Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor threat of deportation will stay this pizza delivery man from his appointed rounds. Comment
It was the Summer Stroll’s swan song for the season. Comment
An all-kid cast will stage at head-banging production of the musical “School of Rock” at Fort Hamilton Army Base this weekend. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

Sheepshead Bay ►Video

Voorhies Avenue arson trial reveals dramatic tale of blaze

Sheepshead Bay ►Video

Voorhies Avenue arson trial reveals dramatic tale of blaze

The testimony in the arson-conspiracy trial for a massive 2016 inferno in Sheepshead Bay has brought allegations of illegal gambling and mob violence, but also a tale of heroism on that hellish night. Comment
A Brooklynite with a love for blades turned his hobby into a full-time job teaching others how to make swords and other hand-crafted sharp objects at his studio in Red Hook. Comment

Shaking up theater

Brooklyn’s coolest Shakespeare event is not happening in the parks. Instead, it is in the air-conditioned black box of the Brick in Williamsburg, at the “Shakespeare in the Theater” festival. Comment

Come rain or shine: East Flatbush residents celebrate annual Family Day

Not even rain could dampen this fun! Comment

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Brooklynites already lamenting the fast-approaching end of summer have even less reason to look forward to fall because officials are hiking fees for metered parking across the city, beginning in Kings County on Sept. 4. Comments (2)
Coney Island

Coney Island man indicted for defrauding refugees

A Coney Island man who allegedly bilked at least $30,000 from refugees by filing dozens of fraudulent asylum applications while posing as an immigrant assistance service provider was indicted on 21 counts of fraud and grand larceny in Brooklyn Supreme Court on Aug. 8. Comment
He’s getting the bands back together. Comment
The former commander of the base, Col. Peter Sicoli, handed over command to Col. Andrew S. Zieseniss. Comment

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