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! Comment
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 (2)
Park Slope: Park Slope is juicing up! Comments (3)
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 (1)
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 (23)
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 (12)

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

37th annual Mermaid Parade floods Coney Island

Coney Island: Call it the People’s Parade Ground! Comments (2)

Police recover noose found outside Crown Heights church

Crown Heights: Police were searching for a suspect who they say left a noose outside of a Crown Heights church on June 22, according to authorities. Comments (11)

Update: Cops arrest suspect in connection with shooting of 11-year-old boy in Crown Heights

Crown Heights: Police arrested a man for allegedly shooting an 11-year-old boy and a 31-year-old man in Crown Heights on June 20, according to authorities. Comments (19)

Cops searching for missing Seagate teen

Sea Gate: Cops are searching for a Seagate teenager who has been missing since June 21. Comment

Cops cuff Bed-Stuy man who allegedly masturbated in front of women in Queens

Detectives picked up a Brooklyn man who allegedly pleasured himself in front of two women in separate incidents on Howard Beach weeks ago, prosecutors announced on June 21. Comments (1)

Fontbonne Hall Academy toasts another successful season

Standing O: Call it tee work! Comment
A whimsical, early 20th century low-scale holdout may soon disappear from the increasingly tower-filled skyline of Downtown Brooklyn. Comments (4)

Cops investigating death of 2-week-old infant in East New York

The East New York community is reeling from a tragedy on Monday, after a 2-week-old Brooklyn baby died at his home, according to authorities. Comments (7)

City to install bike lanes in Dyker Heights despite community board’s objections

Dyker Heights: City officials ignored a Dyker Heights community board’s rejection of a network of bike lanes proposed for the area, and have decided to implement the paths over the civic group’s objections. Comments (37)

A cheer thing: Sunset Park sculptor builds imaginary cheerleading equipment

Art: Two-four-six-eight! It’s work we should appreciate! Comment

Music of the sea: The best summer concerts in Coney Island

Music: Summer is here, and Coney Island is heating up with live music performances of all genres! Here are 10 concerts by the beach you should be sure to sea! Comments (3)
Newer Stories

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: