The Susan Wagner girls’ basketball team picked up two more wins this weekend on the strength of a pair of 40-point games courtesy of senior guard Nicole Melious. Melious poured in 48 points in a 71-49 win over Brooklyn Law & Tech to close out the holiday weekend after dropping 46 over John Jay in a 81-34 win on Sunday.
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(NEW YORK) — The World Cup ended in December with Argentina’s dramatic victory over France in Qatar. The focus of international soccer will turn on Tuesday to a federal courtroom in Brooklyn, New York, where FIFA faces a new chapter in its unyielding corruption scandal.
(NEW YORK) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Tuesday in Brooklyn, New York federal court in the corruption trial of Genaro Garcia Luna, once head of the Mexican equivalent of the FBI, who has been accused by the United States of accepting million-dollar bribes from the cartel once controlled by Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Nomi Ruiz Ruiz (middle) performing with Jessica 6 in April 2012 Background information Born Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Genres Occupation(s) Singer songwriter actress essayist producer Instrument(s) Years active 2005–present Labels Website www.nomiruiz.com Nomi Ruiz is an American singer, songwriter, actress, essayist, DJ and producer, who is also known for her work as Jessica 6.
NEW YORK, NY – Police are seeking a man who allegedly exposed himself and performed a ‘lewd act’ in the presence of a 21-year-old female subway passenger. The incident happened inside the Utica Avenue subway station in Brooklyn on Christmas Eve. Today, police released a photo of the suspect, who is still at large.
Peter Stathas Dance presents There’s More To Do, their first live presentations in New York City since February 2020. The performances will be held at the Mark Morris Dance Center, Duffy Studios, 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11217, on January 27 and 28, 2023 at 7:30pm.
Posted on To the Editor, When it comes to transit, Gov. Kathy Hochul’s State of the State speech and contents within the accompanying 275-page book left out how she was going to pay for all her promises. No details have been provided on how Hochul’s proposed $5.5 billion Interboro Express Brooklyn to Queens light rail connector will be paid for.
Brooklyn soulful pop artist Raegan Sealy’s newest single “Make ‘em Jealous” just dropped on January 12th, an upbeat, indie soul piece set out to reframe the cliché of being stuck in a toxic relationship, with a satirical spin. “Make ‘em Jealous,” featuring The Gang of Angels, an all-female choir from Nottingham, UK led by Honey Williams.
A nonprofit Coney Island arts organization is working to convert the People’s Playground’s storied Shooting Gallery Arts Annex into a retro arcade and live music venue, according to the group’s director. Coney Island USA recently launched an online fundraiser, with all funds going towards purchasing new gear for future musicians to rock out with — and towards turning the shooting gallery into a “viable space” for live performances.
Two Jewish boys, aged 10 and 12, were assaulted on Albany Avenue in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn on Sunday evening. According to Belaaz.com, the boys were attacked at around 6 p.m. According to CrownHeights.info, the group responsible for the beating consisted of four black males who did not say anything to the boys as the assault was taking place.
Dating back to the 1950s, the Gowanus Batcave is one of the City's oldest graffiti havens. Similar to its Queens counterpart 5 Pointz, the Batcave is being demolished and converted into residences. In this immersive 360° video from the New York Times, peek inside the graffiti-filled Batcave before it is gone for good.
Cork & Slice is officially coming to Brooklyn. Happy Slice Co. in Flatbush, Brooklyn, which is under the same ownership as Cork & Slice in the Five Towns, has closed this past week to make way for a new location of the upscale dairy restaurant. With Happy Slice Co. closed, renovations have begun for the new restaurant.
NBCUniversal has confirmed that a crew member from the NBC series ‘Law & Order: Organized Crime’ was shot and killed on the set of the television show Tuesday in New York City. The New York Police Department said the 31-year-old victim, Johnny Pizarro of Queens, was a contracted employee hired to hold parking spots for movie and television productions which are common in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn where the show is filming.
Posted on A nonprofit Coney Island arts organization is working to convert the People’s Playground’s storied Shooting Gallery Arts Annex into a retro arcade and live music venue, according to the group’s director. Coney Island USA recently launched an online fundraiser, with all funds going towards purchasing new gear for future musicians to rock out with — and towards turning the shooting gallery into a “viable space” for live performances.
Videos by American SongwriterVideos by American Songwriter Shortly after releasing their self-titled debut in 1974, Kiss bassist and singer Gene Simmons read a periodical clipping where someone declared that it was unlikely the band would be around much longer. Now, 5o years later, that prediction could not have been more erroneous as Kiss is one of the biggest bands in the world.
If you're familiar with southern home cooking, then you've likely tried the classic southern dish — shrimp and grits. Available at diners, soul food restaurants, and home kitchens nationwide from Louisiana to California and all the way up to Brooklyn, shrimp and grits is a classic American comfort food dish with South Carolina roots (via The Old Mill).
What is the true weight of a lovingly baked loaf of bread? What is the real price of a bouquet of flowers, when it’s sold by a florist who questions your humanity? These are some of the questions posed in “A Down Home Meal for These Difficult Times,” the debut collection of short stories from Ethiopian-American author Meron Hadero.
NEW YORK, NY – A 19-year-old woman from Brooklyn was last seen leaving Brooklyn College last Monday, and now the police and family members are beginning to worry about her safety. Rhea Butt, 19, of Ocean Parkway, was last seen leaving Brooklyn College on Monday, January 19 at 10 am.
NEW YORK, NY – Detectives with the New York City Police Department’s 61st Precinct in Gravesend are asking the public for assistance identifying two suspects wanted for a violent assault of an elderly man. The attack occurred on Wednesday at around 1:55 pm in the area of Avenue T and Coney Island Avenue.
Excavation is set to begin at 75 Dupont Street, the site of an eight-story mixed-use building in Greenpoint, Brooklyn. Developed by Madison Realty Capital, the 400,000-square-foot structure will yield 480 homes with 144 designated for affordable housing, as well as 200 on-site parking spaces, community facilities, and a grocery store.
Wilbert Hyman departed this earthly life on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at the age of 74, after A brief illness. Wilbert, son of Will Hyman and Gertrude Myers Hyman, was born in Brooklyn, New York, on December 14, 1948. ”Master Sergeant” Wilbert Hyman faithfully and honorably served his country for 20 years in the United States Air Force and later retired from the United States Postal Service.
Originally Published: 15 JAN 23 16:29 ET (CNN) — Just a few days before what would have been Martin Luther King Jr.’s 94th birthday, “Embrace,” a monument dedicated to King and his wife, Coretta Scott King, has been unveiled in Boston, where they first met.
HPD Selects Plans and Partners for 238-Unit Wellness and Healing-Focused Affordable Housing Development
The New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) selected “The Steps at Saratoga” proposal from RiseBoro, IMPACCT Brooklyn, and Urbane Development to build new affordable housing for seniors and low-income families and advance food justice and wellness on a vacant lot in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.