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Disturbing new details have emerged about the attempted rape of a Brooklyn woman inside her own apartment — including how the alleged suspect repeatedly slammed a door into the victim’s  Read more

A 4-year-old girl was killed by a hit-and-run driver as she crossed a Brooklyn street with her mom Sunday afternoon, police said. The girl and her mother were in the  Read more

A man was wounded in a Brooklyn shooting early Sunday morning after a fight broke out on a Crown Heights street, police said. Photos of the crime scene show a  Read more

A serial Brooklyn burglar previously wanted in connection to eight break-ins in the borough is suspected in three additional crimes, police said on Sunday. The latest burglaries happened at houses  Read more

The Ride: Our never-say-die Cyclones won it in the ninth! Read more. Read more

Brooklyn’s cool factor is wearing thin on millennials’ wallets, so they’re moving back to Manhattan. Washington Heights is now home to the greatest concentration of the generation with residents aged  Read more

The latest Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Construction Update (bottom), covering the two weeks beginning Monday, June 25, was circulated at 3:44 pm Friday (lead time) by Empire State Development (ESD) after  Read more

The pervert who tried to rape a woman at knifepoint in her Brooklyn apartment was busted at 5 p.m. Saturday, cops said. A tipster led police to Darryl Williams, 25,  Read more

A Brooklyn soccer coach who had been deported from Texas on child-sex charges in 2009 — but who returned to the US and allegedly molested a boy in the borough  Read more

These straphangers have a message for Melania. Two men made quite a fashion statement on an L train in Williamsburg Friday, sporting olive-drab jackets similar to the first lady’s but  Read more

#Earth Love, #OurPlanet Read more

Some years ago I set up a Google alert for “Brooklyn Heights” in order to get any news about our neighborhood soon after it appeared. One thing I quickly learned  Read more

Some like it hot, pressed and starched. Especially members of the Brooklyn Ironers’ Union — a group of eight domestic superheroes who combat evil one wrinkle at a time. “We  Read more

A message from Officer John Kenny: Patrol Borough Brooklyn North will be rolling out its new literacy initiative on Monday, June 25, 2018. Each precinct will dedicate a small area  Read more

The Ride: The New Englanders didn’t have a chance! Read more. Read more

Yes, the governor had an announcement on Thursday 6/21/18, New York Islanders to Play 68 Pre-Season and Regular Home Games Over the Next Three Years at NYCB LIVE, Home of  Read more

Brooklyn jurors swiftly convicted the Senegalese man who managed to ditch immigration officers during a layover at JFK airport. It took the panel a mere 90 minutes to declare Mohamadou  Read more

A soccer coach who had been deported from Texas as a child molester in 2009 has returned to allegedly molest another child — this time in Brooklyn, The Post has  Read more

A lawyer for the man awaiting retrial for a 2003 murder is personally petitioning the Brooklyn district attorney to launch a probe – into his own office. In a letter  Read more

Brooklyn Community Board 2 has advised us that many Brooklyn Heights streets are scheduled for milling and repaving during daytime hours next week. The schedule is: Remsen Street from the  Read more

Brooklyn staple Vinnie’s Pizzeria is known for their inventive (and occasionally viral) slices and whimsical whiteboards. This week, they channeled their gift for speciality pies to help raise money for  Read more

Flatbush Jewish Center Celebrates Pride

Saturday, June 23rd, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Flatbush Jewish Center will have a Pride Shabbat and a

festive Pride Shabbat kiddush lunch  Read more

Community Board 12 Board Meeting

Monday, June 25th, 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Board 12 (representing Kensington, Borough Park, and Midwood) will hold its next meeting

on a different day of  Read more

Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don’t be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who’ve  Read more

The pregnant Brooklyn woman who had her arm chopped off by her deranged husband Thursday has had her limb reattached by surgeons, police said Friday. The 31-year-old victim, identified by police  Read more

An MTA employee who managed to pocket his late mother’s government benefits for almost 20 years dodged jail Friday, when a sympathetic judge sentenced him to just a year of  Read more

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