Michael Weiss, 47, repeatedly ignored warnings from workers about an unstable wall, prosecutors said.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Julianne CubaBrooklyn DailyBay Ridge and Staten Island assemblywoman and New York City mayoral candidate Nicole Malliotakis met with the editors of Community News Group and NYC Community Media at our office Downtown on May 18 to discuss her campaign to unseat Mayor DeBlasio in November. During wide-ranging discussion, Malliotakis — who has amassed $94,624 in her war chest since announcing her campaign less than a month ago and has the backing of the state’s Conservative Party — had a lot to say about her disagreements with Hizzoner, including his stance…
In 1949, we read a futuristic novel by Aldous Huxley called “Brave New World.” It presents an appalling picture of society as it descends into a to
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Lenore Skenazyfor Brooklyn PaperDo you know what a Finsta is? Neither did I, because I am not between the ages of 13 and 34. Anyone 13 to 18 is “Gen Z,” and those aged 18 to 34 are the much-discussed Millennials. Dan Coates studies them both. His company yPulse is a marketing research firm based in Manhattan, and lately some of its research has been on Finstas. Finstas are fake Instagram accounts that are actually more real than a person’s so-called “real” Instagram account. On a Finsta account, he explains, “Teens only accept their closest friends and post funny or embarrassing photos for the enjoyment of their few followers.” In other words, it is a …
Meet the models of the 2017 Bikini Under the Bridge Swimwear & Active Wear” benefit show at a free outdoor launch event coming to the Suede Lounge in Brooklyn on June 1. With temperatures in the 90s and the free Bikini Under the Bridge Launch Party coming soon, the sizzle of summer and the hot “Bikini Under the Bridge Swimwear & Active Wear” show are not far away. An exciting and diverse group of models will be introduced at the outdoor launch affair on June 1 at Suede Lounge, 5610 Clarendon Road, Brooklyn, from 6
Chancellor ensures parents that schools are safe
The issue came up at a town hall meeting in Borough Park.
Four goats, including a pygmy named Max, now call the east side of the park home.
A day after the shelter opened, a judge granted opponents a temporary stay on more families moving in.
Councilwoman Laurie Cumbo denounced the project Thursday and called for more affordable housing.
The city's policy puts the burden on kids to speak out or on staff to step up, advocates say.
The collapse forced residents of a neighboring building out of their home, one person said.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.Brooklyn DailyTo the editor, Last week you reported that Kalman Yeger is rumored to run against Chaim Deutsch’s seat in the New York City Council (“Possible Deutsch challenger gets support from nearby incumbents,” by Julianne Cuba, online May 11). I have no ill comments about Mr. Yeger, who I have met once, and he certainly has a right to run. What is hard to comprehend is why he would run, except possibly to get his name around town for future political aspirations. As most everyone…
Trinity College in Dublin was among the stops on a nine-day tour of Ireland, England and Scotland taken by a group of Bishop Kearney High Sch
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com.By Lauren GillBrooklyn PaperPolice closed a portion of Fulton Street Thursday night when a postcard-sized chunk of glass fell from the 34th floor of a luxury residential tower onto a usually busy sidewalk near the corner of Rockwell Place. No one was injured by the glass, but one resident who saw the building surrounded by fire trucks and police cars on her walk home around 9:15 pm said the incident confirmed her fears the new high-rises going up in the area might not be built up to snuff. “It’s scary, I often think about how I hope these sites …
A new look: The revamped gateway to the Brooklyn Bridge will include new, tree-lined paths for pedestrians and cyclists to make their way to and from the span. The Brooklyn Bridge will get a safer and more inviting gateway when the city transforms a dangerous intermingling of cars, bicyclist and pedestrians at Tillary Street into an oasis of trees, plants, bike paths, walkway, and happier tourists and commuters – a welcome upgrade to the barren stretch riders and cyclists now must use to get to and from the bridge, according to the local community board's leader.
Two weeks ago, the girls softball team from Maspeth High School was at Juniper Valley Park in Middle Village to beautify the park’s fields. The girls use Juniper Valley Park as their home field. Ac…
A 14-year-old was arrested and charged with assault, police said.
ParkNYC launched in the two boroughs on Thursday, officials said.
More than 50 sculptures by artists and entertainers will be on view and on sale through June.
The 27-year-old woman attacked a man she knew as he returned from walking his dog, police said.
Movie houses across the city are being turned into luxury housing and office space.
The driver of an NYPD patrol car hit a woman in Crown Heights while responding to a possible crime.
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com.By Julianne CubaBrooklyn DailyBrighton Beach’s newest house of worship may be a mosque. Brooklyn-based congregation Masjid Al-Arqam aims to build a five-story mosque on Banner Avenue. Congregant leaders filed plans with the Department of Buildings last month to erect the house of worship in the residential neighborhood between Brighton Seventh and Brighton Eighth streets, as first reported by the real-estate website YIMBY. Neighbors had fought every step of the way …