Knicks star Enes Kanter visits kids in Bushwick shelter

Children living in a Bushwick shelter got to see a professional basketball player up close when New York Knicks center Enes Kanter came to visit them for a back-to-school event last week. … Full Article

Salsa, gospel, ballet and more in inaugural Downtown Brooklyn arts festival

This month, Brooklyn’s arts institutions are coming together in the epicenter of the borough’s arts district to put on the first ever Downtown Brooklyn Arts Festival: Discover the District. … Full Article

For Persian delicacies, Prospect Heights is the place to go

Nasim Alikhani, the owner of Prospect Heights’ newest Persian eatery, found her inspiration in the home-cooked meals of her childhood in Tehran, Iran. The restaurant even takes its name Sofreh from the word for a specific type of Iranian tablecloth. … Full Article

Could a Park Slope entrepreneur pose a threat to Amazon?

Brooklynites, it might be time to think twice about renewing your Amazon Prime subscription. Brooklyn entrepreneur and former vice president of Liberty Cable Peter Price is creating an e-commerce and next-day delivery service called EMain that starts on Sept. … Full Article

The K2 corner: Why a toxic drug persists in Brooklyn

The scene is strikingly familiar every time it breaks out, like an episode of "The Walking Dead." On Saturday in Brooklyn, police received a call about several men lying on  … Full Article

Sunset Park gears up for annual Fifth Avenue BID Street Festival

As the sun sets on summer, the Sunset Park Fifth Avenue Business Improvement District (BID) is ready to host its annual celebration, the Fifth Avenue BID Street Festival. … Full Article

New 40-story apartment building proposed for Downtown Brooklyn

Yet another skyscraper may be coming to Downtown Brooklyn. … Full Article

Mission Chinese Food opens in East Williamsburg this fall, with bread

Last year, chef Danny Bowien announced he was bringing his hit restaurant Mission Chinese Food to Brooklyn. Now, an update from the restaurant indicates the spot will be opened and operating this fall. … Full Article

Portland's Stumptown Coffee comes to Cobble Hill

Stumptown Coffee Roasters, the Portland-based roastery that can be found on the trendiest bakery shelves and grocery store aisles, is opening its first location in Brooklyn inside a newly renovated firehouse. … Full Article

Nine members of the `Bushwick Crew’ charged with murders and racketeering

Nine members of a gang in North Brooklyn, allegedly known as the "Bushwick Crew," were arraigned in federal court in Downtown Brooklyn yesterday with a 19-count indictment that charged eight of the members with racketeering conspiracy, including predicate acts of murder, kidnapping, robbery … Full Article


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