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Fast food version of ‘Romeo and Juliet’ a big hit

“Parting is such sweet sorrow.” Especially when you’re leaving Owl’s Head Park after getting a taste of Shakespeare! … Full Article
 

Flatbush boy marks his bar mitzvah by serving needy in Israel

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
 

Thousands enjoy Arab-American bazaar in Bay Ridge

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
 

Panera Bread opens new Bay Ridge location with free coffee

Hey, when you open a famous bakery-café, you can’t have just a ribbon-cutting ceremony. You have to break bread, too! … Full Article
 

Organ donors face discrimination, Nadler says

An American who generously donates his kidney to help a patient in need often finds himself the victim of discrimination later on. … Full Article
 

Shakespeare theater company offers ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in 1-hour

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
 

Both suspects caught in 'despicable' robbery and beating in Midwood

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
 

OPINION: Brooklyn rises to condemn hate groups’ activity

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
 

NYPD steps up probe of Bensonhurst anti-Muslim fliers

The Police Department’s Hate Crime Task Force has stepped up its investigation into the case of the anti-Muslim fliers found in a Bensonhurst apartment complex, according to sources. … Full Article
 

Brooklyn council seeks to remove clothing dumpsters

Clothing donation bins are becoming ubiquitous on Brooklyn sidewalks but the large metal containers are proving to be a major headache for city officials. … Full Article
 

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