Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerMIDWOOD – Last night was the vigil for 10-year-old Enzo Farachio [/enzo-farachio/]. He was killed by a driver while waiting at the bus stop on his way home from school two days ago. Yesterday, the community mourned. It was supposed to rain all throughout the day yesterday, September
Thomas and Lennie. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)COBBLE HILL – The first thing one notices when approaching Thomas DeVito is a beautiful Jindo-mix puppy named Lennie who, much like her owner, doesn’t like to sit still. DeVito is the Director of Advocacy at Transportation Alternatives, an organization [https://www.transalt.
NYC Council Member Brad Lander, Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and safe streets advocates rallied outside City Hall on Tuesday for legislation that would make city streets safer by getting the most dangerous drivers off the roads. > We’re on the steps of City Hall with @bradlander [https://twitter.com/bradlander?
Families for Safe Streets. (Photo: Zainab Iqbal/Bklyner)BOROUGH HALL – “Traffic crashes do not discriminate by religion, race, age, sex, political affiliation, or neighborhood,” Devan Sipher, a member of Families for Safe Streets [https://www.transalt.org/familiesforsafestreets] said. The first thing one noticed when entering the Borough Hall yesterday,
PARK SLOPE – Deputy Mayor Laura Anglin visited Park Slope Thursday morning to join Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Council Member Brad Lander, senior NYC DOT officials, and transportation advocates for a walkthrough of the 9th Street Vision Zero safety redesign. NYC DOT Brooklyn Borough Commissioner Keith Bray previews the 9th
Photo: Zainab Iqbal/BklynerGRAVESEND – With a program for speed cameras outside schools set to expire on July 25, Council Member Mark Treyger, along with Transportation Alternatives [https://www.transalt.org/], Families for Safe Streets [https://www.transalt.org/familiesforsafestreets], and the Department of Education, are calling on state senators to
BUSHWICK – Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams will be joining Families for Safe Streets [https://www.facebook.com/NYCSafeStreets/], Transportation Alternatives [https://www.facebook.com/TransportationAlternatives/], and community members for a march this afternoon to honor 4-year old Luz Gonzalez [/bushwick-hit-and-run-kills-4-year-old-girl-injures-mother/] who was killed by a motorist in Bushwick on Sunday,
Following the tragic death this Monday of a bicyclist by an out-of-control driver [/blog/crime/cyclist-killed-by-out-of-control-suv-near-barclays-center-early-monday-morning] who also hit two cars before being stopped by metal bollards in front of the Atlantic Terminal entrance, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is calling for safe streets for all through more traffic mitigation
Clinton Hill is kicking up the fall heat with a Habanero Festival at a garden at the corner of Waverly and Myrtle Avenues. Neighbors are asked to bring their favorite pepper-infused dishes to share. (Photo by Virginia Parrott)Looking for something to spice up your weekend? Maybe an end-of-season Habanero