Tech Triangle seeks to be top US Tech hub

More office space for high-tech companies to grow, re-use of older buildings like the Empire Stores, green connections between different parts of the “Brooklyn Tech Triangle" – these are all parts of the Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition’s plan to overtake Silicon Valley as the largest tech  … Full Article

Rally at LICH against plan to bring for-profit hospitals to Brooklyn

A controversial budget proposal designed to bring an experimental for-profit hospital to Brooklyn was killed in March, but now  … Full Article

Community Board Six rejects DOT plan to redesign 4th Avenue

Citing concerns over the impact proposed changes would have on their neighborhood, members of Community Board Six rejected a Department of Transportation (DOT) plan to redesign Fourth Avenue in Park Slope. … Full Article

Brooklyn’s college kids are pulling all-nighters with Adderall, Schumer says

Thousands of college students in Brooklyn got through their final exams last month by cramming all night and using stimulants like Adderall and Ritalin to stay awake, according to US Senator Charles Schumer, who is raising the alarm over the misuse of the drugs. … Full Article

OPINION: Who says Brooklynites don't care?

I didn’t see it coming. Not a bus barreling through a red light, but our car breaking down after a Saturday night on the town. … Full Article

Brooklyn-based theatre group to perform Elmer Rice’s ‘Street Scene’ in Park Slope

Brave New World Repertory Theatre is a performing arts company dedicated to all things Brooklyn. … Full Article

BAMcinématek presents Big Screen Epics

From Wednesday, July 3 through Thursday, July 25, BAMcinématek will present Big Screen Epics, a series of classic Hollywood epics screening in week-long runs on the brand-new Steinberg Screen at the BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn’s newest movie palace. … Full Article

Boerum Hill/Gowanus catch phrase: Go slo mo! It’s the law!

 A rectangular grid of streets in Boerum Hill and Gowanus has been designated Brooklyn’s first Neighborhood Slow Zone by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT).  If all goes as planned, signage and street markings will soon be added to the already installed speed bumps and painted s … Full Article

New novel traces Texas history

Philipp Meyer, author of the critically acclaimed “American Rust” and one of The New Yorker’s “20 under 40,” has recently published his second novel, “The So … Full Article

Leader’s illness puts brakes on Brooklyn Bike Patrol

The Brooklyn Bike Patrol, which has been active in Sunset Park, Park Slope and nearby areas since September 2011, is now on hiatus because Jay “Rocket” Ruiz, the former bicycle messenger and Army veteran who founded the escort service for women, has been hospitalized with a heart attack. … Full Article


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