Firefighters raced to quench an all-hands fire at a Nostrand Avenue apartment building in Flatbush on Tuesday, which sent two residents and one of New York’s Bravest to Kings County Hospital suffering from smoke inhalation. Comment.
James McCullough — the great-grandson of legendary Steeplechase Park founder George Tilyou, and the former owner of Coney Island institutions like the B & B Carousell and McCullough’s Kiddie Park — passed away on Aug. 19. Comment.
The Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty gave out more than 700 packages of kosher food at the Bensonhurst Council of Jewish Organizations on Aug. 22, ahead of the Jewish New Year next week. Comment.
Councilwoman Sara Gonzalez is accusing challenger Carlos Menchaca of distorting the nature of the work he did in her district following Hurricane Sandy — and is vowing not to engage with her rival unless he comes clean. Comments (3).
Brooklyn Tech football coach Kyle McKenna is optimistic about this season, despite graduating the stable of talented seniors who brought the team to the quarterfinals of the Public School Athletic League championship division last year on the crest of a seven-game winning steak. Comment.
Southern Brooklyn saw two nasty motorcycle accidents last weekend, one in Canarsie and another on the Belt Parkway in Sheepshead Bay, sending one man to the hospital in cardiac arrest and sending a tragically young woman to an early grave. Comment.
What better way to cap off the summer than with an outdoor display of everything Williamsburg is famous for: local bands, local cinema, and local food from local vendors — all in the nabe’s newest local park. Comment.