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Hundreds of Brooklyn residents packed the auditorium of PS 133 in Boerum Hill on Thursday evening to voice their opposition to the City’s proposed expansion of the Brooklyn Detention Complex.  Read more

One person was injured after an MTA driver crashed an “empty bus” into a Brooklyn building on Friday morning, authorities said. UPDATE: FDNY now says six people sustained minor injuries  Read more

Immigration and Customs Enforcement deported a Brooklyn woman who has lived in the U.S. for three decades to Mexico on Tuesday night, without giving her family members any notice.   Read more

The city’s Department of Transportation released its draft plans for making desperately needed repairs to a 1.5 mile stretch of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway on Thursday, and their choices are grim:  Read more

A 21-year-old Bronx man was arrested for allegedly following a woman into her south Williamsburg apartment building and trying to rape her. After the NYPD distributed security camera images of  Read more

A Brooklyn public high school teacher has been arrested for allegedly coercing minors into sending him sexually exploitative content over the Internet. According to court filings, Jonathan Deutsch, 34, pressured  Read more

The Diocese of Brooklyn has reached a $27.5 million settlement with four men who were repeatedly abused by a religious teacher at a Roman Catholic church in Clinton Hill, the  Read more

They don’t prepare you to give a concession speech. Outside of politics, what is the equivalent? You can’t find it in writing, journalism, or teaching—the fields I worked in before  Read more

Last month, we presented our NYC Bingo Card, featuring squares filled with some beloved (and a few dreaded) New York City sights. A bodega cat, mismatched subway seats, Michael Shannon,  Read more

After 250 firefighters responded to a huge fire that broke out in the parking garage of a Brooklyn shopping center on Monday morning, police arrested a man accused of starting  Read more


Members of the Hasidic community gathered across Brooklyn on Monday night to observe the annual pre-Yom Kippur kaporos ritual—a controversial atonement practice that involves reciting a prayer while swinging  Read more

Pop-Up Magazine, the acclaimed “live magazine” is bringing a new Fall Issue show to BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on September 27. A night of new, true stories about  Read more


A four-alarm fire broke out at Kings Plaza Mall in Brooklyn this morning, and although reports differ as to the blaze’s source and precise location, media outlets and eyewitness  Read more

Poll sites in multiple districts ran out of ballots, long lines to vote snaked around blocks in Brooklyn and elsewhere, and an untold number of people once again found their  Read more

Julia Salazar pulled off a dramatic upset in last night’s Democratic primary, beating well- Read more

“I’m ready for a trifecta tonight,” Mindy Rosier, a public school teacher and member of the New York Progressive Action Network told Gothamist as she waited in line for the  Read more

Prosecutors have released the names and charges of the seven NYPD officers arrested on Wednesday, following a three-year investigation into their alleged role in providing protection for brothels in Brooklyn,  Read more

A Brooklyn judge sentenced three gang members to prison on Wednesday for causing the tragic shooting death of an aide to Governor Andrew Cuomo during the pre-dawn J’ouvert festivities in  Read more

First responders are currently rushing to rescue a construction worker believed to be trapped in debris from a wall that collapsed in Sunset Park earlier this afternoon. [ more  Read more

Because Nathan Lane & Andrea Martin are coming to Broadway, check out today’s end-of-day links: Gawker resurrection, revisiting ‘Burn After Reading,’ Brooklyn trash mountain, why is college so expensive, and  Read more


In New York City, homes tend to come in the form of unspectacular apartments inside brownstones, townhouses, old tenements, public housing, and luxury condo buildings. So when we spot  Read more

To hear incumbent State Senator Simcha Felder’s allies tell it, the Orthodox Jewish community in his district is under attack. On a recent evening, the unlikely source of this alleged  Read more

A worker at a Brooklyn yeshiva was groped by a man who is now wanted by the police for forcible touching. [ more › ] Read more

Thousands of Brooklynites with misdemeanor marijuana convictions now have the opportunity to wipe those records clean: On Friday, the borough’s district attorney, Eric Gonzalez, announced that people with low-level possession  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 police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to rape a woman in Williamsburg’s Southside on Labor Day. [ more › ] Read more

Burt Reynolds—the fun-loving and effortlessly charismatic star of such films as Boogie Nights, Deliverance, The Longest Yard and Smokey and the Bandit—has died. He was 82. [ more › ]  Read more

In a district spanning the rapidly gentrifying neighborhoods of Williamsburg, Bushwick, and Greenpoint, access to housing has become a central issue in the race. To preempt the challenge from his  Read more

An MTA bus driver hit a woman in Brooklyn on Wednesday evening, fatally striking her while she was crossing the street inside a marked crosswalk, according to the NYPD.   Read more


Was 29Rooms the first immersive Instagram bait exhibit? Or is life itself just one big Instagram installation? Or have we all been dead this whole time, at the bottom  Read more

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