30-pound turtle caught off Canarsie pier

A Queens angler was hoping to catch some fish but instead reeled in a 30-pound turtle off a Brooklyn pier.

It appears to be a baby loggerhead turtle, which can grow to be 3-feet long and up to 300 pounds. … Full Article

Musical havdalah

Musicians from two progressive synagogues will lead and outdoor picnic and Sabbath-ending havdalah service. … Full Article

East Flatbush youth: Clean up and see the Mets

Councilmember Jumaane D. Williams has an offer for neighborhood sports fans that’s hard to beat: Help clean up East Flatbush during Community Clean-Up Day and receive free tickets to a New York Mets game. … Full Article

Congressman Turner Visits Marine Park Civic Association

Congressman Bob Turner (R-Southeast Brooklyn/Queens) attended the Marine Park Civic Association meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, to have an open discussion with local residents about his work in Washington, D.C., and Brooklyn. The meeting took place at I.S. 278 on Stuart Street. … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Charles M. Ryder House, 32 Village Road North

What will happen next to a historic Gravesend home that George Washington visited just after the end of the Revolutionary War? … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Lady Moody's House, 27 Gravesend Neck Road

Everybody in Brooklyn calls this Lady Moody's House. … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Hendrick I. Lott House, 1940 E. 36th St.

This city landmark partly built in 1720 should be ready for public viewing before the snow flies — or at least the grounds should be. … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Stoothoff-Baxter-Kouwenhoven House, 1640 E. 48th St.

After Ken Friedlander bought his historic home, the first thing he did was square things away with the resident ghost. … Full Article

You Say You Want A Revolution: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, 5816 Clarendon Road

It's a place that inspires reverence among the real estate-obsessed: The oldest building in New York City. It sits on a bucolic bit of farmland left over from the 1600s — across the street from an East Flatbush junk yard and car wash.  … Full Article

Brooklyn man, 74, brutally robbed and assaulted in apartment elevator

The NYPD is looking for the suspects who followed a man into an elevator and then viciously beat and robbed him. Police say the 74-year-old victim is in critical condition at Kings County Hospital following the weekend attack. … Full Article


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