In the final installment of her three-part series, “Focusing on Islam,” our columnist writes about a global future, where a quarter of all world citizens will be followers of Islam, predict world watchers. Comment.
The Brooklyn Blackout basketball team narrowly lost its inaugural game against the reviled Express from New Jersey 79–71 at the Aviator Sports and Event Center on Sunday night — but with only three practices under its belt, the rookie club could have done far worse against the 2013 American Basketball Association North-East Division champs. Comments (2).
Families and teachers from Seth Low Intermediate School decried a city plan to install a controversial charter school chain in the building at the corner of W. 12th Street and Avenue P during a raucous public hearing on Sept. 30. Comments (1).
This weekend is the chance to party like a German — Oktoberfest style! Between sausage tastings and stein-holding contests, it can be hard to pick which party is right for you. That’s where we come in, helping you decide which bretzel and bier spot to head to and break out your favorite lederhosen. Comments (1).
Aviator Sports Complex is closed indefinitely as a result of the shutdown of the federal government, which shuttered all national parks — including Gateway National Recreation Area, where Aviator is located. Comments (1).
Thousands of runners from across the world upheld the memory of tragic 9-11 fireman Steven Siller on Sunday. The Squad One smokeeater ran through the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel to the burning World Trade Center, never to return home. Comment.
A catastrophic crash in Canarsie destroyed a brick wall, totalled two cars, and sent six people to the hospital in the early hours of Sept. 27, all because a driver fled a traffic stop, according to police. Comments (2).
They’ve been lending more than books at the library in Sheepshead Bay — in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the branch also lent a hand to the surrounding community, depite getting flooded itself. Comment.
An infamous Kimball Street building that Marine Park residents have dubbed “the Monstrosity” may finally be cut down to size now that the owners have filed for permits to demolish the three upper floors, giving hope to locals who have fought the developers for nearly a decade. Comments (2).