Instead of having a party, Joseph Ezon found a better way to celebrate his bar mitzvah. The Flatbush youngster traveled with his family and friends to Israel, where the group helped needy families by preparing food packages. … Full Article
Mira Serhan, 3, got her first tattoo in Shore Road Park on Sunday. But don’t worry. Little Mira wasn’t displaying a rebellious streak. Her mom, Mona Serhan, totally approved. In fact, Mira’s big sister, Leah, 6, also got a tattoo. … Full Article
The Bard is getting bouncy!
A Bay Ridge-based theater company is shaking up Shakespeare by presenting a truncated, one-hour version of the Bard’s classic “Romeo and Juliet” in a special day of Shakespeare in the Park on Saturday. … Full Article
The second of two suspects who assaulted a young woman in an apartment building in the vicinity of Avenue M and East 18th Street in Midwood on Sunday were arrested early Friday morning. The other suspect was apprehended on Thursday. … Full Article
The widespread condemnation by most local officials of several anti-Muslim hate incidents in southern Brooklyn shows how Brooklyn’s tradition of tolerance rises to the fore whenever such isolated incidents take place. … Full Article
Cops and the community residents they protect will gather together to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 5 with block parties, barbecues and other fun events designed to bring them closer together. … Full Article