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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Industry City Maker Spotlight: Ombligo

Across the landscape of makers at Industry City, most businesses are creating products from scratch. They are fashion and industrial designers, instrument fabricators, bakers, and much more. Ombligo, however, does things differently – it...

De Blasio Announces NYC Ferry Service For Coney Island – in 2021

NEW YORK – Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Thursday that Coney Island will finally get ferry service as part of a Coney Island-Bay Ridge-Manhattan route. "Every day millions of us lose minutes, sometimes hours, just...

Come to the Bklyner Camp Expo and Activity Fair

This Sunday, January 13 from 12-3 pm over 28 camps will come together at P.S. 139 for a Camp Expo and Activity Fair.  Many of the camps have donated generous door prizes that include free...

Bookery Cafe Brings Coffee, Books And Pastries To Sunset Park

SUNSET PARK -- Near Greenwood Cemetery, nestled in a glass-lined space just off Sunset Park's 5th Avenue business corridor sits Bookery, a recently-opened coffee shop with a literary bent. “I am the type of person...

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...

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)...

Openings And Closings South Of Prospect Park

It's easy to lose track, so we have compiled the openings from this fall, roughly south of the Park. Please do let us know whom we missed in the comments. OPENINGS:  Tanoshii Ramen, 7718 5th Avenue,...

More Protected Bike Lanes in Williamsburg, Park Slope and Sunset Park

Next year, local cyclists will be happy to see almost five more miles of protected bike lanes on the streets of Brooklyn. Earlier this week, the Mayor's office announced the 2019 project as part of the...

Larry Racioppo’s Photographs Document Decades Of Change In Brooklyn

PARK SLOPE/SUNSET PARK - Photographer Larry Racioppo loves his native Brooklyn and has made it his life's work for nearly 50 years to document the borough's transforming neighborhoods as well as his family and...

Bklyner Gift Guide – Gifts for Kids

If there is one thing that is guaranteed - kids LOVE gifts! Sweet gifts, toys, clothing, books, arts and crafts, adventure gifts and more. Brooklyn is a kid capital and there are so many...

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...

‘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...

Truck Smashed, Victim Slashed as FedEx Employees Clash With Mourners Outside Funeral

SUNSET PARK - A brawl erupted in the streets of Sunset Park yesterday when a FedEx driver struck a congregant leaving a mosque after a funeral. The fight broke out around 12:30 pm on Monday,...
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