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Friday, October 20, 2017

Street Artist Jenna Morello Shines In Sunset Park

Jenna Morello does not like labels. The 31-year-old New Jersey native has been painting vibrant murals all around Sunset Park, adorning drab walls of industrial...

The Best Of Mongolian Hot Pot At Sunset Park’s Little Lamb

The Mongolian hot pot restaurant Little Lamb first caught my attention in the April 2014 'Table for Two' column of the New Yorker. It...

The Down Low: Classical Concerts In Your Living Room, Empty “Gravesite”...

The Down-Low is our round-up of stories in our neck of the woods as well as other curiosities all over Brooklyn. Gotham Market At The...

Prospect Park Celebrates 150th Anniversary With Tree Planting And ESB Lighting

PROSPECT PARK - Though Prospect Park has been celebrating its 150th anniversary all year, today—October 19, marks the actual day the Park officially debuted...

Mayor De Blasio Meets Council District 33 At Brooklyn Heights Town...

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Hundreds of Brooklyn residents turned out for a town hall meeting with Mayor Bill De Blasio Wednesday evening moderated by Council...

DOT Priorities Questioned As Traffic Safety Study By PS889 / IS890...

KENSINGTON/DITMAS PARK - It's getting to be the end of October soon, mornings are getting darker, and getting to school will become an even...

Rapist Arrested and Charged in Bushwick

BUSHWICK - The man wanted for a rape that occurred last weekend in Bushwick has been arrested and charged, police say. Jason Lasry, a 38-year...

Coney Island Based Gang Member Charged With Double Murder

CONEY ISLAND - Nabiu Mansaray, who is also known as “Monchichi” and “Chich”, age 33, was arraigned this afternoon in Federal court in Brooklyn...

Russian Trolls Tricked Americans in Brooklyn In An Effort To Sow...

Russian trolls tricked Americans into helping them sow divisions along racial lines leading up to the 2016 election and into 2017—even right here in...

BPL Clears All Student Fines Today

BROOKLYN - Any young patron who has been unable to borrow books due to outstanding fines - here's some good news. All of the city's...

Weekend Art Events: October 19-22 (Family Food Fest, Open Studios, Book...

It officially feels like fall outside—perfect weather for a harvest festival at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! Prefer to stay in and cozy up with...

Fatal Shooting in Bed-Stuy

BED-STUY - A man is dead after a shooting in Bedford-Stuyvesant last night, says the NYPD. At approximately 10:00 pm on Wednesday, October 18, police...

It’s Not Easy Finding a Place to Go on Fulton Street

FORT GREENE - Walking down Fulton Street between Washington Avenue and Grand Avenue, Yvonne Smith can find a bar, a deli, a supermarket, a...

Missing Person: Brighton Beach

BRIGHTON BEACH – The New York City Police department is asking for help locating 46-year old Thomas John, missing since Tuesday, October 17. John was...

Frances Bronet To Become Pratt Institute’s 12th President

CLINTON HILL - Pratt Institute has chosen Frances Bronet as the Institute’s 12th president. Pratt Institute has been preparing its students for careers in art, design, architecture, information,...

Driver in Williamsburg Hit and Run Death Sentenced for 5 to...

WILLIAMSBURG – The driver who killed a bicyclist in a hit and run last year has been sentenced to serve 5 to 15 years...

Midwood Library’s Children’s Area To Be Renovated Next Year

  MIDWOOD - Located on East 16th Street, just off Avenue J, Midwood Library serves thousands of children each week, and now, thanks to $3.5...