Protesting the unfulfilled jobs and housing promises made by developer Forest City Ratner when seeking approval for Atlantic Yards, the development that includes Barclays Center arena, guitar-playing members of Occupy Wall Street's (OWS) "Guitarmy" marched over the Brooklyn Bridge to the arena la … Full Article
Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at Green-Wood Cemetery on Sunday as the Green-Wood Historic Fund commemorated the 236th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn with a day-long series of events. … Full Article
Councilwoman Sara M. González (D-Red Hook/Sunset Park), chair of the Juvenile Justice Committee brought her colleagues from the Council to the Red Hook Community Justice Center for a site visit. … Full Article
Head to DUMBO this weekend for one of the most unusual events in New York City’s art scene: the 2012 DUMBO Arts Festival, where more than 200,000 guests are expected at the three-day festival featuring over 500 artists, 100 studios, and 50 galleries and stages. … Full Article
An open house will be held on Saturday, Sept. 29, for 38 affordable studio apartments for rent at 40 Vanderbilt Ave. in the Navy Green development, between Flushing and Park avenues in the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Wallabout areas.
SL Green Realty Corp. reports that Blumberg-Excelsior will be relocating its corporate headquarters from 62 White St. in Manhattan to 16 Court St. in Downtown Brooklyn, a building owned by SL Green. … Full Article
On September 27, 2012, the Brooklyn Women’s Bar Association will honor Anne Swern, first assistant district attorney at the Kings County District Attorney’s Office, at its annual membership party. … Full Article