B37 advocates ‘serenade’ MTA members

Members of the Fifth Avenue Committee Inc. found a musical way to get their point across to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) about the need to restore full service to the B37 bus line in Brooklyn. They serenaded MTA members at their Dec. 18 board meeting! … Full Article

HeartShare president rings opening bell at Stock Exchange

Wall Street had a Brooklyn attitude on Thursday morning when Bill Guarinello, president and CEO of HeartShare Human Services of New York, rang the opening bell at the New York Stock Exhange. … Full Article

Clean water lovers rejoice! Gowanus Flushing Tunnel coming back into service

The Gowanus Canal Flushing Tunnel, which “flushes” fresh water from Buttermilk Channel into the heavily polluted canal, is going back into service this week for the first time since 2010, according to Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Carter Strickland. … Full Article

Ole! Mexican 'Urban Cuisine' comes to Montague Street

So what if folks say the upstairs space at 140 Montague St. is cursed? Giovanni Ventura's not scared. He and fellow chef Yovany Quisquina opened their first restaurant there last week. … Full Article

Traditional Heights holiday tree-lighting in 64th year

On Wednesday, for the 64th consecutive year, the switch was thrown to turn on the assortment of holiday lights at the entrance to the Brooklyn Heights Promenade, featuring a 25-foot Christmas tree and a Menorah. … Full Article

Brooklyn Bridge Park announces developer, operator of marina

Brooklyn Bridge Park (BBP) on Thursday announced the selection of a developer and operator of a first-class marina adjacent to Pier 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park.  … Full Article

All Aboard! Grand Central's iconic Oyster Bar heads for Park Slope

Nothing says Manhattan like Grand Central Terminal – and the Oyster Bar with its succulent seafood, which has brightened commuters' days for a century. Are its charms transferable to Park Slope, to a block where there's no massive transportation hub nearby? … Full Article

'Coffee geeks' welcome at Gorilla's new java joint

For people who like coffee it's paradise, or pretty darn close to it. … Full Article

Super Sprowtz to help Lutheran Medical Center launch kid-friendly program

Lutheran Medical Center is getting help from folks like Brian Broccoli, Colby Carrot and Erica Eggplant in its efforts to teach kids about nutrition. … Full Article


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