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250-year-old Wyckoff-Bennett Homestead is for sale — and shockingly pristine

NYPost
Check out this old house. Brooklyn’s Wyckoff-Bennett Homestead, which dates back to around 1766, has quietly hit the market for $3.2 million. Brownstoner first reported the listing. Only three families have lived in the rare property over its 250-year history. There are about a dozen such houses in the borough.......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

NBA Bubble Tip-Off July 30th Opening Lines: Orlando Magic vs. Brooklyn Nets

Sports Illustrated
If you remember, a few weeks ago, I told you that I thought the Brooklyn Nets would be in trouble during the NBA seeding rounds. I’m feeling even better about this now that the number on the FanDuel Sportsbook has moved from +1770 to +750. Brooklyn is still a -105......
New York Post

Step inside Brooklyn Chop House’s chic reopening efforts

NYPost
Brooklyn Chop House is ready to reopen. The Chinese-infused steakhouse in DoBro will have plexiglass partitions between tables, digital menus and plastic-wrapped flatware — once indoor dining resumes in New York City.   “We have to cautious, smart and patient,” Stratos Merfolk, director of operations, said. “We’re redesigning the whole......
New York Post

Brooklyn eatery, shuttered by COVID-19 just 8 days after opening, bounces back

NYPost
On March 7, Romeo and Milka Regalli hosted a grand opening for Ras, their new Ethiopian restaurant in Crown Heights. Just eight days later, they had a not-so-grand closing. The husband-and-wife pair, who already operate three Awash Ethiopian restaurants in Manhattan and Brooklyn, had been plotting Ras for four years.......
New York Post

DJs, musicians delight neighbors with lockdown concerts and dance parties

NYPost
In New York, the show must go on — even if the stage is a stoop, and the audience is splayed out across asphalt. For more than two months, the nightly distanced disco at the corner of St. James Place and Greene Avenue in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, was not just......
New York Post

NYC first responders sue ambulance operator for pay and work violations

NYPost
Out-of-state EMTs and paramedics who risked their lives to help New Yorkers during the coronavirus crisis say the FEMA subcontractor that hired them controlled every second of their deployment, including their sex lives — and then refused to pay them for all of their time. According to a stunning lawsuit......
New York Post

Cop suing NYPD over racial profiling is running for City Council

NYPost
An NYPD lieutenant who blew the whistle on police corruption is now running for city council — the first active-duty cop in recent history to vie for the elected position.   Lt. Edwin Raymond, 34, of Brooklyn North told The Post he hopes he can use his 12 years on the......
Sports Illustrated - NFL

NBA Futures Betting: Bet Against The Brooklyn Nets!

Sports Illustrated
The Brooklyn Nets will not make the NBA playoffs. When the season resumes in Orlando, their season will only be eight games long, and I will be betting against them along the way. Last week, I wrote about how I thought the Washington Wizards had a good chance to make the......
CBS US News

Thousands participate in Brooklyn Liberation rally and march for black trans lives

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Thousands participated in a rally and silent march for black trans lives in Brooklyn Sunday. Organizers of the Brooklyn Liberation event say they believe police scanners estimated that 15,000 people dressed in white and demonstrated. The event was organized......
CBS US News

Artists unveil Black Lives Matter street mural in New York City

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Volunteers in New York City came together to paint the city’s first Black Lives Matter mural, CBS New York reports. Big bold yellow letters form the words “Black Lives Matter” along Fulton Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn.  “I just......
CBS US News

Video shows NYPD vehicles driving into protesters in Brooklyn

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here A large protest in Brooklyn on Saturday sent a shock through social media when video emerged of two New York Police Department vehicles driving through a group of protesters. The protest was one of dozens nationwide over the death......
Cleveland Scene

Souper Market Eyes Expansion at Midtown Production Facility and With New Shop in Old Brooklyn

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Matthew Moore launched his popular soup-kitchen concept in 2002, when he debuted the first Souper Market across the street from the West Side Market in Ohio City. Since then he’s added soup shops in Lakewood, Kamm’s Corners and Downtown, all supported by a production kitchen in Midtown......
New York Times - Sports

Run 100 Miles, 100 Times, in 100 Weeks. Now in a Brooklyn Apartment.

New York Times
Christopher Solomon The first time Michael Ortiz ran 100 miles inside his 960-square-foot Brooklyn apartment was the hardest. He laid out a roughly rectangular 40-foot cardboard track around the rugs on his living room floor and ran 13,200 laps on it. To save his knees from so many turns, Ortiz......
New York Times - Food and Drink

Brooklyn Kitchen Takes Its Cooking Classes Online

Florence Fabricant
For the pandemic, Taylor Erkkinen, an owner of the Brooklyn Kitchen, has taken her cooking classes online. But, like the hands-on courses she was giving in her Industry City kitchen studio, they are limited to 20 students. They’re held on Zoom so students can ask questions and get answers in......

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