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Off-duty MTA employee shot on 3 train in Brownsville

Police took three people into custody and are still looking for several others after a 47-year-old off-duty MTA employee was shot at the Sutter Avenue/Rutland Road station in Brownsville early Tuesday evening,  … Full Article
 

3 stabbed, teen killed on Brownsville corner; man, 25, arrested

A Brooklyn man has been arrested on murder and gang assault charges in a triple stabbing that killed a 15-year-old. … Full Article
 

Learning to cook up a brighter future in Brownsville

On a Saturday afternoon in Brownsville when everyone expected it to rain, Barkim Webster stood in line with his son waiting for a hamburger slider. … Full Article
 

Time running out to save speed cameras

Facing a July 25 deadline for New York state to dismantle speed cameras on streets near schools, transportation safety advocates are stepping up the pressure against lawmakers they charged are standing in the way of an effort to keep the cameras operating.  … Full Article
 

Brownsville residents design virtual reality experience of their neighborhood

A team of 40 Brownsville residents has created a virtual reality game about their Brooklyn neighborhood, Engadget reported. … Full Article
 

Report: Brownsville lacks parks and open space

The independent research and advocacy organization New Yorkers for Parks published a report that revealed there is not enough available parkland in Brownsville and the parks that do exist  are in poor condition,  … Full Article
 

Brownsville high school teacher takes students on the trip of a lifetime

A Brownsville high school teacher was nominated for the Hometown Hero Award for giving his students the chance to experience cultures and life outside of their borough. … Full Article
 

Ms. Legall wasn’t legal, say prosecutors, jury

In 2003, a Canarsie widow named Zelma Haskell befriended a waitress at a nearby diner named Alicia Legall. The two women became friends and began spending time together outside the diner, according to The New York Times. … Full Article
 

NYC rapidly spends down Neighborhood Development Fund

The city has been rapidly spending money from a fund designed in 2015 to improve neighborhoods rezoned under the mayor’s housing plan. Of the $1 billion in the fund, the Economic Development Corp. … Full Article
 

Reconstruction begins for dangerous stretch of Atlantic Ave. in East New York

Workers have begun a $37-million redesign of a dangerous 23-block section of Atlantic Avenue in East New York in hopes of reducing injuries and crashes. … Full Article
 

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