By Alex Ellefson on May 23, 2016 05:53 pm Sheepshead Bay Road once again came alive Sunday with music, food, dancing and entertainment for the annualÂ Summer Stroll. The block party â€” now in its third year â€” is organized by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz, who first proposed the idea to help businesses recover from Superstorm Sandy. Indeed, many of [...]
By Odochi Ibe on May 23, 2016 03:46 pm It’s getting warmer out so put away your winter jackets and get out and socialize with the people in your community! Here are fun events for everyone in the family going on this week. Send us your own event listing by posting it for free on our new event calendar, or using our classifieds site, [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 23, 2016 10:28 am 2 injured in house fire in Sheepshead Bay https://t.co/FFiCEQlQSL pic.twitter.com/DnTNroudnJ â€” Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) May 23, 2016 Three people were hospitalized Monday morning after a fire broke out on the first floor of a Bedford Avenue home, according to the FDNY. More than 60 firefighters battled the flames for an hour at the brick home [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 23, 2016 08:19 am Morning MugÂ is our daily showcase ofÂ photographsÂ from our readers. If you have a photograph that youâ€™d like to see featured, send itÂ toÂ firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter.
By Alex Ellefson on May 22, 2016 09:01 am In Case You Missed It (ICYMI):Â Here are some of the big stories you may have missed this week. You can keep up with whatâ€™s going on in the neighborhood all week long. Just follow us onÂ TwitterÂ andÂ Facebook, and sign up forÂ our daily newsletter. If you have any news tips, story ideas, questions or anything else, email [...]
By Alex Ellefson on May 21, 2016 11:55 am After a busy week, hereâ€™s a chance to catch up on some of the news happening outside of our neighborhood! Weâ€™ve pulled together some of the most interesting recent stories from our sister sites. Transgender man pummeled by group of attackers on 9th Street. [Park Slope Stoop] Meet Ben Wellington, the Pratt Professor who just [...]