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,
Assembly Member William ColtonAssembly Member William Colton is calling on southern Brooklyn residents to take to their cars to protest the conversion of a Gravesend schoolyard into a public park. In a strongly-worded press release [https://nyassembly.gov/mem/William-Colton/story/95130] sent Tuesday afternoon, Colton called on residents to
Here are the current applications open for the affordable housing lottery in Brooklyn. While most are not much less expensive than market-rate housing, there are a few worth applying to. To apply please click here [https://housingconnect.nyc.gov/PublicWeb/]. 885 Rogers Plaza, Flatbush via HPD Listing885 Rogers Plaza [https:
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.
At the press conference this morning. (Photo via Gounardes’ office)GRAVESEND – Elected officials and neighbors gathered outside the popular Very Juice cafe to denounce anti-Semitism after someone wrote a hateful message at the storefront yesterday. On Tuesday, October 27, someone wrote “Syrian Jew whores, Fuck you!” with a marker on
Maria Navarro (left) talks to neighbors. Natalie Peart/BklynerOn Tuesday evening, a small group of Coney Island and Gravesend residents met outside the Unknown Bikers Club located on Bowery Street to foster tolerance and understanding. Inspired by The Human Library [https://humanlibrary.org/about/] events in Denmark, organizers Reyna Gobel
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
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
Gaspar Avendaño-Hernández was released from ICE custody during the coronavirus outbreak. Photo: Courtesy of Cruz FamilyBy Claudia Irizarry Aponte, Originally published in THE CITY [https://thecity.nyc/2020/04/man-detained-by-ice-in-violent-raid-is-free-pending-hearing.html] on April 2, 2020 A Brooklyn man targeted in a February Immigration and Customs Enforcement raid in which he
Cats for adoption at Brooklyn Animal Action. Courtesy of Brooklyn Animal Action. If you’re considering fostering or adopting a cat right now, you’re not alone. Animal shelters and rescue organizations across the borough have seen a dramatic uptick in the number of foster and adoption applications since the
If you want to keep up to date with the City’s updates regarding coronavirus, text COVID to 692692. GRAVESEND — Residents of King David Nursing Home [https://www.kingdavidcenterrehab.com/?fbclid=IwAR3pWVfSuGwR16u2Azb5VEjDN5c4xZC-cyRg48akfTJuisNaae29rf-I6fU] on Cropsey Avenue have been exposed to coronavirus, COVID-19 [/first-case-of-coronavirus-in-nyc/], by a healthcare worker. Council Member Justin Brannan
Taquerias, in particular American taquerias, are places to not only have tacos, but a plethora of other dishes too – chilaquiles, eggs, tamales and tortas, to name a few. But not all taco shops are created equal. Taco shop offerings, from entrees to antojitos (small cravings) and tacos vary by region