This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate NEW YORK (AP) — They are mothers, they are daughters, they are comrades. Generations of women came together for a Manhattan protest against the U.S. Supreme Court’s anticipated ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.
OFF-DUTY COP CHARGED ON SEVERAL COUNTS: An off-duty police officer has been charged with attempted murder, assault and other related charges for allegedly punching, pistol-whipping and shooting a man last month outside of a lounge in Canarsie. Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez identified the defendant as Larry Valdemar, 37, a 16-year veteran of the NYPD last assigned to the 104th Precinct in Queens, who allegedly got into a verbal argument inside Chloe’s Restaurant and Lounge at Avenue L and East 94th Street, when the victim, a 32-year-old man, attempted to intervene.
The Brodsky Organization today announced that Plank Road, one of the latest residential developments within Pacific Park in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, is 100 percent leased. Offering well-located rentals, a full suite of amenities and incredible views — coupled with peak market demand — the 27-story, 312-unit luxury rental building has fully leased its market-rate apartments.
Share this story Joe and Clara Wu Tsai are initiating a social media campaign to encourage an increased sense of belonging. Their Social Justice Fund will use the “You Belong Here/We Belong Here” neon sculptures by Tavares Strachan outside Barclays Center as its touch stone. The Social Justice Fund for Brooklyn, financed with a five-year $50 million commitment from the Tsais’ charitable foundation, will utilize the #YouBelongHere hashtag and the sculptures to raise funds for the initiatives it’s backing in the borough.
Since both new congressional and state Senate maps for New York City became official Friday, some Brooklyn politicians are reacting to the significant changes and are trying to form a new plan. Both Congressional and Senate primaries have been moved to Aug. 23. Both maps made by Special Master Jonathan Cervas, who was appointed by the courts, were approved by the May 20 deadline set by Justice Patrick McAllister (Steuben County, Southern Tier).
Posted on An NYPD officer has been charged for allegedly punching, pistol-whipping and shooting a man outside a Canarsie lounge last month. The defendant, Larry Valdemar — a 16-year veteran of the NYPD last assigned to 104th Precinct in Queens — was arraigned Monday before the Brooklyn Supreme Court on charges of second-degree attempted murder, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and other related counts.
When people store and charge their mobility devices inside their homes, garages or businesses, there is the potential for battery fires to lead to structure fires. Just one example is a recent apartment fire in New York City that resulted in injuries to 12 citizens and a Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) firefighter.
A homeowner is seeking some guidance on maintaining a mini split system. How frequently should it be cleaned? Should the project be hired out or is it something a homeowner could do with the right tools? Please chime in with your advice. Need a professional opinion?
Last Saturday, $200 and an iPad could be exchanged for any working handgun or assault rifle, “no questions asked” at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Lafayette Avenue. The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office in coordination with the NYPD offered money in the form of a $200 bank card and an iPad for each weapon turned in.
There is a fair amount to admire on the interior of this 1890s Bed Stuy row house, although there is still some room for a new owner to put their own stamp on some of the spaces. Within the Bedford Stuyvesant/Expanded Stuyvesant Heights Historic District, 382 Macdonough Street was renovated since it was last on the market in 2012 and includes some modern amenities like solar panels and central air, but plasterwork, seven mantels, moldings and other details were left in place.
BK-Based Producer Michaël Brun is Bringing Haitian Sound to Some of the Biggest Tracks in the World
Originally, Brun planned to be a pediatrician. He attended a military high school in Indiana on a scholarship and then college, as a pre-med student. But the music industry had already started knocking at his door. You never know who might be sitting next to you in a Brooklyn cafe.
Posted on Brooklyn’s economic recovery has outpaced that of the rest of the city, with the best borough having added more than 100,000 new jobs since the apex of the pandemic in April 2020. But Brooklyn still has a ways to go to fully recover economically from the devastation wrought by COVID-19.
Asian-owned businesses faced systemic roadblocks in obtaining governmental assistance during the pandemic, according to a new report by the Asian American Federation. Before the explosion of coronavirus infections, Asian-owned businesses, largely in food services, personal and laundry services, retail and garment manufacturing, were one of the fastest growing sectors of the economy.
Party honors staff, board and supporters, raises funds for summer camp The Dodge YMCA celebrated 17 years of operation in Downtown Brooklyn on May 19, honoring supporters, board members and staff who persevered through the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit the Y hard over the past two years.
“Blessing” was produced by Alex G and longtime collaborator Jacob Portrait. Alex G is on a roll this year. Last month, the Philadelphia singer, songwriter, and producer released the soundtrack to Jane Schoenbrun’s new horror film We’re All Going to the World’s Fair.
NEW YORK, NY – A man who brutally attacked an Asian grandma while she was sweeping her sidewalk and street has been indicted by a Queens grand jury. Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced today that Elisaul Perez, 33, has been indicted on murder and manslaughter charges, in addition to earlier filed charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the November 2021 Thanksgiving weekend attack of 61-year-old Guiying Ma.
Brooklyn-based progressive rock band Nerd Salad has released a new single, “Dogmeat.” The song is the lead single in promotion of their debut album Press Start coming June 3, is the group’s first new music since their 2018 release Your Father and I Aren’t Angry, We’re Just Disappointed.
Posted on A Brooklyn man was indicted by a Queens grand jury on murder charges in a rock attack that killed a 62-year-old Asian woman in Corona last year Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz announced Monday. Elisaul Perez, 33, on Blake Avenue in Brooklyn, was initially indicted on charges of assault and criminal possession of a weapon in the Thanksgiving weekend attack on GuiYing Ma, who was in a medically induced coma for ten weeks before she succumbed to her injuries.
About 2,600 New York City Housing Authority dwellings were given more than $400 million in renovations through the controversial PACT public-private partnership Elected officials and community leaders — including Mayor Eric Adams — were on hand Friday, May 20, in Williamsburg to celebrate the completion of more than $430 million of renovations to thousands of New York City Housing Authority dwellings converted to private management.
This is what you look at when you spend $40,000 a month to live in Brooklyn. Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images A Brooklyn Heights penthouse entered the rental market earlier this month, and within two days, overbidding tenants helped the apartment break the record for the highest rent in Brooklyn.
Yo! MTV Raps officially returns on Tuesday, May 24, with new co-hosts Conceited and DJ Diamond Kuts. According to Conceited, he has campaigned for the show’s revival since he was cast in the reboot of Nick Cannon’s Wild N’ Out almost a decade ago.
Posted on About 22,000 runners took to the streets to run in the Brooklyn Half Marathon on Saturday, passing some of the borough’s best-known landmarks in a race that became dangerous as temperatures climbed well past what’s typical for a mid-May race. The beloved 13.1 mile race was back at full capacity for the first time since 2019, just in time for the event’s 40th running.
Davis said his family come up in every interview he had with an NBA coach last week at the NBA draft combine. CHICAGO — Former University of Wisconsin men's basketball star Johnny Davis said his dream of playing in the NBA started almost as soon as he was handed a basketball.
3-year-old hospitalized after testing positive for … Bronx community mourns 11-year-old girl Police and commuters respond to subway crime Police searching for suspect in Manhattan subway … Authorities see missing Queens woman’s skeleton through … NJ town responding to disruptive ‘pop-up party’ Police searching for suspect in fatal subway shooting
The group will hit Bridgeport, Brooklyn, Philadelphia and Baltimore this August. By Scott Bernstein May 23, 2022 • 9:00 am PDT Tea Leaf Green will return to the East Coast this August for a series of four tour dates. The run spans August 11 – 14 and comes as part of a celebration of the band’s 25th anniversary.
BROOKLYN, NY – On May 15, Brooklyn AHEPA Chapter 41 presented a $10,000 donation to Kimisis Tis Theotokou Greek Orthodox Church as a result of the proceeds raised from the Tenth Annual Brooklyn Greek Community Combined Golf Outing. Past District 6 Governor, Past Chapter President Peter Vasilakos, and Past Chapter President Basil Capetanakis made the presentation to V. Rev.
An already chaotic political season in New York has taken another turn. Over the weekend, a court-appointed special master released new maps for congressional and state Senate district lines. It's the latest fallout from the state's convoluted redistricting process. WNYC senior political correspondent Brigid Bergin spoke with Morning Edition host Michael Hill on where things stand with the newly finalized maps.
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The Brooklyn boss of the Parks Department said he couldn’t guarantee a safe passage for cyclists during a proposed year-long shutdown of a piece of the crucial Shore Parkway greenway in 2024. In late April, Brooklyn Community Board 10 and 11’s Parks Committees got a presentation on a proposed repair project for the Shore Parkway Greenway that would close the promenade between the Verrazzano Bridge and Bay Parkway for one year in 2024.
Share this story We all remember Theo Pinson, the Nets rookie who became a fan favorite in Brooklyn’s unexpected playoff run back in 2018-19. He led the Nets bench in dance moves as the team won 42 games and the sixth seed in the post-season. When he wasn’t dancing, Pinson got Long Island to the G League Finals, hitting a dagger in the conference championship with his teammates in the stands cheering him on.