Forgive me if I don’t celebrate with Michael Bloomberg, Marty Markowitz and Charles Wang. Brooklyn is better than Quebec, but it still feels like another punch to the soul for the true fans of a once-proud franchise.
Goodbye, Nassau. Hello, Brooklyn. The Islanders will become the borough’s second professional sports franchise when they move to Barclays Center in 2015.
A crowd turned out Saturday to plant daffodils outside a Brooklyn school in memory of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The Harlem Globetrotters have played 20,000 exhibitions in 120 countries and now for the first time in their 87-year history they will play in Brooklyn.
Brooklynites have been waiting for this moment for years, for decades. The Barclays Center will be the first new major sports and entertainment indoor arena in New York since 1968.
The Macy’s fireworks have been held over the Hudson River since 2009, at which time it was just to celebrate Henry Hudson’s discovery of Manhattan. Several elected officials are calling for the display’s return to the East River.
The Wonder Wheel has been delighting visitors at Coney Island for generations. And now its operators are putting a bright idea into action, giving the iconic Ferris wheel an environmentally friendly upgrade.
Dozens of parents addressed the Panel for Educational Policy in Brooklyn Thursday night.
With the smash of a bottle of egg cream against the Cyclone, the 2012 season at Coney Island’s Luna Park official began.
“And now, what are they talking about possibly eliminating? One of their few success stories? Mashugana! ” said Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz.
For many people in Brooklyn, riding the F and G trains has meant a mad dash across six busy lanes of 4th Avenue in Park Slope. Not anymore!
The final hurdle has been cleared for the construction of a major supermarket in Brooklyn.
If Gov. Andrew Cuomo succeeds in making table gambling legal in New York, where do you think casinos will crop up? Some are betting on Coney Island.
Everyone’s favorite Manhattan hamburger stand now has a location in Brooklyn.
A big crowd showed up for the grand opening of the store and Mayor Michael Bloomberg helped cut the ribbon.