Brooklyn Heights

Group 'takes it to the streets’ on G train service

The Riders Alliance, a grass-roots advocacy organization for the city’s transit riders, has taken the improvement of the much-criticized G train as one of its main focuses. … Full Article

Renting in Brooklyn Heights? Try $14,000/ month for 2,800 square feet

A Brooklyn Heights townhouse at 36 Orange Street is up for rent for $14,000 a month, Brownstoner reports. … Full Article

Sunshine Connections: Williamsburg inspires South Florida waterfront project

Brooklyn native and South Florida developer Asaf (Asi) Cymbal of Cymbal Development says that the Williamsburg area of Broo
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Brooklyn Albanian gets 15 years for giving support to terrorists

On Tuesday at Brooklyn Federal Court, New York, Agron Hasbajrami, an Albanian citizen living in Brooklyn, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for attempting to provide material support to terrorists.  … Full Article

More than 50 hurt, 2 critically, as high-speed NJ-Manhattan ferry slams pier; 340 onboard

UPDATED 1:30 PM A high-speed ferry loaded with hundreds of commuters from New Jersey crashed into a dock in lower Manhattan on Wednesday during the morning rush hour, injuring at least 50 people, two of them critically. … Full Article

MTA's latest Smith-9th station promise: It will reopen by April

The MTA confirmed that it intends to renew service at the long-dormant Smith/9th Street Station by April 2013, according to Carroll Gardens Patch. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bookbeat: BookCourt hosts five of 2012's Best New Poets

Head to BookCourt tomorrow, Jan. 9, to hear from five of 2012's Best New Poets. Best New Poets, established seven years ago, serves to represent fifty rising poets each year. … Full Article

Campaign aims to bring Celia Cacace back home to Carroll Gardens

Celia Cacace, a Carroll Gardens activist for decades, has been forced to moved to her son’s house in Wisconsin because the building where she had her most recent apartment is being sold, and rents in the area are largely out of the range of seniors on fixed incomes. … Full Article

Indoor 'parkour' gym opens in Brooklyn

Bklyn Beast, the borough’s first "parkour" gym, has opened on Bogart Street in Bushwick, the Brooklyn Paper reports. … Full Article


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