65 F
New York
Saturday, June 23, 2018

Latest in Southern Brooklyn:

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...

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...

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...

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...

“The World Needs More Heroes” — What An Actual Summer Camp Teaches Kids

PROSPECT PARK - Crystal Bobb-Semple, known as Persephone, is the founder of Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp based on the Percy Jackson books for kids who have big imaginations. We spoke on a hot...

Four schools will pilot kosher and halal school lunches next year

CENTRAL BROOKLYN - Parents across Brooklyn have been working for years with local schools to make school lunches available to their children who follow kosher or halal diets at home. We wrote back in...

“The Kitchen” Filming Through Friday in Gravesend, “Crashing” in Ditmas Park

The mob drama called "The Kitchen" is filming around Avenue U, 86th, West 12th - a number of blocks have been blocked off by the cones in the area. Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss,...

Foodtown on Stillwell Avenue Opens on Friday

Gravesend - Another grocery store is opening this week - this one at 1949 Stillwell Avenue between Avenues S and T on June 22nd, bringing back a grocery store to the spot where Scaturro's used to...

Food & Drink

Police & Fire

Real Estate

City Agents Duck the ‘Billion Dollar Mystery’

MARINE PARK – City officials fell short on answers yesterday in response to what some Marine Park community members are calling  “a billon dollar...