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Business Closed and Under Construction: Anthony's on 4th

Anthony’s on 4th, the family-run pizzeria that was listed for rent about a year ago, is closed, with Department of Building signs up in the windows about a new renovation in the space at 400 4th Avenue, on the corner of 6th Street. We tried calling Anthony’s, which opened back, to see if it’s
Kids & Family (crop) at the library via thebrooklynknight on Instagram

Looking for some fun events to enjoy with the kids this week? Give back to the community by volunteering to spruce up Prospect Park, meet the Brooklyn Knight and hear some superhero stories, jam at a family-friendly bluegrass concert, and more good stuff is coming up in the neighborhood. Details on those below: Superhero Storytime
Transportation (crop) Red LIght Camera

If drivers know where all the red light cameras are, do they stop being as effective? Or does that actually help them calm traffic? These could be reasons the city has seen a significant drop in tickets being issued by the cameras — down from 668,709 in to 575,176, according to records the
Business Jerry, Christopher, Richard at Uncle Arthur's Cafe

Uncle Arthur’s Cafe, the new venture from The Soup Bowl’s Richard Gussoff, opened last week at 237 9th Street, just off 4th Avenue. Named for his uncle Arthur Klein, an attorney who negotiated the leases for his restaurants, Richard hopes to channel the unpretentious attitude that helped make Arthur such a success. “I chose the name Uncle
Police & Fire Darnell Thomas via NYPD

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who escaped from the back of a police car in our area on Monday evening. Cops say that 26-year-old Darnell Thomas broke free from police custody near the 78th Precinct station house, getting out of a marked police car at Atlantic Avenue and
Events A Taste Of 5th via 5th Ave BID

It’s the first full week of April, and we’re starting to see more and more events that will lure us out of hibernation. From a lesson for women on fixing up your bike to a poetry reading and a chance to to taste so much of the great food 5th Avenue has to offer, there’s
News spring flowers on 9th Street

Keep up with neighborhood news all the week — follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and sign up for our daily newsletter. Here’s a look back at some stories you might have missed this week: • Everything you need to know about organic

Ready to enjoy the first weekend of April? Here’s a recap of some of the events to check out in the neighborhood today and tomorrow, from the annual Opening Day parade to a guided bird walk, from a food truck rally to a night of literary erotica. Details on those and more below! Participatory Budgeting Vote When: Saturday, April 5,
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