Brooklyn Heights

Bed-Stuy's Bainbridge Street named Greenest Block in Brooklyn

Persistence finally paid off for the residents of Bainbridge Street between Stuyvesant Avenue and Malcolm X Boulevard in Bedford-Stuyvesant. The stunning block was finally named the Greenest Block in Brooklyn by GreenBridge and the Brooklyn Botanic Garden (BBG), in cooperation with Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams' Office, after entering the contest every year since 2004.


Forbes and Money Magazine rank St. Francis College among the best

With a grade of A- from Money Magazine, Brooklyn Heights’ St. Francis College was again recognized on the magazine’s Best Colleges List. The recognition comes in the same week that St. Francis was selected as one of America’s Top Colleges by Forbes, the eighth year in a row the College has made that list. 


Kings County Distillery heads to Bushwick to expand

Whiskey Whiskey My Old Friend, I've Come To Talk With You Again.

Milk Of Mercy, Please Be Kind.

Bushwick bons vivants will be humming that old Kris Kristofferson tune when Kings County Distillery opens its second location two months from now.

The city's oldest whiskey producer is expanding beyond its original 15,000-square-foot home at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Eye on Real Estate has learned.  


Four reasons foodies love Bushwick

Night And Day, You Are The One — for Brooklyn foodies.

That's Bushwick we're talking about.

Gourmet eaters would looove the micro greens grown at the neighborhood's very own aquaponic farm, Edenworks. But its vegetables are being sold solely to restaurants.

To console readers who are disappointed because they can't buy Edenworks' rainbow chard, dandelion greens and purslane, we took pictures at four places in Bushwick that make foodies happy Night And Day. (Now that we've mentioned it twice, it's time to thank Cole Porter for that immortal song.)


Fish on the roof — and micro basil, too — in Bushwick

Up in the air, tilapia swim.

In Bushwick, you can say such a thing and nobody can call you crazy.

Fine fish are frolicking by the tubful on the roof of an industrial building at the corner of Bushwick and Johnson avenues.

There's piscine production going on at Edenworks, an aquaponic farm in a greenhouse on the roof of 236 Johnson Ave., upstairs from ornamental iron works and gates maker Kendi Iron Works.


‘Billions’ of Complaints: Brooklyn Heights residents split on film crews in the neighborhood

It’s a day that ends in “y,” so there is likely a film crew shooting a movie or television show somewhere in Brooklyn Heights right now. It’s part of living there — but while some people get a thrill out of spotting their favorite movie star walking down Montague Street, others can’t stand it.


Sinkhole devours part of Sunset Park intersection; no injuries

A large sinkhole sprawling two lanes developed early Tuesday morning at Fifth Avenue and 64th Street in Sunset Park. According to the Associated Press, the FDNY said no injuries were reported, and National Grid was on the scene because gas lines were affected.


BP Adams announces Greenest Block in Brooklyn

Bainbridge Street between Malcolm X Boulevard and Stuyvesant Avenue was named the Greenest Block in Brooklyn at a press conference on Tuesday morning at the Bed-Stuy location. 


LIRR announces enhanced service to Barclays Center for Islanders games

The Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) is introducing enhanced service to make New York Islanders games in Brooklyn easily accessible for fans on Long Island.


Landmarks hearing about the Pavilion Theater is postponed

Attention preservation-minded Park Slopers!

The city Landmarks Preservation Commission's public hearing on the proposed condo conversion of the Pavilion Theater has been postponed.

The hearing will not take place on Tuesday, Aug. 4 as originally scheduled.



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