Brooklyn Heights

Everyone's favorite street for photos in DUMBO is deserted

If you want a private moment at DUMBO's prime spot for selfie-snapping, you have to try really, really hard. ​Selfie Central, the cobble-stone-covered stretch of Washington Street near the corner of Water Street, is normally a tourist magnet. … Full Article
Last car in Prospect Park

VIDEO: Goodbye to the last private car in Prospect Park

Defying Friday morning’s freezing temperatures, more than 20 cyclists gathered at the Park Circle entrance of Prospect Park to say goodbye to a silver Subaru Forester, officially the last private car to cross the park forever. … Full Article

Sunset Park’s Tabla Rasa Gallery to open Fake News exhibition

The Tabla Rasa Gallery at 224 48th St. in Sunset Park is opening a new exhibition, “Fake News Art and Artifice,” on Saturday, Jan. 6.  … Full Article

Heights group fighting to ‘Save the View’ of the Brooklyn Bridge loses its appeal

A community group fighting to preserve the iconic view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade lost its appeal in court on Wednesday. … Full Article

Brrrr! 17 degrees on NYC’s windiest corner

TD Bank’s temperature display proclaimed it was 17 degrees at the corner of Montague and Courts Streets in Brooklyn Heights on Thursday. … Full Article
Axe Throwing Lands in Gowanus

Booze and axe throwing mix at new Gowanus bar

The latest trend in Brooklyn landed in Gowanus this month: a lodge-like bar equipped with an arsenal of throwing axes and targets set up for recreational use. … Full Article

Millions (and millions) of visitors poured into Brooklyn Bridge Park this summer

If it seemed like there were more people than last year at Brooklyn Bridge Park this past summer, you were right on the money. … Full Article

Adams pushes for more diversity on community boards

Brooklyn’s community board membership rosters will reflect the true diversity of the borough if Borough President Eric Adams gets his way in the New Year. … Full Article

Dilapidated park in DUMBO inches closer to makeover

The cracked and crumbling asphalt lot in DUMBO that is designated Bridge Park 2 by the city Parks Department is one step closer to its transformation into a green recreation area. … Full Article

Man pleads not guilty to gun possession after alleged attempted hit and run

A man caught in an alleged Crown Heights hit-and-run attempt, busted for having a handgun at the scene, was arraigned in Brooklyn’s federal court on Friday for gun possession, court officials said. … Full Article


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