By Sean Egan on Aug 29, 2016 03:26 pm Jacques Dorsainvil holds a portrait of his godson Anthony Nazaire, who was fatally stabbed at Cornell U #Brooklyn pic.twitter.com/FNoyQ1mtfU â€” Andy Mai (@MaiAndy) August 29, 2016 Anthony Nazaire, 19, is remembered by those who knew him as an ambitious, business-minded, gentleman. He was stabbed to death early Sunday morning when several fights broke out at [...]
By Sean Egan on Aug 29, 2016 03:20 pm The Wahlburgers franchise, owned by actors Mark and Donnie Wahlberg and their brother Paul, has recently been sued for wage theft and violating state and federal labor laws at its Coney Island location. The suit, which was filed on August 18, says the franchise’s Coney Island location, which opened in 2015, and is the subject [...]
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By Sean Egan on Aug 28, 2016 10:00 am Police are investigating the death of a man who was found on Coney Island beach in the area of West 22 Street, according to police. The man, 45, was seen by a lifeguard lying on the beach, fully clothed, at around 11:25am on Saturday, August 27. He was unconscious and unresponsive, according to police When [...]
By Allan Rosen on Aug 27, 2016 03:00 pm THE COMMUTE: Renovation of the Ocean Parkway Station is nearing completion.Â Â The MTA contracted Railworks Transit (subcontractor- Oliviera Contracting) to perform the work including structural concrete repairs, repairs to the subway platforms, platform edge removal and reinstallation including rubbing board and ADA Warning Tiles at a cost of $7.17 million (Project T50703/12). The renovation includes 128 [...]
By Sean Egan on Aug 27, 2016 10:00 am Check out news from around the other neighborhoods in Brooklyn: Kensington mosques and residents unite against islamophobia. [Ditmas Park Corner] Theater Review: â€˜Murder at the Food Coopâ€™ boasts neighborhoodâ€™s horniest organic freezer. [Park Slope Stoop] Local candidate talk: Emily Gallagher runs for 50th District Leader. [Fort Greene Focus] Trio behind $1 Million eel heist caught [...]