Brooklyn entrepreneur Kuriyama makes every second count

When Brooklyn-based business man Cesar Kuriyama turned 30, he wanted to capture the very best moments of his life on video as Gawker reports. … Full Article

R line resumes normal service on Friday

Brooklyn Heights
The MTA says R subway service between lower Manhattan and Brooklyn is expected to return on Friday. … Full Article

Prospect Park’s legendary ‘Ghost Dog’ up for adoption

Prospect Park
The “Ghost Dog” of Prospect Park – a nearly mythical creature -- is up for adoption.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park issues RFP for John Street

Just a week after opening the soccer fields at Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park has now turned its attention to the northern end of the park -– specifically, the John Street site in DUMBO. … Full Article

Brooklyn owl released into wild

Sea Gate
A tiny Canadian owl who was found in Sea Gate suffering from head trauma and inflammation has been released into the wilds of Central Park, reports Gothamist. … Full Article

New section of Brooklyn Bridge Park opens – with 3 soccer fields

Brooklyn Heights
The press conference to announce the  … Full Article

Smartphones can soon be used to 'e-hail' city taxis

Raising your arm and yelling "taxi!" will soon be the old-fashioned way to nab a New York City cab. Soon, all you'll need is a smartphone app. … Full Article

Board chairman: Next superstorm could close Belt Parkway for YEARS

Bath Beach
As elected officials stepped up their efforts to get the federal government to authorize emergency repairs of a 200-foot-long section of the Shore Parkway seawall in Bath Beach destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, one community official warned that unless the seawall is totally rebuilt, the next super-s … Full Article

Coney Island named on the AP's 2013 travel list

Coney Island
Ireland, Myanmar, New Zealand and Marseille may have topped the list, but Coney Island is listed as one of the only American sites on the Associated Press' 2013 travel list. … Full Article

UFO over Brooklyn! Sighting over Prospect Heights

Prospect Heights
With the Mayan end-of-the-world prediction just 10 days away, there are Brooklynites that claimed a UFO was seen flying over Brooklyn on Dec. 3, according to a Gothamist report. … Full Article


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