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It’s time to scoot over Brooklyn! Comments (6)

Big success: Pint-sized artists’ work displayed in Times Square

Standing O: Three cheers for the eight Kings County kids who got to see their personal artwork displayed on the Times Square jumbotron from June 18 to 24, in a project that showed kids there’s no limit to what they can achieve with a paintbrush, according to one artist. Comment
Event: It will be a blast! Comment
Mill Basin: And you thought FIFA was dirty! Comment
Greenpoint: Manhattan building firm Park Tower Group is developing a massive half-mile stretch of waterfront, dubbed “Greenpoint Landing,” along the shoulder of Brooklyn’s northern-most nabe, in a project that promises great views of Manhattan, along with coastal strolls along the East River — and the fetid Newtown Creek! Comments (3)
Sheepshead Bay: It was quite a day to celebrate summer by the bay! Comment
Councilwoman Farah Louis handily fended off seven challengers to her City Council seat in the Democratic primary on June 25. Comments (4)
Park Slope: Park Slope is juicing up! Comments (6)
Fort Greene: Brooklynites gathered for some communal paint by numbers at Atlantic Terminal Mall on June 22, where the shopping center invited locals to fill in a new mural by famed Brooklyn artist Patrick Dougher with vibrant colors. Comments (11)
Coney Island: Community leaders, elected officials, and medical professionals gathered Sunday to celebrate the opening of a new Coney Island healthcare facility on Stilwell Avenue, which offers primary care and internal medicine service, along with psychiatric therapy. Comment

Turkish delight: Sultan Room and Turk’s Inn opening in Bushwick

Nightlife: It’s got Room to move! Comment

Old souls: Youngsters awarded for essays on seniors

Standing O: These youngsters are feeling old! Comment
Downtown: A Downtown Brooklyn resident and popular YouTube personality was found dead on Monday, just a few days after posting a disturbing online video and then vanishing, police confirmed. Comment
Canarsie: A 33-year-old Queens motorcyclist died in a brutal crash in Canarsie Monday night, according to authorities. Comments (25)
Downtown: More than a dozen pre-schoolers graduated from a Downtown school for the blind on June 21. Comment
A gunman struck a man in the head in a daylight shooting in Homecrest on June 23. Comment

Section of Mermaid Avenue renamed to honor Woody Guthrie

Coney Island: This land is his land! Comments (13)
Op-Ed: We’ve all been there: Stuck in a crowded subway car due to “signal problems,” or sitting on a bus moving so slowly that you might as well have walked. Comments (13)

Coming full circle: Deno’s Wonder Wheel at 99

Coney Island: Big wheel keep on turning! Comment

Municipal Credit Union awards Brooklynite with college scholarship

Three cheers for Brooklynite Kristen Palmer, a graduating high-schooler who was recently awarded a $5,000 college scholarship! Comments (1)

Local construction worker honored as ‘Brooklyn Worker of the Month’

Three cheers for Michael Muir, a construction worker who was recently recognized by a nonprofit organization for his outstanding dedication to the job on June 11. Comment
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