Brooklyn Bridge Park suffered a well-publicized violent incident on April 15 when two shots were fired on Pier 2, and as a result, the 84th Precinct has made a request for more cops to help patrol the popular park during the summer months. … Full Article
Industry City, the collection of 16 historic warehouses that sits on 40 acres of land located next to the Sunset Park waterfront, enjoys a solid reputation as a hub for businesses, artists and budding technology entrepreneurs. … Full Article
The Brooklyn Botanic Garden is hosting the 34th annual Sakura Matsuri festival on April 25 and 26 — the largest annual event held in a U.S. public garden — which celebrates contemporary Japanese culture and, of course, the cherry blossoms. … Full Article
A clean-water advocate will make an Earth Day swim in Brooklyn's polluted Gowanus Canal, a federal Superfund site.Christopher Swain is calling for an accelerated cleanup of the site in Brooklyn. … Full Article
Done deal! At last.
Green-Wood Cemetery recently closed on a property purchase that's crucial to the makeover of the Weir Greenhouse, which is being turned into a visitors' center for the famed Brooklyn graveyard. … Full Article