You had to be there to believe it.While most Brooklynites retreated to the warmth of their homes around midnight following the ball drop and the firework shows this New Year’s Eve, thousands of young adults were just starting their evenings. … Full Article
A Brooklyn lawmaker says many film shoots in New York City get special parking permits for trucks, lifts, cranes, rest rooms and campers, sending residents down nearby streets to hunt for spaces. … Full Article
Scientists and veterinarians working for the Wildlife Conservation Society’s (WCS) New York Aquarium in Coney Island have discovered something noteworthy in the near shore waters of Long Island’s Great South Bay: a nursery ground for the sand tiger shark, a fearsome-looking but non-aggressi … Full Article
Fine sights from Brooklyn Heights. Neighborhood residents and workers glimpsed this procession up the East River Wednesday of Coast Guard cutter Legare with two cherry-red tug boats following behind.
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Better than Christmas carols.
You might chance upon the strains of electropop filling the air when you make your seasonal visit to the famed holiday decorations of Dyker Heights this year. … Full Article
The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has announced the election of Peter Ebright to the organization’s board of directors. The election took place at the Conservancy’s Dec.15 board meeting. … Full Article
Calling all Brooklyn artists! The people behind the Storefront Art Walk (SAW), the Bay Ridge exhibition that brings creative minds and merchants together, are looking for artists to take part in the 2016 show. … Full Article