Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018


What to read this week

Brooklyn booksellers give their top picks. Comment

Friday, Feb. 23, 2018


Flatbush man pleads guilty to trying to join ISIS

A Flatbush man pleaded guilty to providing support to ISIS on Feb. 16. Comment
Bay Ridge

NYPD to bring neighborhood policing to two Southern Brooklyn precincts

The Police Department will start a neighborhood policing program within the next few months in the 68th and 62nd precincts — which include Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bath Beach, and Bensonhurst — Councilman Justin Brannan (D–Bay Ridge) announced on Feb. 21. Comment
Brooklyn Heights

On brand: Exhibit celebrates the business of Brooklyn

They’re putting the brands back together! This exhibit, put together for the 100th anniversary of the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, opens to the public today. Comment

Gowanus man arrested for allegedly having sex with, beating teen girl

Cops busted a 49-year-old Gowanus man who allegedly had sex with a 15-year-old girl — twice — and beat her at his 14th Street home last year. Comment
Bay Ridge Nights

The Bay Ridge Nights are packed!

Get concerts, culture, and comedy in the Ridge! Comment

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

Marine Park

Dog whistle: City hasn’t heard calls for dog run in Marine Park

These Marine Park dog owners are barking up the wrong tree. Comments (1)
Gov. Cuomo did not authorize a method to streamline the city-led reconstruction of the Brooklyn–Queens Expressway’s deteriorating triple cantilever in his second go at the state budget, sending local lawmakers in Albany back to square one in their fight to allow the design-build process. Comment
Warm up to winter in the Ridge! Comment
Party Line

’Tis the season for Democratic challengers

An upstart challenger is mounting a serious campaign to oust long-time Rep. Yvette Clarke (D–Flatbush), having already raised about a quarter of the incumbent’s cash on hand. Comment
Standing O

Con Ed analyst wins award for tech advances

Con Edison senior planning analyst Andrew Reid won a prestigious energy industry award for his work researching and deveoping microgrid networks. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Canarsie residents will finally have a chance to hear directly from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority how it proposes to accommodate L-train riders during the 18 months the so-called Canarsie Tunnel that links it to Manhattan will be shut down for repairs, when authority reps present its plans and take local’s questions at the Community Board 18 meeting on Feb. 21. Comment
The city is finally scuttling late-night party-boat cruises in Sheepshead Bay, banning so-called “booze cruises” from casting off after 11 pm, according to a Parks Department. Comments (1)

Man shot in Flatlands


Man shot in Flatlands

A man was shot on E. 37th Street while getting out of his car on Feb. 19, according to police. Comments (1)
Fort Greene

Joan of arts: Singer curates a women’s music series

These musicians are hip! Comment

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