By Rachel Silberstein on Aug 30, 2016 05:00 pm If you are a low-income tenant facing eviction, it may be easier than ever to get lawyer these days, according to a report released by the city today. Mayor Bill de Blasio touted the findings by the Office of Civil Justice (OCJ), which show that now 27 percent of tenants in housing court for eviction [...]
By Michelle Inciarrano on Aug 30, 2016 03:00 pm Opa!Â Brighton Ballet Theater is celebrating 30 years in business!Â The school, now headquartered at Kingsborough Community College in Manhattan Beach, was created to preserve the tradition of Russian classical and folk dance in New York City. The program serves as a community cultural oasis with a goal of “creating a common ground through dance [...]
By Sean Egan on Aug 30, 2016 01:12 pm Police are looking for a man who walked up to a front door of a residence in the vicinity of Avenue X and Brigham Street on Wednesday, July 6, around 12:05am, rang the door bell, and fired a bullet through the door and into the house, according to police. Thankfully no one was injured during [...]
By Sean Egan on Aug 30, 2016 10:08 am Ocean Parkway serves as a major connector between not only northern and southern Brooklyn, but also the Belt Parkway and the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. It is an interesting, and essential part of getting around Brooklyn, and it was originally designed with the purpose of getting southern Brooklynites to Prospect Park, according to the Brooklyn Hopper. In [...]
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