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
NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) staff presented plans for seven new Citi Bike [https://www.citibikenyc.com/] stations between Bay Ridge and Sunset Park during a Community Board 10 transportation committee meeting on January 26. Map of planned Citi Bike stations in Community Board 10. By DOT, from Community Board
MIDWOOD – Within the 70th precinct, which contains Midwood, Fiske Terrace, Ditmas Park, and Prospect Park South, there is someone who has been robbing folks in Midwood since late November. All of the attacks take place in elevators, all target men, and all involving the display of a knife. https://bklyner.
Angel Guardian Home. (Photo via Angel Guardian Home Facebook)DYKER HEIGHTS – The Angel Guardian Home, a century-old former orphanage, has officially been landmarked and is the first historic landmark in Dyker Heights. “Although the Angel Guardian Home sits just outside the borders of my council district, preserving this building has
It took over 4 hours to battle the five-alarm fire. (Photo: FDNY)DYKER HEIGHTS – A five-alarm fire ripped through three homes late Saturday night, injuring 12 firefighters and displacing families. On Saturday, September 12, just before midnight, a fire blazed through 1330 74th Street and then spread to the two
Photo by David von Diemar [https://unsplash.com/@davidvondiemar?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] on Unsplash [https://unsplash.com/s/photos/police-tape?utm_source=unsplash&utm_medium=referral&utm_content=creditCopyText] DYKER HEIGHTS – A 33-year-old man was shot and killed in his vehicle early Saturday evening.
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
A protestor and counter-protestor clashing. (Photo via Rathkopf Photos, with permission.)BAY RIDGE/DYKER HEIGHTS – On Sunday, dozens of people decided to march for Blue Lives Matter in Bay Ridge in support of the NYPD. Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, who was leading Saturday’s protest, told the Staten Island Advance [https:
Assembly Member Mathylde Frontus and volunteers help distribute meals to seniors in Coney Island. (Photo via Rathkopf Photography, [https://www.rathkopf.com/] with permission)SOUTHERN BROOKLYN – On Friday, March 20, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the ‘NYS on PAUSE’ executive order. [https://www.governor.ny.gov/news/governor-cuomo-signs-new-york-state-pause-executive-order] All non-essential businesses
The back entrance of PS229 in Dyker Heights, on Bay 7 Street and Benson Avenue. Rachel Baron/Bklyner.DYKER HEIGHTS — Mornings at the intersection of 14th and Benson Avenues are hectic and dangerous for students attending PS229 in Dyker Heights. In the morning, during drop-off, city buses and school buses
Dyker Heights Lights. Leonardo March/Bklyner.DYKER HEIGHTS — Just days after New Yorkers were finishing the last bites of their Thanksgiving leftovers, the holiday spirit was lighting up in Dyker Heights. In what has become a seasonal tradition, [/brooklyn-christmas-tree-lightings/] residents decorated their front yards with intricate installations of lights, gigantic
Rep. Yvette Clarke speaks at the press conference (Image by Sam Raskin/ Bklyner) LOWER MANHATTAN — Local politicians on Friday instructed New Yorkers to be ready for more immigration raids ahead of the weekend and blasted the Trump administration for ordering them. “We are here today to say that we must
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerDYKER HEIGHTS – After the vicinity of 10th and 11th Avenues from 65th to 85th Streets saw three car crashes in three hours last weekend, the community is demanding life-saving traffic measures. “We are urging, pleading, demanding the Department of Transportation (DOT) finish the traffic study they’ve