Obesity is an issue facing all New York City children, but the Hispanic community suffers at a disproportionately high rate. After-school running programs are helping students like Derek Barranco, the 2012 NYRR Youth Runner of The Year, lose the weight and combat unhealthy lifestyles.
The Brooklyn Ink explored the borough to see what was happening on Brooklyn’s vast waterfont. Here’s what we found in the water.
Mark Scott likes boa constrictors, and he thinks you should too. The owner of East River constrictors explains why his reptiles don’t deserve the bad reputation and what makes the untraditional pet so cool..
The bombings at The Boston Marathon added to the country’s state of unease. But the Brooklyn Half-Marathon and 5 Boro Bike Tour will go on undeterred.
Rapper and Brooklyn native Jay-Z announced his retirement during a surprise performance at the Downhouse Lounge in Gravesend Sunday evening. He told the awestruck crowd that most ticket sales for his upcoming tour with Justin [...]
A report has come from the FDNY scanner that power lines are burning at 2901 Emmons Ave. The report called for “all hands on” and commuters should try to avoid the stretch of road.
A new Billboard at Times Square is encouraging listeners to discuss piracy within the music industry. The advertisement, sponsored by Brooklyn band Ghost Beach, features a message that changes from phrases like “Piracy is Progress” [...]
Brooklyn doctor Oleg Davie was charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide after his involvement in the death of a patient during a liposuction procedure. Isel Pineda went into cardiac arrest during her procedure, [...]
The Brooklyn Nets have a clinched a playoff spot in the NBA Eastern Conference following Philadelphia’s loss Friday night. It’s the teams first season in Brooklyn, but the Nets organization hasn’t made the playoffs since [...]
A manhunt is on for the man suspected for shooting four and killing one in the Gravesend Housing Project on Friday night. Joseph Brown, 29, reportedly entered the apartment and shot a man in the [...]