Height train-ing: Exhibit explores history of Downtown transportation

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Height train-ing: Exhibit explores history of Downtown transportation
Art: It’s traveling through time! Read more.
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Feds want convicted pol John Sampson to pay his $75G fine

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Feds want convicted pol John Sampson to pay his $75G fine
Brooklyn federal prosecutors want to be sure a convicted politician pays his $75,000 fine, according to court papers.
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Brooklyn woman fatally hit by truck backing out of loading bay

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Brooklyn woman fatally hit by truck backing out of loading bay
A box truck backing out of a Brooklyn driveway hit and killed a woman Monday afternoon, police said.
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Front Burner: New Cooking School Offers Space for Dinner Parties, Too

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Front Burner: New Cooking School Offers Space for Dinner Parties, Too
Cook Space Culinary Studio in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, holds classes and rents its kitchens for food events.
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Company pulls controversial Anne Frank costume after outrage online

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Company pulls controversial Anne Frank costume after outrage online
A Phoenix-based costume shop removed their Anne Frank costume from their website Sunday after receiving a lot of criticism on social media.
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Wheelchair-bound lawyer sues NYC for $1M over accessibility

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Wheelchair-bound lawyer sues NYC for $1M over accessibility
A wheelchair-bound lawyer has filed a $1 million suit against the city, claiming they’ve failed miserably in making a Brooklyn courthouse accessible to him and others with limited mobility. Personal injury lawyer Caner Demirayak, who​ has Muscular ​d​ystrophy, told The Post he has trouble mane​u​vering ​around ​Brooklyn Civil Court​ ​–​ ​where he spends most of…
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Mill Basin car dealer pleads guilty to fraud in federal court

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Mill Basin car dealer pleads guilty to fraud in federal court
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com. By Julianne Cuba Brooklyn Daily The owner of the city’s largest minority-owned car dealership — Kristal Automall on Kings Highway — has ’fessed up to trying to swaddle a massive vehicle corporation out of millions of dollars about five years ago. Owner Lilaahar “Sammy” Bical — a former friend and […]
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Trio of toughs try to ambush a lone restaurant worker

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Trio of toughs try to ambush a lone restaurant worker
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com. By Julianne McShane Brooklyn Daily 60th Precinct CONEY ISLAND–BRIGHTON BEACH–SEAGATE Trio of goniffs Three miscreants threatened a man outside a Surf Avenue restaurant on Oct. 8, unsuccessfully demanding that he hand over his phone, wallet, and money before flashing a knife and throwing a garbage can at him and fleeing […]
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Blow for freedom: Harriet Tubman jazz band breaks genres

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Blow for freedom: Harriet Tubman jazz band breaks genres
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com. By Julianne McShane Brooklyn Paper Call it freeing jazz! A Brooklyn trio named after 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman will lead an audience on a musical journey during a late-night set at the annual three-day Bric JazzFest Marathon on Oct. 21. The musicians of the Harriet Tubman trio fuse elements […]
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What stores are open, closed on Thanksgiving?

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What stores are open, closed on Thanksgiving?
Here are the stores that have announced their plans to open their doors or stay closed on Thanksgiving.
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Hipster Brooklyn’s Airbnb black market is booming

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Hipster Brooklyn’s Airbnb black market is booming
Brooklyn’s Airbnb black market is booming despite the city’s best efforts to stamp out illegal rentals, according to an investigator hired by a hotel-industry group. The borough’s hipster status makes it a magnet for Airbnb listings, with three of its neighborhoods alone — Williamsburg, Bed-Stuy and Bushwick — accounting for nearly 20 percent of all…
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Authorities with an agenda: Cops using police vehicle to advocate against constitutional convention

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Authorities with an agenda: Cops using police vehicle to advocate against constitutional convention
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com. By Colin Mixson Brooklyn Paper New York’s Finest are bucking convention. Cops in the 79th Precinct are using a police van to illegally sway residents to vote against a holding constitutional convention, infuriating reform-minded locals. “It sucks to see public resources being spent to keep our system broken,” said Williamsburg […]
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Cancer support in your backyard

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Cancer support in your backyard
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com. By Leah Lu for Brooklyn Paper Breast-cancer support services in our backyard are a phone call or cyber click away: American Cancer Society – Look Good Feel Better Look Good Feel Better is a free, two-hour workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment. Volunteer cosmetologists teach free beauty techniques to cancer […]
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Bling was the thing for home invader

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Bling was the thing for home invader
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com. By Julianne McShane Brooklyn Daily 68th Precinct Bay Ridge—Dyker Heights Gold rush A thief stole more than $5,750 worth of jewelry and cash from a woman’s jewelry box, kitchen, and bedroom at her 79th Street home sometime between Oct. 6 and 7, police said. The woman reported the theft from […]
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Cancer support in your backyard

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Cancer support in your backyard
See this story at BrooklynDaily.com. By Leah Lu Brooklyn Daily Breast-cancer support services in our backyard are a phone call or cyber click away: American Cancer Society – Look Good Feel Better Look Good Feel Better is a free, two-hour workshop for women undergoing cancer treatment. Volunteer cosmetologists teach free beauty techniques to cancer patients […]
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Jimmy Kimmel brings 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to Brooklyn

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Jimmy Kimmel brings 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' to Brooklyn
The home of “Jimmy Kimmel Live” may be in Hollywood, but the host remains just as close to his relatives in Brooklyn as The Brooklyn Academy of Music is to his childhood home in Mill Basin.
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Ten injured in massive blaze at Brooklyn apartment building

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Ten injured in massive blaze at Brooklyn apartment building
Ten people were injured when a massive three-alarm fire ripped through a Brooklyn apartment building Monday, officials said. The flames erupted around 4:30 a.m. inside of a building on 49th Street near 11th Avenue in Borough Park. The fire consumed multiple floors, injuring a total of 10 residents. Nine of the victims were said to…
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In need of a lift: Pols and locals demand state restore defunct bus line

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In need of a lift: Pols and locals demand state restore defunct bus line
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com. By Lauren Gill Brooklyn Paper They want Cuomo to get on board! The Metropolitan Transportation Authority must reinstate a long-defunct bus route that connected Crown Heights and Red Hook, pols and locals demanded at a Friday rally to reinstate the B71 line. “We all need the B71 restored, people relied […]
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