Happy St. Patrick's Day! Brooklyn's celebratory parade will be this Sunday at 12:30 pm, starting by the Bartel-Pritchard square (Park Slope/Windsor Terrace). The NYC Half Marathon will take over until 4 pm on the other side of the park. Politics & Crime * Retired officer Kruythoff Forrester was accused of
Politics * Comptroller Tom DiNapoli is investigating 82 payments, totaling almost $200,000, to Excelsior Waste and Recycling LLC, a company founded by former Bensonhurst Assemblymember Peter Abbate's staffer Joseph Brady, who led an upstate biker gang while serving as Abbate's top legislative aide, THE CITY reports. * Councilmember Ari Kagan was
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The subway shooting in Sunset Park that injured over 20 people [https://bklyner.com/subway-terror-in-sunset-park/] was the biggest thing that happened in Brooklyn this week. Thankfully, no one died, and the shooter was apprehended the next day [https://nypost.com/2022/04/13/brooklyn-shooting-suspect-frank-james-in-police-custody/] . But yesterday, just around 5:30
Good evening, and Mubarak Eid al-Adha [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eid_al-Adha]. What better excuse to treat yourself than NYC Restaurant week. This year 46 Brooklyn restaurants [https://www.nycgo.com/restaurant-week/?neighborhood=bay-ridge,bedford-stuyvesant,boerum-hill,bushwick,cobble-hill,crown-heights,downtown-brooklyn,fort-greene,gowanus,gravesend,park-slope,prospect-heights,sunset-park,williamsburg,windsor-terrace,east-williamsburg&