State Assemblyman Steven Cymbrowitz (D-Midwood, Gravesend, Sheepshead Bay, Brighton Beach, Manhattan Beach) recently called this towering addition to a partly collapsed Homecrest bungalow a “five-story monster of a house,” Sheepshead Bites reported. … Full Article
Coney Island has long been a photographer’s paradise, from the era of the grand hotels before World War I, to the amusement area’s heyday as a destination for working-class New Yorkers from the 1920s through the 1950s, to its current rebirth. … Full Article
Members of the Lincoln Railsplitters all thought that he should have been at the NBA All-Star game in New Orleans, but they had the next best thing instead — Indiana Pacer and Lincoln High School alumn … Full Article
A 19-year-old Brooklyn woman has been charged in connection with the death of her 2-year-old son.
The medical examiner on Tuesday determined that Jayden Smith died of blunt force trauma to his abdomen. … Full Article
Two men wrongly convicted for a triple murder have been freed after spending more than two decades in prison. Anthony Yarbough and Sharrif Wilson were released Thursday after a Brooklyn judge overturned their convictions based on new DNA evidence. … Full Article
The Brooklyn Cyclones will host the 10th annual New York-Penn League All-Star Game this coming summer. MCU Park, which hosted the first-ever New York-Penn League All-Star Game in 2005, will once again welcome the best the league has to offer on Tuesday, Aug. 19th. … Full Article
A lawmaker usually has to be on the City Council a few years before having any real clout.
But two of the council’s “youngsters” are bucking conventional political wisdom by moving up far and fast. … Full Article