Join us in welcoming a new birria truck, several new pizzerias, and a new Brooklyn home for a Manhattan favorite. Sadly, we say goodbye to two Park Slope spots this week. As always, let us know if we’ve missed anything [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeHXqIQrTLCPeA3dvDaAHHsm5HeU8F7gfZnscBK337wqaY6Xg/viewform?
Council Member Alan Maisel In His District – John McCarten/NYC CouncilSouthern Brooklyn is facing a historic moment. Our residents and small businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic. Now, President Biden’s stimulus will bring billions of dollars to the City. Facing such crisis and opportunity, we need experienced,
Our next holiday is right around the corner, and we have suggestions for everything from chocolate eggs and bunnies to marzipan lambs, and classic Easter brunch or dinner. Also, check out our list [/easter-egg-hunt-brooklyn-2020/] of the traditional Easter Egg Hunts happening around the borough this week. Candy and Pastries Buttermilk
Last week’s rally. Courtesy of Jimmy LiBrooklyn’s elected officials and community leaders reacted with sadness, frustration and anger after news broke that multiple spas in the Atlanta area were targeted in shootings [https://www.nytimes.com/2021/03/17/us/atlanta-shooting-spa.html] on Tuesday that claimed the lives
Brittany Ramos DeBarros (Image: Campaign)Representative Nicole Malliotakis has been in Congress for less than two months. But she’s already facing a progressive challenge for her seat. Brittany Ramos DeBarros [https://www.brittanyforcongress.org/], a 32-year-old Army veteran who spent a year in Afghanistan, announced on Thursday that she
A line forms outside Masbia’s Borough Park location in May 2020. (Image: Alexander Rapaport/Masbia)Masbia, the Borough Park-based soup kitchen and food pantry network [https://www.masbia.org/] that distributes kosher hot meals and emergency food packages, announced yesterday it would double the size of its Brooklyn locations.
A fire destroyed the Bensonhurst home of a half dozen delivery cyclists and other immigrant workers. | Ben Fractenberg/THE CITYBy Claudia Irizarry Aponte, THE CITY. This article was originally published [https://www.thecity.nyc/brooklyn/2021/1/27/22253511/deliveristas-bensonhurst-community-rallies] by THE CITY [https://www.thecity.nyc/] After a Monday
The front of Food Universe Marketplace. Salma Elazab/BklynerEarlier this week Bensonhurst welcomed another supermarket. Food Universe Marketplace opened at 1982-84 86th street, on the corner of 86th and 20th avenue, right by the 20th Ave D train station, on January 11, 2021. Food Universe Marketplace right next to the
Assemblyman William Colton. Zainab Iqbal/BklynerIn the lead-up to New York’s state primary election on June 23rd, most Brooklynites were focused on the several close races for State Senate and Assembly seats or on whether the Board of Elections could handle a surge in mail-in ballots [https://www.nytimes.
A fallen tree in Bensonhurst after Hurricane Sandy hit the city. (Photo via Mike/Flickr Creative Commons) [https://flic.kr/p/dq1M8J]BROOKLYN – Today marks eight years since Hurricane Sandy crashed into New York City’s shoreline. It caused 43 deaths and $19 billion in widespread devastation. [http://www.nyc.
Yesterday, October 1, the Health Department issued a new Commissioner’s Order [https://www1.nyc.gov/assets/doh/downloads/pdf/covid/covid-19-closure-authorization-order.pdf] giving city agencies the power to issue closure orders to businesses for repeat non-compliance with State and local COVID-19 health and safety requirements. There are now 11
Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the Jewish Community Council of Greater Coney Island to pack food packages for senior citizens ahead of Rosh Hashanah, on Tuesday, September 15, 2020. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography OfficeThis summer, much of Southern Brooklyn defied COVID-19 related rules, and a lot of life went on
Ed Reed/Mayoral Photography OfficeFollowing the closure of two Yeshivas [/two-yeshivas-shut-down-amid-coronavirus-spike-in-southern-brooklyn/] (undisclosed) by the City’s Department of Health (DOH) over COVID-19 spread, officials inform that “regular inspections of all non-public schools within these clusters and their adjacent zip codes” will start tomorrow, and the city will be increasing enforcement
BAY RIDGE/CONEY ISLAND – Last Thursday night some 60 residents Zoomed into the Southern Brooklyn Community Roundtable on School Reopening, organized by Assemblywoman Mathylde Frontus (AD46, Coney Island, Dyker Heights and parts of Bay Ridge). The event offered those present – mainly parents and educators from School Districts 20 and 21
District 20 Outgoing Superintendent Carina Kostantino with schoolchildren [https://www.facebook.com/CECDistrict20/photos/a.1217949231635561/1217953831635101/?type=1&theater] ., via CEC20 Facebook page.BAY RIDGE – On Friday, it was revealed that Superintendent Karina Costantino of District 20 (D20) will be retiring, effective Monday, August 31st. The announcement was made