Report from the Northside: Innovation Festival Rocks Greenpoint & Willyburg

This year’s Northside Festival is bigger and better than ever. … Full Article

Twelve Bushwick gang members in turf war charged on 10 separate shootings

In a bloody turf war, 12 alleged Bushwick gang members took to the streets in 10 separate shootings and were busted in a 59-count indictment Thursday. … Full Article

Fort Greene man gets 11 years for shooting at three cops

A 25-year-old man from Fort Greene was sentenced to 11 years in prison Wednesday for shooting at three police officers and engaging a shootout in the middle of the street. … Full Article

Brooklyn Community Services wraps 150th anniversary in grand style

Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) celebrated the finale of its sesquicentennial anniversary year in the East River waterfront’s newest “eco-luxe” lodging, 1 Hotel Brooklyn Bridge. … Full Article

Kids ask de Blasio to help homeless families

Politically savvy Brooklyn fourth-graders are joining forces with the nonprofit group Coalition for the Homeless to fight for better housing conditions for their peers. … Full Article

Massive arts weekend in Greenpoint highlights more than 500 emerging artists, designers

The line in Java Studios outdoor courtyard stretched all the way back to the rough brick exterior of the adjacent factory and continued on, curving to fill nearly the entire space — invitations to this night’s Greenpoint Open Studios Launch had referenced “free beer” after all. … Full Article

Faster, cheaper, better fix proposed for BQE in Brooklyn

With the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (BQE) triple cantilever underpinning the Brooklyn Heights Promenade as the backdrop, city officials, industry experts and community leaders on Friday called on Albany to allow the city to use the design-build bidding process to expedite the roadway’s  … Full Article

Sessions taking wrong approach on crime, Gonzalez charges

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ get-tough-on-crime stance could wind up backfiring, according to Acting Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez, who called new polices outlined by the country’s top law enforcement official draconian. … Full Article

Snag a designer wedding gown at Brooklyn Goodwill’s Bridal Expo this Saturday

Getting married? The Goodwill Industries store at 285 Livingston St. in Downtown Brooklyn will hold its first Bridal Expo this Saturday, June 3, from  9 a.m. to 11 p.m. (or until supplies last). … Full Article

A first look at Kushner Cos.' makeover of the Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters

Whose name will replace the Watchtower's on the iconic red-neon sign on top of the former Jehovah's Witnesses headquarters in Brooklyn Heights? … Full Article


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