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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Coney Island

City task force urges FEMA to help faith groups recover from Sandy

A city task force is calling on Congress to amend the legislation governing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to make houses of worship eligible for federal recovery funds. Comment
Mill Basin

MTA moved bus stops without warning: CB18

Talk about missed connections. Comment
Party Line

Bay Ridge pol enters race for mayor

Another Republican mayoral candidate just threw her hat in the ring. Comment
Courts

Sanctuary borough: DA aims to protect immigrants from deportation

The District Attorney’s office is launching a new policy aimed at helping immigrants convicted of low-level offenses avoid deportation. Comment
Nightlife

Your guide to celebrating Cinco de Mayo without getting a hangover

It’s not drinko de Mayo! Comment

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dyker Heights

Catholic Charities balks at buying Angel Guardian Home

Call this deal a fallen angel. Comment

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Prospect Heights

Live by the sword: Samurai group fights demons at Japanese festival

It’s the cutting edge of comedy! Comment
Marine Park

Honoring Mother Earth at the Salt Marsh Nature Center

It was fun, rain or shine! Comment
Not for Nuthin’

Build tiny houses, not greenways

According to the Coalition for the Homeless, the number of homeless individuals and families has “reached the highest levels since the Great Depression of the 1930s.” Comments (1)
Borough-wide

In your corner: Brooklyn boxer honored for work in community

Brownsville native Daniel Jacobs is a star in the boxing ring, but he’s also determined to be a better person out of it, giving back to the community that shaped him. Comment
Coney Island

Searching for offense: Cosmos attack comes up short against Jacksonville

The Cosmos offense struggled once again at MCU Park on April 22, struggling to find the net as the squad drew 1–1 with Jacksonville Armada FC. Comment
Downtown

Brooklyn’s best battle at Barclays: Hitchins, Serrano notch in-ring victories

Richardson Hitchins improved to 2–0 in the ring, while Amanda Serrano made history at Barclays Center on April 22, stepping up in front of the hometown crowd at Barclays Center. Comment

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Transit

Street surfing: Internet-equipped buses hit Brooklyn streets

Talk about high-speed internet! Comments (4)
Marine Park

Volunteers beautify Marine Park for Earth Day

It was like a spa day for Mother Earth! Comment
Sheepshead Bay

Bay Improvement Group hands out annual awards!

They were all BIG winners! Comment
Red Hook

Get out of your tiny apartment for this show!

Good things can come in small packages. Comment
Borough-wide

Telecom takeover: Yellowjackets cruise to win over Grand Street

The Telecom softball team got a complete-roster effort on April 20, grabbing an 18–6 victory over Grand Street Campus. Comment
High School Sports

Super Nova: Poly senior lifts Blue Devils to win over Fieldston

Poly Prep senior Nova Stoller connected on the game-winner in the bottom of the sixth, giving the Blue Devils a 5–4 victory over their Ivy League rivals. Comment

Monday, April 24, 2017

Gerritsen Beach

Sandy victims plagued with problems four years later

Gerritsen Beachers still recovering from Hurricane Sandy railed against the city during a town hall at PS 277 on April 6 about bureaucratic hang-ups preventing them from finally moving back into their homes more than four years later. Comment
Bay Ridge

Bay Ridgites host town hall for Donovan — who didn’t show

Their congressman wouldn’t hold a town hall to talk about the issues, so his constituents did. Comments (3)
Fort Greene

A toast to cheer: David Byrne to lecture on why we should be cheerful

Cheer up and hear all about it. Comment
Fort Greene

A House united: Band at BAM combines jazz, rock, and world music

They are international Waters! Comment

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