over 100 residents, the community is still standing together. On April 3, a six-alarm fire ripped through 702 44th Street. Twenty-three people were injured, over...

Food Bank For NYC Offering Free Tax Assistance For Low-Income New Yorkers

BED-STUY/DOWNTOWN/SUNSET PARK - Tax Day is Monday, April 15. If you haven't filed your taxes yet—and need help doing so—Food Bank For New York City has set up tax assistance sites across the five boroughs...

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...

How To Help Displaced Residents Of Sunset Park Fire

SUNSET PARK - Over 100 Brooklynites were displaced from their Sunset Park home at 702 44th Street after a six-alarm fire ripped through their building yesterday evening.  The displaced residents were given vouchers to local hotels, for...

Sunset Park 6-alarm Fire Injures 23, More Than 100 Homeless (PHOTOS)

SUNSET PARK - A massive 6-alarm fire destroyed a Sunset Park apartment building Wednesday evening, injuring 23 people and leaving more than 100 residents homeless, fire officials said. Nineteen of the injured were firefighters with...
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