Time to get cracking on a permanent pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park, officials say

The insanely popular Pop-Up Pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be dismantled after this summer’s season, and the pressure is building to get a substitute in place before the dog days of 2019. … Full Article

BRIC takes home five New York Emmy Awards

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, won five awards at the 61st annual New York Emmy Awards on Saturday. … Full Article

Gorgeous Greenpoint mural brings life to otherwise dour corner

Peter Kirchhausen had a building and a dream. And the owner of 903 Manhattan Avenue spent tens of thousands of dollars to realize it: cover an entire side of the four-story building with a glorious, colorful mural by Swedish artist Ola Kalnins. … Full Article

VIDEO: Taxi driver holds up traffic to snag money flying on Manhattan Bridge

A sharp-eyed taxi driver briefly snarled midday traffic on the Manhattan Bridge on Wednesday — but for probably the only forgivable reason: He spotted cash flying around. … Full Article


VIDEO: Victim of El Chapo leads rally against Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights

Protesters disrupted an appearance by actor Sean Penn in Brooklyn Heights on Tuesday night, protesting the sometime journalist for interviewing alleged drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman rather than helping authorities apprehend him. … Full Article


Gardeners miffed at developer of 80 Flatbush Ave.

Representatives of the planned 80 Flatbush high-rise development didn’t show up at a meeting with members of the Brooklyn Bears’ Rockwell Garden who are concerned about how shadows cast by the building would affect the amount of sunlight in their growing space,  … Full Article

Charter School plan may threaten Bed-Stuy bike repair program

Pathways for Graduation, a popular after-school program in Bedford-Stuyvesant, could be in jeopardy if the city Department of Education decides to use the space for a charter school, according to … Full Article

All aboard! 'Bike Train' prepares commuters for 'L-pocalypse'

There are plenty of excuses for not riding a bike in New York City: you’re tired, you’re scared of being hit, the city streets are a nightmare of double-parked cars, rogue drivers and even cops in bike lanes. … Full Article


Park Slope synagogue cleans up its portfolio by divesting from Chase Bank

A Park Slope synagogue is taking scripture about God’s green earth literally. … Full Article



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