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What's Your Opinion?

Question: A proprietor came under scrutiny for opening a sex shop on Flatbush Avenue in Brooklyn. What do you think of a sex shop in your community?

“As a single 20-year-old male with no kids, I respect the business as long as they respect the community.” Abe G., Carroll Gardens “Honestly, there are far worse things in the community than a sex shop. More...


Youth Sports Take Measures for Better Concussion Management

It’s no secret that football is a tough sport, with the possibility of injuries ever-present, including concussions, a type of traumatic brain injury that occurs when a head impact jars or rattles the brain inside the skull. More...

Week 8 PSAL Area Hoops Round-Up

It was a good week for area teams, as respective squads battled for playoff positioning on the ultra-competitive Brooklyn hardwood floors. More...

Guest Column


As many of you know, written prescriptions will be illegal in New York State after March 27, 2015. More...


Keeping Your Teeth Healthy

You’ll often hear dentists talk about plaque. This film (usually pale yellow) naturally develops on teeth. It’s made of bacteria that tries to attach themselves to the smooth surface of the tooth. More...

Why People Cheat On Their Spouses

We live in an age where infidelity, or the breaking of marriage vows, is a very common phenomenon. In some instances, the couple is mismatched and incompatible, and divorce is a welcome relief for both partners. More...

Other News

Organization Gives Hope To Canarsie Students

The mission of Virginia’s House of Hope is to improve the quality of life for children by helping disadvantaged families throughout the city. A demonstration of that mission took place at P.S. More...

Slain Flatlands Teen Laid To Rest

The grieving family and friends of 15-yearold Isiah Joseph said their final goodbyes last Friday and Saturday. The youngster’s wake was held in Crown Heights on Friday at the R. More...

Lightning Strikes Twice On Flatlands Avenue

A family living on the corner of Flatlands Avenue and East 102nd Street were not expecting company last Sunday afternoon. An uninvited guest showed up in their driveway and plowed through the garage door. More...

Telling It Like It Is

Telling It Like It Is

It’s Never The Right Time To Be “Sexy” In A Community

With all the attention “50 Shades of Grey” is getting, it’s no wonder adult novelty shops have been drumming up more business over the past couple of years.  More...

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