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  • DA Ken Thompson
    DA: 23 indicted for Medicaid scam that targeted poor people in NYC
    Nine doctors – including a Long Island cardiologist – were arrested Monday in connection with multimillion-dollar Medicaid fraud scheme that targeted low-income New Yorkers by promising sneakers in exchange for unnecessary medical...
  • Swimming is an important life skill
    Brooklyn Scout Aquatics Day to take place Thursday, April 2, 2015
    One of the requirements for First Class Scout and Second Class Scout rank advancement is skill in swimming. The swimming merit badge is also a requirement for reaching the rank of Eagle Scout. To help boys achieve their rank requirements, the...
  • Brownstones along Eighth Avenue in Park Slope
    NYC Neighborhood Spotlight: Park Slope, Brooklyn
    With it’s beautiful brownstones, close proximity to Prospect Park and wide variety of shopping, dining and recreation options, Park Slope is often considered one of the most desirable places to live in New York City. In fact, in 2010, it was...
  • Movie poster for 'Song One'
    Anne Hathaway praises the music of 'Song One'
    Oscar winning actress Anne Hathaway returns to the screen in Song One, a drama where she plays a young archaeologist named Franny. At the movie’s start, Franny’s brother Henry (Ben Rosenfield) is hit by a car and ends up going into a...
  • When I Grow Up - Kathy Gueye promotes learning through imagination
    When I Grow Up - Kathy Gueye Promotes Learning Through imagination
    On Wednesday March 18, 2015, there was a book signing at The Inkwell Cafe in Brooklyn, New York. In her new children’s book, “When I Grow Up” (published by Xlibris), author Kathy Gueye promotes early learning through prose, color...
  • Terrorist Suspect Tairod Nathan Webster Pugh
    Air Force vet attempting to join ISIS extradited to Brooklyn
    The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) nabbeda United StatesAir Force veteran saying he had been trying to join the murderous terrorist group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), according to U.S. Attorney for Eastern New York,...
  • Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson
    DA: Riverhead woman stole $85K from Brooklyn BID
    A Riverhead woman was indicted Monday on felony charges in New York City after authorities said she allegedly used $85,000 from the North Flatbush Business Improvement District to pay for food, clothing and entertainment expenses, according to the...
  • Pan Roasted Duck Confit
    Sweet Chick, Williamsburg: Soothe Your Belly, Feed Your Soul
    Sweet Chickhttp://sweetchicknyc.com/164 Bedford Avenue, BrooklynPrice - $$Cuisine - 5 starsCleanliness - 5 starsService - 4 starsDress - CasualWhen a long, unrelenting winter suggests it might finally surrender, and spring is peering around the...
  • Prospect Heights brownstones
    NYC Neighborhood Spotlight: Prospect Heights, Brooklyn
    It may be tiny by Brooklyn neighborhood standards (half a square mile), but Prospect Heights packs a punch with a plethora of train lines, recreational options, and real estate offerings. Let's break down some neighborhood specifics: Geography...
  • Brooklyn entry tops brandy category in distilling competition
    Brooklyn entry tops brandy category in distilling competition
    King's County Distillery and Brooklyn Winery emerged as the winner of the brandy category in the 2nd annualCraft Spirits Competition organized by the American Craft Spirits Association (ACSA). Judges considered 329 entries submitted from more...
  • Brooklyn cop attempts to shoot dog, shoots partner instead
    Cop tries to shoot dog, shoots partner instead
    Two Brooklyn police officers responded to a disturbance call at an East Flatbush apartment building on Kings Highway Tuesday night, February 17, 2015, according to the New York Post.Reportedly, a pit bull emerged running down the apartment hallway...
  • Your Old Droog - Kinison EP Cover
    Review: Your Old Droog - Kinison EP
    It is a shame that juxtaposition is necessary for comparison because lumping Your Old Droog in with Iggy Azalea and Macklemore and calling them all white rappers is flirting with a criminal offense. But with the current delicate racial climate of...
  • NBA All Star Weekend and Valentin's Day 2015
    NBA All Star Weekend and Valentine's Day 2015
    Valentine's Day is Saturday February 14, 2015.If you are in a relationship with someone who is a NBA fanatic then you know the NBA All Star weekend starts Friday February 13, 2015 and ends on Sunday February 15th with the All Star game.This is...
  • Miami keeps Brooklyn kids warm
    Miami keeps Brooklyn kids warm
    The organization whose mission is to provide clothing to underprivileged children, Style Saves- brought its Miami based concept to the streets of East New York, Brooklyn. Families of The Fresh Creek School P.S. 325 filled the gym to participate in...
  • Sundance Film Festival
    The Top 5 Movie Picks from the Sundance Film Festival
    It's hard to believe that the 2015 Sundance Film Festival is officially over. I'm still recovering. From waiting in long lines, celebrity sightings (which included, Kristen Wiig, Cobie Smulders, Adam Scott, Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor,...