By Alex Ellefson on Jul 11, 2016 04:28 pm Lots to do in southern Brooklyn this week. Curl up for the first movie screening of the Coney Island Flicks on the Beach series. There are also other outdoor movie showings, concerts, a park cleanup and more! Send us your own event listing by posting it for free on our new event calendar, or using [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 11, 2016 02:41 pm An MTA bus driver was arrested Tuesday for slashing his wife in the neckÂ during a domestic dispute at the their Gravesend home, authorities say. Raymond Soto, 60, allegedly lunged at his 33-year-old son-in-law with a knife around 1:30pm during an argument at their house near the corner of West 7th Street and Avenue V. Soto’s [...]
By Sheepshead Bites on Jul 11, 2016 01:12 pm By Elizabeth Elizalde In the wake of last week’s nationwide violence, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, community members, and law enforcement, will hold a candlelight vigil to honor the Lousiana, Minnesota, and Dallas shooting victims on Monday at 7:00 p.m. Two men fatally shot by police — Alton Sterling, 37, of Louisiana, and Philando [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 11, 2016 11:14 am Joe Perry, guitarist for the Hall of Fame rock band Aerosmith, collapsedÂ from a heart attack while playing a show Sunday night at the Coney Island Amphitheater, the New York Post reports. Perry was performing with his side project the Hollywood Vampires â€” which also counts Alice Cooper and Johnny Depp among its members â€” when [...]
By Alex Ellefson on Jul 11, 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 Jul 10, 2016 08:18 pm 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 Jul 09, 2016 12:56 pm 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. 23-year-old woman escapes attempted rape near 7th Avenue; cops release footage [Video]. [Park Slope Stoop] Con artists targeting Asian women with [...]