Thanks to the New York Mets “MetsGiving” program, 100 families at Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) Seth Low Cornerstone Community Center in Brownsville have received a turkey for their Thanksgiving celebration. … Full Article
On Tuesday state Sen. Kevin Parker hosted his Annual Turkey Drive at Vanderveer Park United Methodist Church in Flatlands. In partnership with Metro Plus and the Office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Parker provided more than 300 turkeys to residents across Central Brooklyn. … Full Article
Ragamuffin Inc., the nonprofit Bay Ridge organization that sponsors the annual Children’s Ragamuffin Parade on Third Avenue, has named longtime civic activist Arlene Keating as its new president. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that the city had finally reached a deal to acquire the 11-acre CitiStorage site on the Williamsburg waterfront, allowing it to complete the long-promised Bushwick Inlet Park. … Full Article
The federal government on Monday arrested a Brooklyn man who allegedly attempted to join Islamic State.
In papers released by federal court in Brooklyn, the man was also recorded by the FBI in plotting an attack on Times Square. … Full Article
Thanksgiving came early this year for hundreds of Brooklynites as Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams distributed more than 1,000 turkeys and vegetables to the less fortunate on Tuesday. … Full Article
One of the busiest subway stops in Bay Ridge will be closed for a period of time to allow the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to conduct major renovations at the train station. … Full Article