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Cortelyou Road Retail Update – Madeline Takes Over And More

DITMAS PARK -- Last week we wrote about the closing of Brooklyn Industries on Cortelyou Road. A few weeks before that, Stems, the flower shop that resided at Sycamore bar relocated to Prospect Heights...

Police ID Pattern of Residential Bike Burglaries in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG - The NYPD has identified a pattern of bike burglaries from residential buildings in Williamsburg. A thief has been gaining access to the bike storage rooms of buildings in the vicinity of Berry and...

Woman’s Cellphone Snatched From Her Hand Onboard ‘Q’ Train

PARK SLOPE - Police are searching for the man seen in the below photos who they believe stole a commuter's cellphone on a subway last month. At approximately 10am on Tuesday, August 15, a man walked...

Delivery Bikes Stolen From Joe’s Pizza in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG - Police are looking for help identifying two men who stole delivery bikes and batteries from Joe’s Pizza at 216 Bedford Ave earlier this summer. At 5:30 in the morning of Friday, June 23,...

Man’s Car, Wallet, And Cellphone Stolen After He’s Choked Unconscious At Brooklyn Navy Yard

FORT GREENE - Police are searching for a man who choked a 62-year-old inside a restroom at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and then robbed him after the victim passed out. At approximately 10:20pm on Thursday,...

Mayor’s Promises To Sheepshead From Last Night’s Town Hall

The room for the town hall last night was packed to capacity and overflow was filling up as the Mayor took the microphone from Council Member Chaim Deutsch. He started the evening off with...

Pauline & Sharon’s Returns As A Burger Shack

SOUTH SLOPE - T.J. O'Connor has returned to the tiny storefront located at 597A 4th Avenue! As BKLYNER reported back in June, O'Connor shut down his popular pizza shop Pauline & Sharon's as a result...

One Week Later – Still No Traffic Safety Measures By PS889 / MS890

DITMAS PARK - School started last Thursday at PS889 / MS890 with hairy crossings, despite obvious issues, and angry parents, and so far there has been little good news to report. We noted that the...

Is #BrooklynPrime for Amazon HQ2?

BROOKLYN - Amazon.com is looking for somewhere to build its second home, HQ2, and many in Brooklyn think it would be a prime location for the online mega-retailer. Borough President Eric L. Adams and Brooklyn...

Real Estate Roundup: Grammable Pads

The power of social media is at the epicenter of America's body politic, but it can also serve as a gateway to refuge from the doldrums of the everyday grind. Put differently: Instagram isn't...

100% Affordable Caton Avenue Project Will Bring 255 New Units To Flatbush

FLATBUSH - The New York City Economic Development Corporation (EDC) filed construction documents this week for a 255-unit, 100% affordable rental development at 2119 Caton Avenue. BRP Companies, Urbane Development, and the Caribbean American Chamber of Commerce...

Citywide High School Fair This Weekend & Other Useful Info

Welcome to the school year!  If you have kids looking at starting Middle School and High School next year, you are probably bracing yourself for the circles of hell you'll travel through until March. This...

Design Revealed for 27-Story Williamsburg Rental

WILLIAMSBURG - Renderings were revealed this week for a new mixed-use rental high-rise to be constructed above the Lincoln Savings Bank in Williamsburg.   The 27-story building will have 218 units rental property, with office and...

1,000 FREE Bike Helmets To Be Given Away This Sunday

GRAVESEND PARK -- While it is perfectly legal to ride without a bike helmet if you are older than 13 in NYC, children are required to have helmets. In general, it's a good idea to...

1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 – This Morning’s Massive Delays Irk Commuters

BROOKLYN - A “rail condition” at the 50th Street MTA station caused extensive delays to the 1, 2, and 3 trains that rippled out to delay service on the 4 and 5, yet again...

Weekend Art Events: September 15-17 (En Vogue, Gorillaz Pop-Up, Festivals Galore & More)

So many festivals, so little time. This weekend hosts fests for books, photography, food, beer, autumn, avenues, and neighborhoods. Check out our packed list of things to do below and have a great weekend! Photoville When: Wednesday, September 13...

Eat & Drink

Cortelyou Road Retail Update – Madeline Takes Over And More

DITMAS PARK -- Last week we wrote about the closing of Brooklyn Industries on Cortelyou Road. A few weeks before that, Stems, the flower...

Police ID Pattern of Residential Bike Burglaries in Williamsburg

WILLIAMSBURG - The NYPD has identified a pattern of bike burglaries from residential buildings in Williamsburg. A thief has been gaining access to the bike...

Real Estate & Development

Is #BrooklynPrime for Amazon HQ2?

BROOKLYN - Amazon.com is looking for somewhere to build its second home, HQ2, and many in Brooklyn think it would be a prime location...

Interesting

Mayor’s Promises To Sheepshead From Last Night’s Town Hall

The room for the town hall last night was packed to capacity and overflow was filling up as the Mayor took the microphone from...

“En Garde!” Calling Young Musketeers This Summer

Does your child like sword fighting? Do they love Star Wars and lightsabers? At Brooklyn Bridge Fencing Club -- the best fencing club in Brooklyn --...