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Wednesday, February 8, 2017



Crime Drop Continues For Sheepshead Bay Station House
By Carly Miller on Feb 07, 2017 04:49 pm

Crime is down in almost every major felony in Sheepshead Bay’s 61st Precinct for 2016, according to annual crime statistics released by the NYPD. In the seven major crimes — murder, rape, robbery, felony assault, burglary, grand larceny, grand larceny auto — the precinct’s crime rate plummeted 21.5 percent in 2016, compared to just 4.8 […]

Emeline Michel Comes To Brooklyn Center
By BKLYNER on Feb 07, 2017 04:00 pm

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts continues its season on Saturday, March 4 with Haitian singer/songwriter Emeline Michel. Called “the Joni Mitchell of Haiti,” Ms. Michel has toured the globe both as a performer and in her role as a Red Cross Ambassador. With “a voice serene and warm like the breeze” (The New York […]

New York State Lawmakers Vote To Delay The City’s Plastic Bag Bill
By Carly Miller on Feb 07, 2017 02:26 pm

Yesterday, New York State lawmakers approved a measure to delay the City Council’s Plastic Bag Bill, which would slap a 5 cent fee on disposable grocery bags. The Republican-led State Senate voted in favor of a moratorium on the Bag Bill 43-16, as part of an agreement between the Senate and Assembly, halting the bill at […]

Three Suspects Charged With Gang Assault Following Death Of Coney Island Woman
By Carly Miller on Feb 07, 2017 10:03 am

Two women and one man have been charged with gang assault after the death of a woman inside a Coney Island housing project earlier this year. Cops found Vanessa Rivera, 42, inside Surfside Gardens Houses on West 33rd Street between Neptune and Mermaid Avenues on Saturday, January 21 around 4pm, said cops. She had trauma to her […]

BKLYN DESIGNS Accepting Applications
By BKLYNER on Feb 06, 2017 05:00 pm

Brooklyn’s premiere design event, BKLYN DESIGNS, is gearing up for another successful edition at the Brooklyn Expo Center in Greenpoint from May 5-7, 2017. Presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, the show will kick off the first weekend of NYCxDESIGN – New York City’s official citywide celebration of design – with a pool of […]

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