Brooklyn Heights

DUMBO Family Fest to celebrate Brooklyn Bridge Park’s upcoming additions

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy is hosting the DUMBO Family Fest, previewing the new views and parkland to come to Brooklyn Bridge Park. The party, co-sponsored by One John Street, will take place on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 11 a.m. … Full Article

Schumer says technology can stop drunk drivers

Someday, a drunk person won’t be able to drive a car because the car won’t start. U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said he wants someday to be here soon. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park: 'Let's get facts straight on Pier 6'

On Thursday, the Empire State Development Corporation will hold a hearing on proposed changes to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s General Project Plan (GPP). The park operates under a mandate that requires development sites to pay for its maintenance. … Full Article

A new arrival on Wythe Avenue

What do we think of when we think of Wythe Avenue? The Wythe Hotel. Brooklyn Bowl. Restaurants such as Rosarito Fish Shack and 12 Chairs Café. Heatonist, a shop devoted entirely to selling hot sauces. … Full Article

Cool places on Kent Avenue

You don't have to be a hipster to love Kent Avenue. Williamsburg's waterside avenue has lots of spots that charm non-hipsters, with the landmarked Domino Sugar Refinery being Numero Uno on the Hit Parade, of course. Even the avenue's graffiti is nifty-looking. … Full Article

How Sweet It Is: A ferry visit to the Domino Sugar site

The coolest thing in Williamsburg is the ferry. This is especially true in summer, when passengers can stand out on the deck and take photos without their fingers turning into wind-whipped icicles. … Full Article

OPINION: Brooklyn Library developer should do more for our community

Year after year, developers come to our communities asking for approval to build bigger, better and taller.  … Full Article

Hearing on Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 towers on Thursday

A public hearing on the proposed 31- and 15-story residential towers at Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be held this Thursday, July 30 from 6 to 9 p.m. at St. Francis College, Founders Hall, 180 Remsen Street. … Full Article

NYU Lutheran to offer free health screenings

When is the last time you had your blood pressure checked? Or went to the dentist? NYU Lutheran Family Health Centers is making sure you will run out of excuses to have these and other medical screenings done. … Full Article

Save the View Now advocates head back to court over Pierhouse height

A preservationist group fighting to preserve the view of the Brooklyn Bridge from the Brooklyn Heights Promenade is headed back to court with what it says is new evidence revealing Brooklyn Bridge Park Corp. … Full Article


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