Brighton Beach, Coney Island, & Sea Gate

Brooklynites' Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

standard Brooklynites’ Greatest Hopes and Concerns Detailed in New Study

Economic Inequality, Juvenile Justice Issues, Needs of Rising Immigrant Populations A new report curating six-months of interviews with everyday Brooklynites portrays residents’ varied hopes and concerns, spotlighting a range of issues from income inequality to rising immigrant populations to inequities in the criminal and juvenile justice […]

Looking north from southbound platform of en:Ditmas Avenue (IND Culver Line) as F train descends into tunnel (Wikimedia Commons via Jim Henderson)

standard Coalition Urging MTA to Restore “Express” F Train Service

A coalition of elected officials have urged the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) to restore express F train service in Brooklyn in a letter sent to MTA Chairman Thomas F. Prendengast. The correspondence, which was signed by a bipartisan group of fourteen city, state […]

Heartshare Carey Gardens Coney Summer Youth

standard Escaping the Weather, and the Violence: Summer Youth Programs in Coney Island Are a Respite

From torrential downpours to evenings thick with humidity, Coney Island youngsters have found a way to escape the oppressive weather while also staying safe. Thanks to summer youth programs at the Carey Gardens Community Center (sponsored by the Heartshare Human Services Program) children ages 6 to 13 now […]

After Drowning Deaths, Brooklynites Urged to Follow Proper Water Safety Habits

standard After Drowning Deaths, Brooklynites Urged to Follow Proper Water Safety Habits

In the wake of multiple drowning deaths across the borough, Brooklynites are being urged to exercise proper water safety habits. Do you know what drowning looks like? Not what you think. Take this Water Safety Wisdom quiz from the @StarTribune: http://t.co/60XrEHhh4E — […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.13.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.13.14)

 [A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Friday, June 13th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO De Blasio re-nominates Regina Myer as president of Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp [BE] Chocolate Works Opens on Montague; Karl is There With […]

Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.12.14)

standard Media Rundown: Brooklyn in the News (06.12.14)

A collection of headlines and events involving the borough today, Thursday, June 12th, 2014. Updated periodically. Brooklyn Heights & DUMBO Le chocolat, c’est magnifique: French chocolatier is the new Willy Wonka of Montague Street [BE] High School Students Put Together Exhibit on […]