Justice Matthew D’Emic discusses diversity, bias at Bay Ridge Lawyers Association meeting

The Bay Ridge Lawyers Association hosted Justice Matthew D’Emic, administrative judge of the Kings County Supreme Court, Criminal Term, for its monthly meeting on Third Avenue Wednesday night where he gave a continuing legal education lecture on diversity and bias in the criminal justice sy … Full Article

Hikind not running for re-election to Assembly after 36 years in Albany

Assemblymember Dov Hikind, a flamethrowing conservative Democrat with a safe seat in a highly Orthodox Central Brooklyn community, is calling it quits. … Full Article

Brooklyn pols hate Cuomo's plastic bag ban

Two Brooklyn pols who can’t agree on much of anything hate Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s idea to ban single-use plastic bags from stores. Lefty Councilman Brad Lander (D-Park Slope) found himself agreeing with right-wing state Sen. Marty Golden (R-C-Bay Ridge) — albeit for different reasons. … Full Article

Bay Ridge’s Fontbonne Hall Academy celebrates 80th anniversary

Fontbonne Hall Academy has had a great year. Well, make that 80 great years of turning out promising high school graduates who have gone on to top colleges across the country. … Full Article

Come see landmark-worthy West Midwood

A thank you is in order to the late Henry Meyer of Germania Real Estate & Improvement Co. He bought Jon Lott's farm and built West Midwood. … Full Article

The Russos reminisce about their West Midwood house

Ron and Diane Russo believed in Victorian Flatbush in the bad old days when residents fled the place in droves. The couple paid $100,000 for a big old house on a street where nobody wanted to live.  … Full Article

Bodega owners shutter shops to protest Trump's 'Muslim ban'

Yemeni-American bodega owners across Brooklyn shuttered their essential stores for an hour on Tuesday to protest the Trump Administration’s so-called Muslim travel ban. … Full Article


Donald Trump Jr., Sebastian Gorka to headline Brooklyn GOP gala

UPDATED | The chickens are coming home to roost. … Full Article

Step Afrika returns to Brooklyn this weekend

For a third straight season, Step Afrika! will bring their hypnotic rhythms back to Brooklyn. … Full Article

Dyker Heights Neighborhood Improvement Association: Helping the community for decades

The Neighborhood Improvement Association (NIA) has been addressing issues that impact youth, families and seniors in the community since it was founded in 1981. … Full Article


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