By Rachel Silberstein on Jun 09, 2016 05:10 pm One hundred lucky thrill seekers will get to ride Luna Park’s Thunderbolt this weekend completely free of charge. The amusement park is celebrating the second anniversary of the iconic ride this Sunday, June 12, between 2pm and 4pm. The roller coaster, which first opened in 2014, provides a two-minute adventure with a hair-raising 90-degree vertical [...]
By Liena Zagare on Jun 09, 2016 04:21 pm This week in collaboration with Brooklyn Mama’s Kitchen and your local Greenmarket, we bring you a lovely recipe that’s perfect for weekend brunch with friends. The recipe below will feed 4-6, in the video we adjusted it to make enough for two. So pick up some spinach and eggs at the market, and enjoy! SPRING [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 09, 2016 03:29 pm Criminals beware! The 61st Precinct has a new eagle-eyed cop. Rookie officer Bryan Baroniunas, barely two months on the job, was awarded “Cop of the Month” Wednesday for cuffing a career criminal who tried to burglarize a construction site in Gravesend. The precinct’s commanding officer, Captain Winston Faison, said his new recruit busted a “bad [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 09, 2016 11:15 am Metro Storage completedÂ a four-story, 100,000 square-foot facility â€” which drew objections in 2013 when it was brought before the community board â€” along the waterfront on Knapp Street. The company announced the opening last week. The storage center, located near the corner of Voorhies Avenue, has 1,357 climate controlled units and more than 80,000 square [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jun 09, 2016 07:00 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 Jun 08, 2016 07:23 pm The Department of Transportation (DOT) completed several changes last week on Sheepshead Bay Road toÂ make the area more orderlyÂ and address some of theÂ safety concernsÂ raised by neighbors about the controversial new traffic plan. Residents will notice LED lights added under the train trestle on East 15th Street. After the bus stop was moved in April from [...]