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Jan 03 2024
Tourists said they were enjoying walking the Brooklyn Bridge without having to navigate around souvenir stands on Wednesday, the first day of the city’s total ban of vendors on the famous span. The Department of Transportation employees and NYPD officers cleared out the sellers’ tables and operations at midnight, just as the ban went into effect. Workers posted a sign on the pedestrian walkwayGothamist
Jan 10 2024
New York Jewish Week via JTA — On Tuesday, a group of Jewish men gathered to pray under a leaky white tent in the drizzling rain outside the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s world headquarters in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, draping their wet jackets over portable bookshelves and talking about what had happened there the previous afternoon. As for the building itself, it was closed off. Outside theThe Times of Israel
Jan 10 2024
Twelve worshippers were arrested on Jan. 8 after NYPD officers uncovered a secret tunnel inside a historic Jewish temple in Brooklyn. Law enforcement was called to the Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters in the Crown Heights neighborhood when a brawl broke out between officers and parishioners defending the passageway. When a cement truck pulled up to fill the previously discovered hole,Black Enterprise
Jan 23 2024
Mother of Daunte Wright 'angered' by Brooklyn Center City Council's 'surprise' rejection of police reform policy
“Anger,” “disappointment” and “disgust” were the words that Daunte Wright’s mother used to describe her emotions on Tuesday after the Brooklyn Center City Council voted down a resolution that would’ve limited police traffic stops the night prior. The latest version of the proposal was years in the making for Katie Wright. Her son, at 20 years old, was shot and killed by former officer KimberlyKSTP
Dec 02 2023
Eyewitness News has the latest on the deadly stabbing. Man charged with stabbing his mother to death in Brooklyn FORT HAMILTON, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Police charged a man with murder for the stabbing death of his mother. Police found the body of Inna Deshkovich, 52, inside a house on 93rd Street in Fort Hamilton on Friday night. Officers responded to the home for reports of an assault. When theyABC 7 New York
Nov 15 2023
BROOKLYN, NY — For people who don’t want to spend hours or even days cooking and cleaning up from a big turkey dinner, several restaurants in Brooklyn are open on Thanksgiving Day.
Restaurants open for Thanksgiving on Thursday, Nov. 23, offer a range of dining experiences, from fine dining to fast casual to fast food.
As always, Patch encourages you to call any restaurant on thisPatch.com
Jan 24 2024
A career criminal suspected of robbing flashy Brooklyn bishop Lamor Whitehead during a live-streamed service in 2022 was shot dead by US Marshals in New Jersey Wednesday, law enforcement sources told The Post. Shamar Leggette — who is third on the list of New York’s most wanted fugitives — was killed during a confrontation with Marshals who were attempting to arrest him for the armed robbery,New York Post (News)
Nov 07 2023
BROOKLYN, NY — The polls closed at 9 p.m. in New York City, and all eyes were on a hotly contested race between Democrat Justin Brannan and Republican Ari Kagan for the 47th District. Early tallies Tuesday showed low voter turnout across New York City, CBS News reported. Tallies from the New York City Board of Elections reported 140,629 Brooklynites had checked in to vote by 6 p.m. Tuesday.Patch.com