By Sean Egan on Oct 03, 2016 05:00 pm Another sign of Fall — the City’s 2016-2017 â€œheat seasonâ€ began on Saturday and continues through May 31, 2017. Mayor de Blasio and Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Commissioner Vicki Been issued a statement today reminding residential building owners of their “legal obligation” to provide tenants with hot water year-round, and heat when [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 03, 2016 03:00 pm Here is our weekly roundup of events and goings on around the neighborhood this week. You can find a complete list in our events calendar. We also encourage everyone toÂ add events to the calendar to help get the word out! Parent’s Happy Hour When: Monday, October 3. 5pm-7pm Where:Â Werkstatt, 509 Coney Island Ave. What:Â Parents, bring [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 03, 2016 02:04 pm Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz’s neighbors are suing him in small-claims court because recent renovations to his Brighton Beach apartmentÂ filled their home with dust when they were recovering from serious cardiological tests, according to a report by the New York Post. Anatoliy, 82, and Ninel Rubinovich, 80, live above Cymbrowitz and both had a serious cardiological exam [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 03, 2016 12:00 pm Police are looking for suspects in two separate credit and debit card thefts. They released video footage and photographs of the suspects, and are asking for the public’s assistance in apprehending these thieves. Police released surveillance footage and photographs of a man and a woman who broke into another woman’s car and stole a credit [...]
By Donny Levit on Oct 03, 2016 10:00 am Jewish communities began their celebration of Rosh Hashanah at sundown last night. The holiday continues for two days, through sundown on Tuesday, October 4. Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year, and this will be year 5777 in the Jewish calendar. A greeting for the holiday is “Shanah Tovah,” which translates to “[have a]good year.” [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 03, 2016 09:26 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 Sean Egan on Oct 02, 2016 09:30 am The weekend is coming to a close. Where did the week go? Catch up on what happened this week with out roundup of Sheepshead Bay (and surrounding neighborhoods) news: Seven-story apartment building to replace two-story house in Sheepshead Bay. Emmons Avenue office building sold for millions. Southern Brooklyn has a new hockey team. Person arrested [...]
By Sean Egan on Oct 01, 2016 09:30 am We don’t expect you to keep up on all of the news throughout Brooklyn during the week. That’s why we round it all up from our sister sites every Saturday morning for you! Enjoy: Exploring the history of the Underground Railroad in four local sites. [Fort Greene Focus] Remembering Nellie Bly, Bensonhurstâ€™s ever-evolving kiddie theme [...]