Landlords are lowering rents for commercial space in North Brooklyn

As we approach the looming 15-month L-train shutdown, the long-awaited signs of real estate discounts in North Brooklyn neighborhoods surrounding the L are emerging. … Full Article

Brooklyn Heights Promenade was the result of 1940s battle over BQE

With all the controversy about the Brooklyn Heights Promenade possibly closing on a temporary basis due to repairs on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway underneath, it may be worth taking a look at the promenade’s history.  … Full Article

Brooklyn Law School panel encourages students to think of different roles for attorneys

The idea of the modern attorney is constantly evolving from stuffy litigants in white shoe firms sitting in Manhattan high rises to a more diverse workforce that includes attorneys continuing to take a greater role in companies' technology and product development processes. … Full Article

Williamsburg roommates hire cleaning service, return to find drunken chaos

When Williamsburg resident Kristen Nepomuceno, 28, hired a cleaning company to tidy up the home she shares with her roommate, she did not expect to return home to find the woman tasked with the housework passed out drunk on the kitchen floor. … Full Article

Well-known Manhattan cafe opens outpost in Vinegar Hill

Cafe Gitane, a well-known Nolita, Manhattan, eatery, has opened an outpost in Vinegar Hill. The new Brooklyn spot, at 70 Hudson Ave., has 10 tables and a turntable. … Full Article

‘Unprecedented’ Nightlife Town Hall creates new dialogue between residents and city

Brooklyn is the only borough in the city where electricity usage actually increases after 7 p.m., according to Con Edison and Borough President Eric Adams. In other words, Brooklyn comes alive at night. … Full Article

South African artist talks art, apartheid with US students in Bed-Stuy

JOHANNESBURG— South African artist Thokozani Mthiyane told dozens of children from a Brooklyn school to close their eyes and imagine "the worst scenario that you can." … Full Article

Author held captive for nearly 3 years tells his story in his newest book

On a Friday night in Pilgrim Surf Supply — a small surf shop in Williamsburg — people gathered around to listen to authors Michael Scott Moore and William Finnegan discuss Moore’s new book “The Desert and the Sea: 977 Days Captive on the Somali Pirate Coast.” … Full Article

Come see Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue, before or after the L-pocalypse starts

When the L-pocalypse arrives in April, this will still be a prime place to party. We're talking about the area around the Bedford Avenue L train station in Williamsburg. … Full Article

Retail vacancies abound near the Bedford Avenue L stop

L-mageddon already has a prime span of Williamsburg's Bedford Avenue in its grip. … Full Article


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