Brooklyn Heights

Greenpoint YMCA unveils updated fitness, spin rooms, renovated gymnasium

“When I was a kid,” Frank Carbone, vice chairman of the board for the Greenpoint YMCA, told the group gathered on the freshly lacquered gymnasium floor, “we came here, to this Y. … Full Article

First Designer Showhouse in Brooklyn Heights brings rich history with makeover

Long before 32 Livingston St. in Brooklyn Heights was crowned the borough’s first designer Showhouse, it had a rich history of its own, often making the news.  … Full Article

Anniversary of Sandy devastation recalls Red Hook rebound

On that blustery October afternoon, a few days before Halloween 2012, the forecasts were grim. Mandatory evacuation orders were in place for nearly the entire neighborhood of Red Hook, Brooklyn. … Full Article

Levin to debate challenger Cambranes Sunday in Brooklyn City Council race

Candidates for City Council District 33 (Boerum Hill, Brooklyn Heights, Downtown Brooklyn, Greenpoint, Williamsburg) will be debating this Sunday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m. at the Commons Café, 388 Atlantic Ave. … Full Article

Fans and critics speak out about Industry City's development plan

Industry City's owners have big plans for development.

Two hotels. Academic facilities. Large stores. … Full Article

Flatbush Avenue congestion plan to be tested

Double parking and deliveries along busy Flatbush Avenue during rush hours snarl up traffic all the way to Manhattan, and now the city is testing a possible solution. … Full Article

Brooklyn man convicted for Fort Greene triple homicide

A Brooklyn man faces 75 years to life in prison for a Fort Greene triple homicide after he was convicted by a Brooklyn Supreme Court jury Tuesday. … Full Article

Officials break ground for Brooklyn Public Library Greenpoint Branch

An impressive array of Brooklyn political and cultural leadership gathered at the corner of Norman and Leonard avenues on Monday to break ground for construction of a new Greenpoint branch of the Brooklyn Public Library. … Full Article

Hotels, academic facilities and big stores planned for Industry City

Industry City's owners want to build two hotels, academic facilities and big stores. They want to expand the Sunset Park manufacturing and techie-friendly office complex's size by about 1.27 million square feet. … Full Article

De Blasio announces car-free Prospect Park in pre-election Brooklyn blitz

Mayor Bill de Blasio kicked off his weeklong occupation of Brooklyn Borough Hall with the announcement that Prospect Park will soon be permanently car-free. … Full Article


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