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Participatory Budget Winners Announced, McGolrick Park, BOOKLyn Shuttle Score Big

Results for Councilmember Steve Levin’s second annual participatory budget effort were announced Wednesday, with two high priority projects in North...

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Danika Fears

DIY Instruments Bring Handmade Electro Sounds to North Brooklyn

First it was food, now musical instruments are going artisanal too.

“It’s become a cottage industry in Brooklyn,” Main Drag...

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New Education Program to Combat Teen Dating Violence

The Williamsburg High School of Art and Design (WHSAD) is about to become the first school in the city...

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Courtesy Rick Kenney

St. Stan’s Post Celebrates with Annual Community Honors

St. Stan’s Post, Greenpoint’s local American Legion outpost, the organization focusing on veterans’ services countrywide, held its annual awards ceremony...

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Start-Up Takes Aim at Reducing Restaurant Waste, Food Costs

Every day, New Yorkers throw out 6.5 million pounds of food that eventually ends up in city landfills. In short,...

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Challenging the System: Williamsburg Prep Students Take on Wrongful Convictions

Through an innovative teaching method adopted by English teacher, Alison Cohen, Williamsburg Prep students are learning to become active participants...

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New Legislation to Increase Assistance for Crime Victims

In recognition of National Crime Victim’s Rights Week, April 6-12, Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced a series of bills this week...

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Police Blotters 94th Precinct

Woman Struck by Husband

A 37-year-old woman was the victim of domestic abuse at her Richardson Street apartment on March 30th,...

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Police Blotters 90th Precinct

Stalker Ex-Girlfriend

A 31-year-old woman received a rude awakening from her ex-girlfriend on the morning of April 5th inside her apartment...

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Free Passover Food Given to 2,000 North Brooklyn Jewish Families

Over 2,000 families made their way to the Brooklyn Navy Yard Sunday to receive food distributed by the United Jewish...

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Assemblyman Lentol Announces Collegiate Scholarships

Awards Geared Towards Italian-American Students

Assemblyman Joe Lentol announced this week that the New York Conference of Italian-American State Legislators is...

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Tanay Warerkar

Residents, Pols Address G-Train Summer Shutdown

Concerned North Brooklynites gathered at the Polish & Slavic Center on Java Street Thursday night for a Town Hall about...

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Tanay Warerkar

Council Calls for Stronger Domino Commitments at Hearing

The land use process for the Domino Sugar Factory redevelopment project made it to the City Council this week, marking...

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Tanay Warerkar

After 94 Years Manhattan Avenue Hardware Store Closing its Doors

The hammers, saws and drills will utter their last sounds at Goldsholle & Garfinkel Hardware this week – after 94...

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Courtesy Leah Archibald

Eighth Annual EWVIDCO Spring Mixer Next Week

Next Wednesday marks EWVIDCO’s 8th Annual Spring Mixer to be held at the Brooklyn Brewery – a chance for representatives...

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