The city is about to crack down hard on store owners in Borough Park and Midwood who put large storage containers on the streets in front of their shops and take up parking spaces, according to Councilman David Greenfield and Community Board 12 Chairman Yidel Perlstein. … Full Article
A Flatbush woman has been arrested after her 19-month-old son was found dead in their apartment over the weekend.
Police on Monday charged Anna Thomas with murder and manslaughter in the death of her son Justin Stephens. … Full Article
Bay Ridge welcomed hundreds of thousands of visitors on Sunday, as the 39th Annual Third Avenue Festival took place, offering pedestrians a variety of sights, sounds and fun-filled experiences including sidewalk sales, concerts, dance performances, outdoor cafes, kiddie rides and carnival g … Full Article
Thousands of children let their imaginations take hold and marched up Third Avenue in Bay Ridge dressed in colorful, creative and sometimes wacky, homemade costumes as part of the 47th Annual Ragamuffin Parade on Saturday. … Full Article
The fight over putting a Success Academy charter school in Seth Low Intermediate School in Bensonhurst is having an effect on the neighboring community, according to a local education official, who said the battle is spilling over the border between two school districts. … Full Article
The federal government shutdown is not only affecting federal government employees and federal installations such as Gateway National Park, it’s also affecting the financial markets and investors. … Full Article