Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Dining: Guyana’s favorite food is in stock. Comments (2)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Friday, May 25, 2018

Surreal song: Experimental musical screens at Brooklyn Film Festival

Cinema: This is a silver screen extravaganza. Comment

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Cinema: This summer’s “Movies With a View’ series in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be a feast of female filmmakers! The eight-week series of outdoor films will launch on July 12 with the New York City comedy “Desperately Seeking Susan,” directed by Susan Seidelman, and will continue with seven more movies directed by women. Comments (3)
Greenpoint: Young scholars at a Greenpoint elementary school recently completed a weeks’ worth of events that taught them how a simple hello can go a long way toward stopping gun violence in classrooms, according to a mom who helped put together the preventative programming. Comments (9)

Police cuff man suspected of sexually abusing 5-year-old

Crown Heights: Cops busted a 26-year-old man for allegedly sexually abusing a 5-year-old girl in Crown Heights. Comments (1)

Now she’s pissed about where she raised her kids

Fearless Parenting: Maybe Stephanie should have brought them up in the suburbs? Comments (3)
Williamsburg: A 2007 graduate of Williamsburg’s Harry Van Arsdale High School is serving aboard one of the United States Navy’s newest ships. Comment
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Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Growing up: Botanic Garden will transform overlooked ‘Overlook’ into inviting incline

Prospect Heights: Brooklyn Botanic Garden leaders are sprucing up a hill overlooking the sprawling flower bed that will give visitors a new reason to get high in the green space, according to its president. Comments (19)

Puddle puzzle: City points fingers instead of fixing flooding outside Terrace subway station

Windsor Terrace: City officials are passing the buck when it comes to who is responsible for fixing infrastructure that floods outside a Windsor Terrace subway station, where straphangers had to cross a makeshift brick footbridge when a massive pool formed inside the hub itself last week. Comments (1)
Flatbush: A state pol spearheading the push to create a Little Haiti in Kings County brought the cultural district closer to fruition on Friday at a rally within her proposed enclave that celebrated Haitian Flag Day and the unveiling of a street co-named for a Haitian revolutionary. Comments (5)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Cleaning Our Waterways: City engineers must rip up their plans for a new water-filtration facility called a headhouse and its adjacent public space on the Gowanus Canal, according to many Gowanusaurs, who blasted the recently proposed scheme as ill-conceived. Comments (7)
Fuzzy Brooklyn: A strain of canine influenza that’s infected more than a dozen Kings County canines in recent weeks will only get worse before it gets better, according to a city vet. Comments (5)

Temporary home: Sunset Park’s interim library opens doors to patrons

Sunset Park: This library is turning over a new page. Comments (2)

Monday, May 21, 2018

CB2 sets secret ‘emergency meeting’ amidst prolonged absences of chairwoman, top staffer

Downtown: Community Board 2 is rudderless after the weeks-long, open-ended absences of its chairwoman and district manager, and lesser board leaders set a closed-door “emergency meeting” for next week that attendees are completely in the dark about. Comments (4)

Eye on Ninth

Ninth Street redesign coming in June, officials say

Blind Spots: City transit leaders will unveil their plan to make Ninth Street safer in June, two months later than promised after a driver hit five people — killing two kids and a pregnant mother’s unborn baby — crossing the road at Fifth Avenue in March. Comments (8)
Gowanus: New York’s Bravest forced roughly 20 Gowanusaurs to evacuate their homes after a vacant Ninth Street building partially collapsed on May 17. Comments (1)

Friday, May 18, 2018

River of Tears: The city must install barriers stronger than paint to protect all of the cyclists expected to pedal along Grand Street on their way to and from Manhattan during the shutdown of the L train’s East River tunnel, cyclists demanded at a Wednesday public meeting about the closure, which is less then a year away. Comments (32)

The Paper on politics

Brooklyn Heights: Public Advocate Tish James, a Brooklynite and lawyer who formerly represented Fort Greene as councilwoman, announced her campaign to become New York State’s next attorney general at a rally on Wednesday. Comments (7)

Long-time Ridge activist and former Council candidate leaving boro

Bay Ridge: Bay Ridge political activist Rev. Khader El-Yateem — who narrowly lost his bid for the neighborhood’s Council seat to Councilman Justin Brannan in last September’s Democratic primary — is trading the County of Kings for the Sunshine State. Comments (1)

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