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  1. Freeze Warning for Brooklyn Monday NightRead the original story

    Monday | McBrooklyn

    The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for Brooklyn and other boroughs of New York City starting 10 p.m. Monday night through 7 a.m. Tuesday morning. If you have plants outside or on your balcony, bring them in.


  2. Music Lovers Rejoice: Make Music Winter Returns Dec. 21Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | McBrooklyn

    Make Music Winter returns on Monday December 21. Musicians, singers, and winter revelers are invited to join the party and make music on the longest night of the year. Most events require no musical training, but some open rehearsals start now.


  3. Brooklyn Prays for FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | McBrooklyn

    Brooklyn residents, religious leaders and elected officials gathered in Carroll Park Sunday night for a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of terrorism in Paris. The event was organized by Borough President Eric Adams.


  4. Michael Wright's Body Found in Midwood, and More Brooklyn BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 12 | McBrooklyn

    Cops investigate theory it was a Grindr hookup gone bad. [ NY Daily News ] - Sad photo: Reward offered after abused dog found in East Flatbush parking lot.


  5. Guy Obsessed by Buses and Trains Is Arrested in Brooklyn with Stolen Greyhound BusRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 11 | McBrooklyn

    Police arrested a man obsessed with trains and buses in Brooklyn for allegedly stealing a Greyhound bus out of the Port Authority Bus Terminal, NBC reports. Greyhound was able to track the bus in Brooklyn using GPS.


  6. Shooting in Busy Downtown Brooklyn: One Dead, One WoundedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 27 | McBrooklyn

    Two teenage boys were shot, and one of them was killed, in a shooting in Downtown Brooklyn Monday evening, CBS reports. The shooting happened at DeKalb Avenue and the Flatbush Avenue Extension just after 6 p.m. near the Applebee's - across DeKalb Avenue from Long Island University.


  7. Automatic Gunfire Near Brooklyn Bridge Park; Racist Journal Sold on...Read the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    1 man hit. [ Brooklyn Eagle ] - A racist Hasidic journal for teenage boys, on sale in Brooklyn book stores, calls blacks "lowly people" and "animals on two legs."


  8. Story of Brooklyn Marathoner Inching His Way Back to HealthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    We've been a fan of Brooklyn marathoner Michael Ring for a couple of years. He's a tireless supporter of the Prospect Park Track Club, he inspires runners everywhere, and he writes a great blog, What You Do Not Know Because You Are Not Me .


  9. Provocative Forum: 'Is the NYPD Doing Its Job?' at St. Francis College in BrooklynRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    Harry Siegel and Heather Mac Donald discuss 'Is the NYPD Doing Its Job? ' at St. Francis College in Brooklyn on Wed., Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. A new tracking system is in place to measure use of force by the New York City Police, but does that satisfy the critics of Police Commissioner William Bratton and the NYPD? Siegel and Mac Donald will try to answer that question, and decide if the NYPD is doing its job. The free forum will be moderated by social critic Kay S. Hymowitz, author of Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Has Turned Men into Boys."


  10. Those Fireworks You Saw in NYC on Monday, Oct. 12, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    Fireworks were set off over New York City Monday at roughly 9:50 p.m. They were shot from a barge 500 years south of the Battery and went up over the Hudson River. They could be seen from Manhattan, Brooklyn, N.J and Staten Island.


  11. No More Polytechnic Brand in Brooklyn; 'Creative Control'; and More Brooklyn BriefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    From The Verge: Amazon has cut a deal to acquire the independently produced Creative Control , a dark satire about the tech industry that premiered at SXSW in March. Creative Control tells the story of an advertising executive tasked with selling "Augmenta" wearable glasses.


  12. Hurricane Joaquin May Miss NYC, But Deluge LikelyRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    It's looking more likely that Hurricane Joaquin will not hit New York City directly, as various models show its trajectory moving more to the east, according to the National Weather Service and Dr. Jeff Masters of Weather Underground . But the weather on Friday and afterwards will be plenty wet.


  13. Shots Fired on DeKalb Ave. in Brooklyn near PrattRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    From the scanner: A Level 1 mobilization has been declared after two shots were reported fired at 456 DeKalb Ave. in Brooklyn shortly before midnight Friday night. According to one report, two people were transported to Methodist Hospital in Park Slope just after midnight, and it was police who fired the shots.


  14. Coming Up in Brooklyn: Cannabis Film Fest, Craft Beverage Festival and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    Save the dates -- Here are some Brooklyn events you may not want to miss. Two of them are downright intoxicating: - The first-ever New York City Cannabis Film Festival is coming to Brooklyn this Saturday.


  15. Brooklyn Heights = Gotham City This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    On Wednesday and Thursday, Brooklyn Heights turned into Gotham City as Fox's hit TV show "Gotham" filmed in Brooklyn . Gotham City police vehicles and ambulances parked on Montague and Court Streets as filming took place in St. Ann's Church.


  16. 'Brooklyn Strand' Workshop Coming Up This MondayRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    Community Board 2 is hosting a presentation and workshop on the Brooklyn Strand -- which would stretch from Borough Hall to Downtown Brooklyn to Brooklyn Bridge Park -- this Monday, September 21, at 6 p.m. at the Willoughby Senior Center,105 North Portland Avenue, between Park and Myrtle avenues. The plan hopes to link green space together in the Strand area and includes a renovated Cadman Plaza, more bike lanes and pedestrian walkways, retail spaces, cafes, and plazas.


  17. 'Peace Over Violence' March in Crown Heights, BrooklynRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    On Thursday, September 17 at 6:00 p.m. at the corner of Kingston Avenue and Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams, S.O.S. Brooklyn of the Crown Heights Community Mediation Center, elected officials and spiritual leaders, will be holding a Peace Over Violence March. "This is a prayer walk to end violence that takes place in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn...." said Councilmember Laurie A. Cumbo in a release.


  18. Brooklyn's 10 Worst Subway StationsRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    The Citizens Budget Commission of New York lists 10 subway stations in Brooklyn found to be among the worst in NYC, Brownstoner reports. These include the Winthrop Street 5 station, the Prospect Avenue R station, and the Borough Hall station.


  19. Man Shot in BushwickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    From the scanner: A report of shots fired in Bushwick , Brooklyn, came over the scanner at roughly 1:15 a.m. The shots were reported on Saratoga Ave. between Halsey and Broadway, near the New York City Housing Authority's Saratoga Square project. Cops were headed to the scene.


  20. Gang Heading to Play B-Ball at Brooklyn Bridge Park Stop to Terorize Small Deli, Halal TruckRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2015 | McBrooklyn

    A gang of 20 rowdy young men stampeded into a small deli in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday, stuffing loot into their backpacks and pockets and eventually smashing the glass in the door. Cops nabbed four of the suspects about an hour later, while they played basketball at Pier 2 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, the Brooklyn Eagle reports.


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