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Bay Ridge: It’s a tree-for-all! Comment
Music: It’s been a hell of a ride! Comment
Art: He’s not thrown away his shots! Comments (3)

It’s time to stop buying bottled water

Rhymes with Crazy: You know, it costs a lot to put that stuff in bottles. Comments (7)

Graffiti springs up in Marine Park

Letters: For the past few years our little enclave in Marine Park has been plagued with graffiti. It seems all too apparent that the police have little interest in halting this crime even though many of the stores along Avenue S have video surveillance. Comment
Editor’s Picks: We’ve got a folk festival, adorable dogs, drag queens, and George Takei! Oh myyyyy! Brooklyn is the place to be! Comment

Bay Ridge goes Broadway!

Bay Ridge Nights: The Great White Way is coming to Bay Ridge! Comment
Bay Ridge: Come plant your idea in the heads of the Shore Road Park designers. Comment
Coney Island: 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
They’re making waves over the city’s new ferry system. Comments (7)
Mill Basin: Talk about missed connections. Comment

Bay Ridge pol enters race for mayor

Party Line: Another Republican mayoral candidate just threw her hat in the ring. Comment

Sanctuary borough: DA aims to protect immigrants from deportation

Courts: The District Attorney’s office is launching a new policy aimed at helping immigrants convicted of low-level offenses avoid deportation. Comments (6)
Digital editions: We just watched that movie with Samberg. Not the best, but we love that title. It’s kind of like “Keep hustilin’, Brooklyn!” Read more…
Bridge ‘Park’: More watchdog groups have a seat at the table — well, kind of. Comments (2)
Clinton Hill: The local panel may have punted its chance to have a say on the 10-story structure Monday night. Comments (18)
Dyker Heights: Call this deal a fallen angel. Comment
Park Slope: Mayor DeBlasio will bring a 250-bed homeless shelter to the greater Park Slope area as the city prepares to end the its dealings with a Gowanus Super 8 hotel currently providing refuge for 172 dispossessed locals. Comments (12)
Boro of Nerds: How much cheaper can the rent be? Comments (1)

Honoring Mother Earth at the Salt Marsh Nature Center

Marine Park: It was fun, rain or shine! Comment
Dance: It’s the cutting edge of comedy! Comment

High times! Radio listeners get a dose of Gersh and Vince on pot

Podcast: Jake Plowden and Leland Radovanic of the Cannabis Cultural Association explain their plans to get black folks making money in the soon-to-be legal pot industry! Comments (1)

Build tiny houses, not greenways

Not for Nuthin’: 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.” Comment

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

Downtown: 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

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

Searching for offense: Cosmos attack comes up short against Jacksonville

Coney Island: 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
DUMBO: A visit to this Dumbo office building owned by Jared Kushner makes it easy to see why you would want to work at Etsy, and not just because of the free bagels. Comments (10)

Volunteers beautify Marine Park for Earth Day

Marine Park: It was like a spa day for Mother Earth! Comment

Bay Improvement Group hands out annual awards!

Sheepshead Bay: They were all BIG winners! Comment
Crown Heights: This nursing home has so many centenarians, they have to share a birthday cake! Comments (1)

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
Gowanus: A fire erupted on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway near Gowanus after a tractor-trailer driver collided with a car on Friday afternoon. Comments (2)
Brooklyn Heights: Call it a b-earth day party! Comment
High School Sports: 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

Sandy victims plagued with problems four years later

Gerritsen Beach: 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: Their congressman wouldn’t hold a town hall to talk about the issues, so his constituents did. Comments (15)

Two explosions rock Sunset Park


Two explosions rock Sunset Park

Sunset Park: An underground fire caused two manhole blasts on a residential street. Comments (4)
Clinton Hill: Residents claim the new building on Quincy Street will block views, bring traffic, and encourage other developers to build big. Comments (14)
It’s the best of boat worlds! Comments (9)
Awesome: You can cross this bridge when you get to it. Comments (6)
Crown Heights: Developers seeking to build two controversial towers a stone’s throw from the Brooklyn Botanic Garden pulled their application for a zoning variance hours before Community Board 9’s Land Use Committee was expected to decide on the matter. Comments (32)

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