Sutphin Boulevard shops in Jamaica receive grant for a makeover
Photo courtesy of Council Member Rory Lancman.

A new look is coming to Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, with many store fronts receiving a makeover. Council Members Rory Lancman and I. Daneek Miller joined the Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District and Commissioner Greg Bishop of Small Business Services (SBS) Wednesday, to unveil the new facades at F&S Discount and Variety and several other stores. […]

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10 reasons you don’t have to leave Ridgewood ever again (or at least not this week!)
Photo: Trans Pecos

With more and more businesses coming to Ridgewood, it seems like most reasons to trek to the city, or even elsewhere in Brooklyn or Queens, are becoming numbered. With our weekly list of things to do within the neighborhood, you have everything you need within walking distance! So pick your poison: backyard barbecue or concert, yoga or […]

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10 Ridgewood events to get you excited this week, including Myrtle Avenue Street Festival and Footlight opening
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Even if you don’t have the energy to go out every night of the week, we’ve got an option for you every day, including lots of fun stuff this weekend. So pick your poison wisely, whether it’s comedy or live music or the Myrtle Avenue Street Festival! Read on!   Thursday, July 21 Comedy: Thursday Night […]

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Parents whose children were killed by vehicles urge community board to support Myrtle/Wyckoff pedestrian plaza
Photo courtesy Community Board 5

After hearing heart-wrenching testimonials from families who have lost loved ones at the intersection of Myrtle and Wyckoff avenues, Community Board 5 (CB 5) voted in favor of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) pedestrian plaza plan. Judy Kottick, mother of Ella Bandes, who was 23 years old when she died after a bus struck her […]

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Historic former Ridgewood Theatre advertises new apartment rentals for insane prices
Photo via Google Maps

New apartments at blockbuster prices will soon be the feature presentation at the former Ridgewood Theatre. The former moviehouse located at 55-27 Myrtle Ave. is being converted from a 2,500-seat, five-screen multiplex theater to a five-story, mixed-use building featuring a commercial space on the lower floor and 50 residential units on the upper floors. What really has residents in a […]

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