… And happy Halloween! This weekend, the Ink was all about homebrewed beer: have a look at Anna Hiatt’s story on the joy of being brewing buddies to get in a festive mood. And if you think we’ve missed something over the weekend, be sure to email us at thebrooklynink(at)gmail.com, or Tweet us: @TheBrooklynInk.
Dylan Mabin waited impatiently in the living room of his cozy apartment near the Atlantic Avenue-Pacific Street subway stop. At 5:30 p.m., 25 people he had never met were expected to come to his home and drink his beer. Mabin was sure his visitors would be late. They’d been drinking since 1 p.m. and already […]
The teacher-to-student inspirational speech is a staple of education but, as it turns out, teachers can give pep talks to parents too. The one-year-old Bedford-Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School hosted a town hall meeting last night that started as a myth-buster about charter schools, with school representatives lauding the benefits of these schools over other […]
The final chapter in the murder trial of Anatoliy “Tolik” Valenko was delayed after a jury member arrived late at the Brooklyn Supreme Court House Thursday. After the hour and a half delay, prosecution and defense attorneys presented closing remarks to the jury, which is not expected to begin deliberations until Friday. Defense attorney Robert […]
Prospect Heights offers a multicultural restaurant scene as dynamic as its arriving immigrants.
The most recent forecast predicts less snow in Brooklyn than in Manhattan, but snow will nonetheless likely hit the borough on Saturday evening, carried by a rare October nor-easter, The Wall Street Journal reports. The heaviest snowfall from the storm is expected between 5:00-8:00 PM. You can read more here.
Police say they are looking for a man accused of attacking a 77-year-old woman in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Thursday night, the Daily News reports. The attack allegedly occurred around noon at the woman’s workplace, where she fought the perpetrator off and escaped without harm. Police have released camera footage of the incident.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Brookdale Hospital is investigating the death of a 6-month old boy. Amaan Ahmmad was given an adult dose of an antibiotic, a spokesman said, resulting in what the hospital called a “tragic accident.” The child was being treated for pneumonia. Read more at the WSJ here.
The opening of a new soul food eatery heralds the return of full service, sit-down dining to Pitkin Avenue.
Rapper Jay Z, a minority stakeholder in the Brooklyn Nets, gave questionable employment numbers for the new stadium in an interview with Rosanna Scotto of Channel 5′s “Good Day New York.” Salon explains: “What do you think the arena’s going to mean to people in this neighborhood?” Scotto asked. “Well, it’s already created so many jobs, […]