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9th Street Redesign: A Step Closer To Reality

PARK SLOPE - The Brooklyn Community Board 6 Transportation Committee unanimously voted to approve the NYC Department of Transportation's (DOT) redesign of 9th Street (between 3rd Avenue & Prospect Park West) Thursday evening with...

Myrtle Avenue Plaza Kicks Off Summer

CLINTON HILL - While celebrating the summer solstice with Make Music New York Thursday, Clinton Hill officially opened the new Myrtle Avenue Plaza and began the three-month Move On Myrtle series. Locals can look forward to...

The Weekly News Quiz: June 22, 2018

Think you know all about Brooklyn news? Try this week's news quiz and see how well you’ve kept up with all the coverage on BKLYNER! If you’re reading BKLYNER regularly, consider becoming a subscriber—you can keep...

Brooklyn’s Old Paramount Theatre Is New Again

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - As gentrification continues to steamroll through Downtown Brooklyn, one new project stands out as a crowd-pleaser with little controversy, the restoration of the old Paramount Theatre at Flatbush and Dekalb. BSE Global...

She Built NYC: City Announces Initiative To Create Public Artwork Honoring Women

On Wednesday, NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, and the Department of Cultural Affairs announced the launch of She Built NYC, an initiative to commission public artwork that honors New York City...

Sir D’s Cafe To Reopen As The Slope Lounge

PARK SLOPE - Omari Clarke walks into La Bagel Delight on 7th Avenue and asks for his usual. The men behind the counter wordlessly prepare his order. “You guys have any use for some tables...

Today’s Links: Subway Ceiling Tumbles Down at Borough Hall Stop, Concerned Citizens Suspect Fowl...

Earlier this week, Crown Height's tenants rallied to protest the sale of their building from the current slumlord owner to a major investment company amid fear of gentrification. Yesterday, Councilmember Alicka Ampry-Samuels called an emergency...

HIV/AIDS Center Moves From 80 Flatbush Site Providing Short Notice To Clients

BOERUM HILL - Housed on the controversial 80 Flatbush development site, the HIV/AIDS Services Administration Center (HASA Center) is moving next month and providing very little notice to its clients. Located at 94 Flatbush Avenue, the...

Man Hit By Q Train This Morning At DeKalb

FORT GREENE - Train service was delayed this morning after a 29-year-old man was hit by a southbound Q train from the DeKalb station platform around 9:45 am. He was taken to Methodist Hospital in...

See Illuminated Art Installation Honoring BRIC’s 40th Anniversary At Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK - In honor of BRIC's 40-year milestone, the media organization commissioned the New York-based Peruvian artist Grimanesa Amorós to create a monumental light installation. Inspired by the shape of Prospect Park's Bandshell and...

Weekend Art Events: June 22-24 (DreamStreet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Dream Abundantly & More)

There's something for everyone this weekend—as you'll see from our massive list of events—from Shakespeare, musicals, funny drawings, live figure drawing, a queer art party, the Central Brooklyn Arts & Culture Walk, and so...

District 15 middle schools may eliminate academic “screening” in effort to integrate

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat PARK SLOPE - In a Brooklyn district where middle schools are sharply divided by race and class, a radical recommendation to spur integration has emerged: eliminating selective admissions all together. After a...

Food & Drink

Have a Taste of Fifth

Park Slope 5th Avenue’s A TASTE OF FIFTH Festival Celebrates 5th Avenue's Fabulous Restaurant Scene Eat, Drink, Dance - and Help 15 Brooklyn Charities It always sells out...

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