Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018

Coney Island

High-school teacher arrested on child-porn charges

A public high-school teacher from Coney Island was arrested and charged with five counts of sexual exploitation of a child in federal court on Sept. 19. Comment
Party Line

Race is on: Several Bklyn pols floated to succeed James as Public Advocate

Letitia “Tish” James is likely to become the state’s first black attorney general following her Democratic primary win last week, and a handful of local lawmakers are reportedly ready to step into her citywide watchdog role if she does. Comment
Marine Park

DA: Local cop and his wife stole thousands by impersonating dead relative

A Brooklyn cop and his wife face up to 25 years in prison for using the officer’s mother’s identity to steal upwards of $360,000 from financial companies and the federal government after she died in 2016, according to an indictment District Attorney Eric Gonzalez filed in Supreme Court on Tuesday. Comment
They’re jazzing up the folk festival. Comment
If you see a dozen people wandering through Dumbo looking lost, best not to talk to them. They might follow you home. Comment
Congratulations to state Sen. Velmanette Montgomery (D-Fort Greene), who has been recognized as the Seventh Annual Atlantic Avenue Ambassador award recipient at the 44th Annual Atlantic AnticTM Festival. Comment

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

A Flatlands man was charged in federal court on Sept. 18 with intentionally setting the fire that ripped through the Kings Plaza parking garage the day before. Comment
Preservationists including legendary folk singer Joan Baez succeeded in saving a pair of Carroll Gardens buildings the musician’s family once lived and worked in when officials named the properties as city landmarks on Tuesday. Comment
It’s black and it’s beautiful. Comment

Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

It doesn’t look like an accident. Comment
They have been Active a long time. Comment

Show’s over: Downtown TKTS booth quietly closes

Local theater-lovers now have to schlep across the East River to score half-price tickets for Broadway plays after Brooklyn’s lone TKTS window closed earlier this month with no grand finale. Comment
Marine Park

House of histories

Marine Park

House of histories

There’s a Lott to see inside! Comment

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