Sixty-three apartments are now available in a redeveloped convent on DeSales Place.
Historian and teacher Michael Woodsworth will discuss the neighborhood's history of community activism.
Thousands braved the cool temperatures to participate in the annual New Year’s Day Coney Island Polar Bear Swim.
Financial experts have some tips on how Brooklyn residents can better their bank accounts for the new year.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Caroline SpivackBrooklyn DailyIt’s a false idol! A statue of the baby Jesus is once again resting in the Nativity scene at St. Anselm Church after the original was nabbed the day after Christmas, but don’t call it a second coming — officials had to use a new statue because the blasphemous bandit did not return the old one as parish officials had initially hoped. “It hasn’t been returned yet. We had to replace it,” a staff member at the Fourth Avenue house of worship said. “But we’re hoping it will show up.” …
Two weeks after officials in two dozen states asked Republican President-elect Donald Trump to kill one of Democratic President Barack Obama’
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is proposing to offer free tuition at New York public colleges to eligible residents.
Police are looking for the man who was captured on surveillance footage.
The body was found two months after another 19-year-old was found in the lake.
A 29-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run in Brooklyn Tuesday, police say.
The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating Jerome Tedangelo, wanted for questioning in a hit and run at Conduit Boulevard and Crescent Street. Cops are asking the public's help finding a 23-year-old driver accused of mowing down a pedestrian in Brooklyn and ditching his two passengers in his mangled Lexus.
Greetings, Brooklyn. Today is the third day of the year.
Police have released a description of a suspect accused of a drive-by shooting in Brooklyn that left a man in the hospital.
Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Moses JeffersonBrooklyn PaperClip and save! Today on Brooklyn Paper Radio, hosts Vince DiMiceli and Gersh Kuntzman celebrate one year on the air (or internet) with a star-studded trip down memory lane, including some of our listeners’ favorite moments from their least-favorite year ever. Our interview with R2-D2 Check! Our chat with Michael Moore? Check! Our talk on parenting with Andrew Dice Clay? Check! Our 2016 election coverage with Tony Danza? Check! Our call of the first triple-play in Cyclones history? Check! Our discussion with George Clooney? That never happened. Our plea to Mel …
Police have identified the driver of a car that struck and killed a 53-year-old man in Brooklyn on New Year’s Day.
Three men were killed in separate car crashes across the city on New Year's Day just days after a woman was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn, police said. In two of the four deadly incidents, the drivers fled the scene and have yet to be arrested, the NYPD said.
The suspect struck up a conversation and then followed her into her apartment building, police said.
A two-alarm fire broke out inside a Brooklyn hair salon Tuesday, according to fire officials.
Police are searching for three men in connection with a $6 million New Year’s Eve jewelry heist in midtown Manhattan.
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Ruth BrownBrooklyn PaperHow many calories can you burn running from the law? Police are tracking the footsteps of a thief who swiped six Fitbits from a Ditmas Park cellphone store on Dec. 1. The crook took the half-dozen high-tech activity-tracking wristbands from a store on Flatbush Avenue, between Linden Boulevard and Martense Street, at 4:35 pm, cops say. Authorities describe their suspect as a man of around 30 years old, 5-foot-9, and 185 pounds. Police ask anyone with…
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Ruth BrownBrooklyn PaperA guy tried to rape a woman in the elevator of her Ditmas Park building on Jan. 1, according to a police report. The lowlife started talking to the 22-year-old victim as she was entering her building at around 10:35 pm, then followed her into the elevator where he threw her to the ground and tried to rip her pants off, cops said. The woman started screaming, and when the elevator doors opened, the perv ran off, police said. Authorities describe the man as…
Note: More media content is available for this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By the Brooklyn Paper Pyrotechnic BureauBrooklyn PaperFireworks lit up the sky above Prospect Park and Grand Army Plaza at the stroke of midnight on Jan. 1 at the green space’s annual New Year’s Eve celebration. Check out the photos above, then check back here later for a full story! Comment on this story.
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Ruth BrownBrooklyn PaperPolice found a dead teenager in Prospect Park Lake on Monday night. Authorities had been searching for the missing 19-year-old man, and found his body in the lake at around 6:50 pm, a police spokesman said. Emergency responders pronounced him dead at the scene, and there was no apparent signs of trauma to the body, according to a report. The spokesman said he didn’t know where exactly in the large lake the body was found, but it was near “a gazebo.” Police have no yet released…