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[VIDEO] The Magic of Age

It's never too late to become a magician - a group of seniors from Bay Ridge Senior Center study magic tricks with a Brooklyn magician, Gary Dreifus. Brooklyn seniors will show their card, rope or rings tricks during a magic show in June.


Kosher Yoga in Crown Heights

Yoga instructor decided to make the movement available for Lubavitchers – she opened a studio where “no men, no mantras and no oms are allowed.” Read about the popularity of yoga in a Jewish neighborhood at


Congresswoman Receives Death Threats

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney received a series of death threats connected to her fight against gun violence. Maloney reported to the police that the death threats were telephoned into her district office. Read the story at The Greenpoint Gazette 


Brooklynite Died After Falling on a Glass Bottle

A man in his 20’s died after cutting his arm on a broken bottle during a fight over paying a bill at La Cabana Rodriguez restaurant on Flatbush Avenue. The accident happened about 4 a.m. last night. The two men fought inside of the bar and then went to the street where one of them...


Push for Bike Lane Connecting Brooklyn and Staten Island

Brooklyn cyclists push for a bike lane and pedestrian path on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. The cycling advocacy group Transportation Alternatives and Regional Plan Association collected 924 signatures in a support of the bike lane. The study by the Department of City Planning estimated that the project would cost $26.5 million. Read the story at The...


Video Captured Robbery in Borough Park

Police released a video capturing mugging in a subway station. Surveillance cameras recorded a brutal robbery at 2:40 a.m. on March 9th on the 18th Avenue F train station. An unidentified man attacked and kicked a 56-year-old women in order to go through her belongings. See the video and the story at The New York...