The Brooklyn Paper
Roughing it: If the big industrial lot near New Jersey does not pan out, there is a lot of space elsewhere on Staten Island where Brooklyn Brewery could set up shop.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Kings County Saloon - now open in Bushwick
If you miss Bushwick's short-lived 1 Knickerbocker or the former staple Kings County Bar, they're BOTH back.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Guilty plea in shooting of rookie NYPD officer
A Brooklyn man has pleaded guilty to shooting a rookie police officer who confronted him for boarding a bus without paying fare in February.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
How to jumpstart tourism on Staten Island
I had the pleasure of talking with George W. Fehling one day last week. You and I know there are many interesting folks on our Island -- "go-getters," we used to call them.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
'Fake Charity' Rabbi Ordered To Repay $522K
A Brooklyn rabbi who collected hundreds of thousands of dollars for fake charities and used the money to pay his electric bill has agreed to pay restitution of $500,000 in a settlement reached today with New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Embattled Senator Sampson Has Backing Of Brooklyn's Top Democrat, But Few Others
State Senator John Sampson, facing three primary challengers and multiple federal corruption charges, has the backing of Brooklyn's top Democrat even as his reelection chances look bleak.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Protesters demand justice for Kyam Livingston, woman who died 1 year ago in police custody
Protesters are demanding justice tonight on the anniversary of the death of a Brooklyn woman who died in police custody.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Empire State News
Husband who beat his wife to death for a oecooking the wrong meala gets up to life
NEW YORK A Brooklyn man was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison for beating his 66-year-old wife to death for "cooking the wrong meal".
The Village Voice
Find Georgian Food in Manhattan at Old Tbilisi Garden
A geographic crossroads of flavors and culture, the small country of Georgia is a hotbed for unique foods -- here, the hearty stews of Eastern Europe meet the spices of the Middle East and the subtle breeze of Mediterranean flavor via the Black Sea.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
District Attorney Ken Thompson to drop most low-level marijuana arrests in Brooklyn
Kings County District Attorney Ken Thompson says that adopting the new policy will make better use of police resources and prevent offenders from having a criminal record for a minor infraction.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
First-Ever Prospect Heights Music Festival Coming to a Bar Near You
The first-ever Prospect Heights Music Festival will kick off Wednesday with more than 30 local bands and artists - many of them from the immediate neighborhood - playing over five days at The Way Station and Branded Saloon .
10 Best #ShmoneyDance Videos Gone Viral
For up-and-coming Brooklyn crew, GS9 , the collective has broken through the clutter with a video that's gone viral.
ItCH: Mayor de Blasio's Secret Party in Brooklyn
Fact-finding Democratic officials are coming to New York next month to consider bringing their national convention to the Barclays Center in 2016.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Ridgewood's Out in the Streets line-up announced - July 26 and 27 at the Onderdonk House
A Place to Bury Strangers, Body Language, Hunters, Cities Aviv and many more will be playing at the historic Onderdonk House : The Vander Ende-Onderdonk House, located in Ridgewood on the border of Queens and Brooklyn, is the oldest Dutch Colonial stone house in New York City.