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Click on graphic to enlarge. Graphic by Ben Keel.Click on graphic to enlarge. This is post-dated to stay at the top of the blog. It will be updated as announced  Read more

It’s harder than ever to find bargains in Brooklyn’s property market, but bankruptcy auctions may be the exception. That, at least, is Urban Standard Capital’s hope. The investment firm paid  Read more

BUSHWICK – A 3-alarm fire tore through a vacant house on Halsey Street in Bushwick this morning, alarming residents and interrupting MTA bus service in the area. The FDNY responded  Read more

Home Buyers Workshop

Tuesday, October 24th , 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

First-time home buyers are

invited to attend the first in a series of free educational workshops about

purchasing a  Read more

Attorneys for NYPD Officer Wayne Isaacs argued in court on Monday that their client was justified in fatally shooting 37-year-old Delrawn Small in a Brooklyn intersection last July 4th because  Read more

SUNSET PARK – A 20,000-square-foot Japanese-themed food hall is slated to debut in Industry City‘s Building 4 next spring. Takuya Yoshida, who owns the Sunrise Mart Japanese grocery store chain  Read more

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he will push for “big changes” to the state loft law next year, something loft advocates say he failed to do during the most recent  Read more

RED HOOK – Few neighborhoods in Brooklyn were hit as hard by Superstorm Sandy as Red Hook. Below we talked to residents and businesses about then and now, and whether  Read more

CKO Kickboxing of Carroll Gardens''s co-owners Kelly Chiusano,  Kristine Simoneschi, and Adriana Di Dino If you have been looking to change up your regular workout routine without leaving the neighborhood, you might  Read more

EAST FLATBUSH – Junior troops of the Saint Vincent Ferrer Girl Scouts helped members of the Tilder Block Association plant over 1,000 flowering bulbs along East 31st and East 32nd  Read more

Netflix broke my heart last month when it ripped Friday Night Lights and 30 Rock from its streaming library, but luckily this month looks a little less vicious. Though we’re  Read more

CROWN HEIGHTS – The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the man seen in the below video in connection to stalking a young sister and brother in Crown  Read more

A major announcement has been made about Prospect Park: the entire loop drive (east and west) will be car-free on a permanent basis, starting on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.


From  Read more

BRIGHTON BEACH – A late-night dispute by a group on Brighton Beach Ave resulted in the stabbing death of an 18-year old man over the weekend. Police responded to a  Read more

BEDFORD-STUYVESANT – The NYPD announced on Friday that a suspect was arrested in connection to the death of 91-year-old Waldiman Thompson during a recent home invasion/robbery in Bed-Stuy. Dwayne Blackwood,  Read more

At last, some good news. After a successful car-free trial run in Prospect Park this summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today he will banish them from the park for  Read more

PROSPECT PARK – Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced this morning that Prospect Park will go car free starting January 2, 2018. DeBlasio was surrounded by Council member Brad Lander, Brooklyn Parks  Read more

EAST FLATBUSH – A man is dead and his septuagenarian shooter charged with murder after a violent dispute in East Flatbush last weekend. Around 2:00 pm on October 20, police  Read more

A man has been creepily following around a little girl and her older brother, even going to their Brooklyn home asking what bedroom they sleep in, according to police. He  Read more

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