High school students awarded $1,500 each
Bill de Blasio called on city council members to support new jails in their districts.
A severe thunderstorm watch was issued until 8 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.
Angelo Gigliotti was busted with his mother and father after the feds found they were smuggling drugs.
The owner of 1578 Union St., Daniel Melamed, could face up to a year in jail.
The city is eyeing a 400-seat school for the corner of Fifth Avenue and 36th Street to ease crowding.
The gunman opened fire when someone broke up a fight between him and a woman, reports said.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Julianne CubaBrooklyn DailyThey put a bullseye on pancreatic cancer! Gerritsen Beachers aimed right for the heart of the dart board during the fourth-annual Shooting for a Cause Dart Tournament — in memory of Melissa Marchese Dougherty — to raise money for the fight against pancreatic cancer at the Knights of Columbus on June 17. The group raised about $3,000 for the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research, but the game was …
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn is announcing a compensation program for victims of past sexual abuse by priests modeled on the program that
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Lauren GillBrooklyn PaperAloha, Joe! Trader Joe’s will open a long-awaited second Brooklyn outpost in Downtown’s City Point complex tomorrow. The South Pacific-themed grocery store — known for its friendly Hawaiian-shirt–clad employees and even friendlier prices — is located on the bottom level of the huge Gold Street development, and will welcome new customers with a lei-cutting at 9 am, before inviting them to continue the celebration with food demonstrations and giveaways throughout the day. Trader Joe’s sits next …
The Roman Catholic diocese that includes Brooklyn and Queens said Thursday it had set up an independent fund to compensate people who were sexually abused as young people by its clergy. The fund, called the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, is modeled after a similar settlement program begun in October by the Archdiocese of New York.
Discuss NYPD warehouse in Maspeth
MTA head Veronique Hakim apologized for miserable subway service.
As Albany wraps up its session, Mayor de Blasio pleaded for continued control over city schools.
Amanda Hosten-St. Louis used Parker's debit card to make several large withdrawals, prosecutors said.
The person was hit by an express train at Nostrand Avenue ahead of the evening rush, officials said.
The Downtown Brooklyn store will be the grocery's second location in the borough.
Apartments at the building cost between $780 and $973 a month for residents with qualifying income.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Caroline SpivackBrooklyn DailyThese classic cars came in for a pitbull stop. Pitbull pups cruised into Bensonhurst in style with flaming hot rods for a combination car show and pet-adoption event on June 17. The gathering paired classic cars and adorable doggies to rev up locals’ engines for a good cause, said the head of the group behind the shebang. “There’s something about classic cars that get people’s attention, and the whole point is to promote awareness that these…
The Gowanus Canal is notorious for its toxic waters, pungent fumes and glistening coal tar, but it soon may be known for a state-of-the-art park co
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Moses JeffersonBrooklyn PaperGet your groove on — on Brooklyn Paper Radio! Bushwick Councilman Rafael Espinal Jr. wants to put the kibosh on the city’s controversial cabaret laws — which prohibit bars and restaurants from allowing dancing without a license — and he came on Brooklyn Paper Radio today to tell you why. “This law has been used in the past to target places of color, and that is still true today,” he said. Host Gersh Kuntzman couldn’t agree more that the law limits the right to dance to just a few chosen rich people. “There are two things in life…
A new poll about summer travel finds that the No. 1 thing Americans want to do on vacation is … nothing.
Sewer project has faced complaints, concerns before
Thirty six bars and restaurants faced fines for allowing dancing in 2016.