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The gorgeous new Domino Park opened to the public last month, bringing six-acres of desperately needed greenery and recreation space and waterfront access to the edge of the East River  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

Because Facebook secretly loved the Trump campaign, check out today’s day-end links: don’t jump out of moving cars, things you’ll find on the Gowanus Canal, Cuomo’s super rich donors, and  Read more

Until relatively recently, women living in the largest Hasidic community in America could expect a team of men to show up when they needed an ambulance—a potentially compromising proposition, considering  Read more


Every Persian restaurant I’ve ever been to has been a copy of the previous one. White tablecloths, heavy wooden chairs, photographs of Persian ruins or Iranian architectural marvels, and  Read more

No collusion here, guys, move along; the Black Lives Matter five years on; the cursed pedestrian bridge of Brooklyn Bridge Park; and more end-of-day links. [ more › ] Read more


It’s been five years since Brooklyn’s first ever Whole Foods materialized on Third Avenue and Third Street in Gowanus, with reclaimed record players, gargantuan bread loaves, heretical fish displays,  Read more

A 13-year-old Brooklyn girl says public school officials in Brooklyn shrugged off her claim that a classmate raped her after school, according to a lawsuit filed against the city on  Read more

New York City residents may well be accustomed to the upstairs neighbor pushing around their bureaus every night at 2 a.m. sharp. We’re also used to frequent jackhammering, pile driving,  Read more


The people who make a living off bringing our favorite classic films to life were back at it this past weekend, transforming a venue in Brooklyn into Wayne Campbell’s  Read more

A woman was raped by a man who allegedly forced his way into her Brooklyn apartment early Friday morning. Investigators have now released footage of the subject in the vicinity,  Read more

The New York Public Library, Brooklyn Public Library, and Queens Library have announced a new perk that comes with being a card-carrying member: you can now score free passes to  Read more

As the old saying goes, you ain’t a real New Yorker until [horrifying experience that would make any sane person question why they pay absurd amounts of money to live  Read more

The parents of Luz Gonzales, the 4-year-old girl who was killed by a hit-and-run driver in Bushwick in June, did not attend her funeral in her native Mexico out of  Read more

Update: An NYPD spokesperson has confirmed that three people were shot on a street in Downtown Brooklyn on Friday afternoon. Although initial reports from the NYPD stated that two were  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

Daniel Stedman has been a Brooklyn influencer for about as long as such a term could reasonably exist. [ more › ] Read more

Over the course of eight months in jail, Jonas Caballero has earned an unusual nickname: “Mr. 311.” Caballero, 36, tells Gothamist that corrections officers at the Brooklyn Detention Complex on  Read more

Because Sarah Palin was tricked by Sacha Baron Cohen, check out today’s midday links: RIP world’s ugliest dog, surge in family separations, unreleased Tom Petty, French Tuck, new Childish Gambino,  Read more

For the last two weeks, Bushwick residents have rallied to demand justice for Luz Gonzalez, the four-year-old girl killed by a hit-and-run driver outside a local laundromat last month. But  Read more

In honor of its 10th anniversary (time flies!), Van Leeuwen will be giving out free scoops from its signature yellow truck. The artisan ice cream shop, which got its start  Read more


Like the Kentile Floors sign before them, the Ferrara Brothers’ concrete conveyor belts—familiar to F/G riders trundling through Smith-9th Street—are not long for the Brooklyn skyline. A year after  Read more

Coney Island is currently most known for the Mermaid Parade and hot dog eating contests, but this popular summer spot has a dynamic history beyond the side shows and amusement  Read more

Something depressing and revolting didn’t happen yesterday in Brooklyn, where a kitten was discovered quivering and mewling in the underbelly of a Mercedes-Benz. In a shocking departure from other current  Read more


The four ton, five story Giglio was exuberantly lifted by a team of brawny guys in Williamsburg once again this weekend, as part of the annual Italian-American festival outside  Read more

Schumer’s strategy has put him at odds with many left-leaning Democrats—a rift made worse by Schumer’s failure to attend a long-scheduled town hall in Brooklyn last week (he claimed his  Read more

A Bushwick man was arrested for allegedly killing a father of four on Father’s Day over a long-simmering parking spot dispute. [ more › ] Read more

[UPDATE BELOW] An NYPD detective executing a warrant for a domestic violence charge was shot in the leg in Bed-Stuy early this morning. Gunfire broke out on Decatur Street around  Read more

It’s an incredible honor to have what was once the world’s longest suspension bridge named after you—assuming they spell your name right. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which opened in 1964 and  Read more

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