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Day Of Visibility Follows Avenue H “Take It Off” Incident

FLATBUSH - Members and volunteers at the Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (MOIA) and the NYC Commission on Human Rights (NYCCHR) spread across three subway stations in the borough to hand out fliers encouraging Brooklynites...

What Kashif Hussain’s Run Meant To The Pakistani Community

DITMAS PARK -  A few months ago, my dad told me there was a guy at Makki Masjid who spoke to the congregates after Jummah prayer. My dad said this guy was running for...

Crime Blotter: A Trendy Thief, R-Train Robbery and More

FLATLANDS — A 90-year-old man was fatally struck by a car while he was crossing the street Thursday night, police said. Police responded to a report of a vehicle collision at 7:30 p.m. at Avenue...

Wingstop Coming to East Flatbush

EAST FLATBUSH — Residents tired of looking at the long-time shuttered Chinese Buffet on Utica Ave. and Clarkson St. can brace for a new Wingstop to take its place. The chicken chain will take up...

Weekend Art Events: Sept. 21-23 (Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival, FABulous Fowler! & More)

The autumnal equinox on Saturday officially brings summer to an end, but that won't stop the many events planned for the weekend. Don't miss the first-ever Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival which kicks off on Friday with...

The Pavilion No More, We Give You NITEHAWK

PARK SLOPE - The Pavilion sign came off the marquee this morning, and Nitehawk went up! Last time that happened was when Sanders became The Pavilion in 1996. Renovations of the movie theater are on track...

NYPD Officer, Wife Accused of Impersonating Dead Mother to Steal $300K

MARINE PARK - An NYPD officer and his wife were charged Tuesday with 101 counts of fraud totaling more than $300,000, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s office. Edward Ian St. Hill, 52, and Maria...

It Takes a Community – To Rescue A Dog

When Eric Maus came across an abandoned pit bull Monday in Prospect Park, the 28-year-old didn’t know what to do. The 80-pound, grey and white pitbull lie with her head raised atop scattered leaves. “She was...

Open House New York: 65 Sites To See In Brooklyn

Open House New York (OHNY) released its 2018 schedule today and it features 65 sites in Brooklyn to check out! Taking place Friday, October 12 through Sunday, October 14 the annual event opens the doors...

There’s Still Time to Gather Your Co-workers and Run a Brooklyn 5K

Bring the office to the park for a fun, teambuilding event that strengthens community in Brooklyn and promotes health in the workplace. There’s still time to register for the inaugural Just Energy BROOKLYN RUNS...

In The Trenches: Reform Grows in Brooklyn

“Sounds like a suicide mission.” This was a common refrain I heard from most of Brooklyn’s political establishment when I ran as an insurgent for Congress earlier this year against Rep. Yvette Clarke. Yet...

Star Parties: Two Stargazing Events In Brooklyn This Week

GOWANUS - There are two opportunities this week—weather permitting—to view the stars through a telescope with local astronomers. The first event, Starry Night: A Night of Stargazing and Drinks, is scheduled for Tuesday, September 18 at...

Food & Drink

Island Pops Serves Up Caribbean Ice Cream and Community in Crown...

Island Pops started with a fever. Shelly Marshall was back from a vacation to her childhood home of Trinidad and was sick, craving the...

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Real Estate & Development

Appeal Made to Landmark 99-Year Old Cortelyou Road Church

FLATBUSH - A community group is filing an appeal with the city in an attempt to save a historic church on Cortelyou Road that's...