Local & State

Debate Emerges Over Security Measures for Local Houses of Worship

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In the wake of a knife attack at Chabad-Lubavitch world headquarters in Crown Heights, elected representatives debated whether sufficient security measures were in place for local houses of worship. A tension emerged between a desire to keep such institutions open to the public and the […]

Sunset Park Warehouse to Become Fashion, Manufacturing, and Tech Hub

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City to Invest $3.5 Million in Partnership With Developer Salmar Properties In an effort to expand the city’s fashion and manufacturing sectors while also supporting exploration into new technologies, the Economic Development Corporation announced a $3.5 million investment in an “Innovation Hub” in Sunset […]

Residents Fear Return of Bar Plagued by Violent Incidents and Lewd Conduct

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Residents on the border of Kensington and Borough Park fear the return of a raucous nightclub attracting clientele prone to incidents of street violence and lewd conduct, including stabbings, tire slashings, defecation on nearby residential stoops and fornication in the backyard bushes of local houses of […]

DreamStreet Theater, Where 'Wildflowers' Shine

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Special Needs Performers Star in Musical Revue with Overarching Theme of Acceptance It’s a place where those with special needs can truly shine. For 16 years, Brooklyn’s DreamStreet Theatre Company has been cultivating a unique community of performers. Some 15-20 adult special needs actors, many who have been […]